The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Thursday, August 15 that a medication used to treat migraines was being pulled from shelves because continued use could lead to serious, life threatening infections.
Officials from the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) say two more restaurants in the Palmetto state could have exposed their customers to Hepatitis A, as a reported outbreak of the virus continues.
Do you remember your favorite part of summer camp as a kid? Well, Catherine Ray Tucker does, all thanks to the power of medicine and a camp for kids meant to inspire and give the experience of a lifetime.
As the debate regarding abortion and women’s rights continues to heat up across the nation, Planned Parenthood has staged a national ‘STOP THE BANS’ day of action protest to fight against restrictive abortion laws being passed in the country.
A local podiatrist says a new procedure is literally changing the game for those suffering from bunions. The proof is in the testimonies of patients back recovering in record time, and that includes a local grandmother with every need to stay on her feet.
Karyne and James Worthy are high school sweethearts. After 29 years as husband and wife, they share everything. There’s one thing, though, that Karyne can’t give James, but she’s determined to find it.
Lexington Medical Center’s new patient care tower features a mosaic with the photos of 4,068 babies born at the hospital over the years. Did you have a baby there and submit a photo? Come see it at the hospital inside the Main Entrance lobby.
Heart disease is the #1 killer of women in America. Join Lexington Medical Center and the women of WIS for the Heart and Sole Women’s Five Miler on Saturday, April 20 in Finlay Park. Register and HeartAndSoleRun.com
Lexington Medical Center has opened its new patient care tower. As the largest hospital expansion in South Carolina history, it’s the new home of the hospital’s Mother/Baby unit, 8 new operating rooms, more than 200 beds and expanded dining options. The hospital looks forward to taking care of the M
The University of South Carolina’s Carolina Health Advocacy Medicolegal Partnership (CHAMPS) Clinic is made up of a team of graduate students and faculty from USC’s School of Law. They work with low-income clients to understand the medical system.
Legacy Pharmaceutical Packaging is voluntarily recalling 43 lots of medication used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. Do not stop taking the medication until you have a new treatment plan prepared by a doctor or pharmacist.
The latest case "shows the cure of Timothy Brown was not a fluke and can be recreated," said Dr. Keith Jerome of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle who had no role. He added that it could lead to a simpler approach that could be used more widely.
Did you know that 1 in 3 South Carolinians dies from cardiovascular disease? Lexington Medical Center is lighting up in RED this month to show support for awareness. Visit LexMed.com/Know to test your heart knowledge with a quiz about blood pressure, heart attacks or heart disease.
Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome a new heart surgeon to the hospital’s network of care. Heather M. Currier, MD, FACCP, is a cardiothoracic surgeon at Lexington Cardiovascular Surgery. LexingtonCardiovascular.com