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Blue CareOnDemand is not included in all BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina health plans. You can check your eligibility through My Health Toolkit ®. When you log in, select the Resources tab. If the service is included with your plan, you’ll see Blue CareOnDemand listed under Tools
Blue CareOnDemand is not a replacement for your regular doctor. You should continue getting regular checkups and preventive care.…

Eat Well to Live Well
It’s been said that you are what you eat. So, to stay healthy, it’s important to be mindful of what you put on your plate
If you’re trying to lose weight, it can be tempting to try out a fad diet, but these are often too strict to be realistic for most people — and may even deprive you of certain nutrients.
What Does a Healthy Eating Plan Look Like?
A healthy diet is well-balanced and doesn’t restrict…

Buying your first home is a major milestone achievement and definitely not something to be taken lightly. So before settling negotiations with your real estate agent, consider every single little detail there is about the house that you are interested in buying. Not sure what the right questions to ask are? Here are some questions to …

Women are often warned to not consume alcohol during pregnancy but there is conflicting advice about whether a breastfeeding mother can safely drink alcohol....

Women report being less prepared in terms of knowledge about mortgages and also comparison shop less than men. This can result in considerably higher costs.

Prevent a Hairy Situation
June is Men’s Health Month – a good time to remember that prevention can go a long way to keeping you healthy. Preventive screenings can help you catch health problems early when they may be more easily treatable
BMI
Body mass index, or BMI, is a way to determine if you’re at a healthy weight for your height. BMI is a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters.
A BMI from 18.5 to 24.9…

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What usually starts innocently enough as taking pain medication appropriately prescribed by a doctor, can turn into a deadly addiction for some. On this segm...

Karen had a kidney transplant that lasted her over 25 years but when it failed, it was her brother who gave the ultimate gift of life to his sister. But that...

In a preview of tomorrow's Carb Day broadcast at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Tom shows the Chevy Stage where we will broadcast live 6 AM to 10 AM EST on you...

FLORENCE, S.C. – McLeod Health-McLeod Regional Medical Center announced that it achieved the Healthgrades 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience Award.

Last year, DAODAS launched the "Just Plain Killers" campaign and Thursday the agency unveiled another component of that effort. Governor Henry McMaster joined DAODAS and state lawmakers to announce the newest feature in the state's opioid addiction prevention campaign.

It is understood that chewing tobacco can lead to oral cancer but what about kissing someone who chews tobacco? Are you at risk if you frequently kiss someon...

A group of muscles in your shoulder make up the rotator cuff. Injuries can bring pain and sleepless nights. McLeod Orthopedic Specialist David Lukowski, MD, explained to a group of Brunswick County North Carolina residents how to spot and treat rotator cuff injuries.

On this segment of Second Opinion LIVE!, Primary Care Physician, Dr. Lou Papa, explains that just because vitamins claim to be "natural", it doesn't mean the...

Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) is a non-surgical radiation therapy that treats cancerous tumors in the brain and spine. This form of treatment allows the McLeod Radiation Oncology team to deliver precisely-targeted radiation with sub-millimeter accuracy in a fewer number of treatments offering patients more convenience and a better quality of life.

Open the appropriate app. Take a finger and touch the top of your wrist watch. Hold this for 30-seconds while electrodes on the back of the watch detect electrical signals from your heart and looks for rhythm abnormalities.

With the scans and tests completed and a cancer diagnosis confirmed the next step is often your first appointment with an oncologist.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the second most impactful condition affecting children’s health in the U.S. Learn more in the new Health of America report.

For the past 25 years, I have been in leadership roles in health care insurance, most recently at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. My customers come to my team for solutions that address rising costs and smart use of data and technology, while demonstrating innovative thinking and responsiveness. With some frequency, I call upon earlier skills that I developed in the U.S. Army as an officer…

A ribbon cutting was held on Thursday for McLeod’s newly expanded on-site health center in Florence.

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More than three decades after it was chartered on May 8, 1986, the Georgetown Breakfast Rotary Club has become an evening organization.

Have you scheduled your colonoscopy
Early detection may save your life.
The best way to avoid many illnesses is prevention. A routine checkup, even if you are feeling fine, is the best way to stay healthy. Yearly exams or physicals are a good time to have a conversation with your doctor about important health screenings and when you should get them.
For example, starting at age 50, you should have a colonoscopy to screen for colon cancer. If there is a family history…

Most adults with arthritis don’t exercise. In South Carolina and North Carolina up to 70% of adults with arthritis get less than 90 minutes of exercise each week.