Richland County Government has awarded $150,000 to the Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc. (Mirci) through its Community Impact Grant. The award will strengthen MIRCI’s accredited behavioral healthcare services. Mirci serves those with serious and persistent mental illness, many of whom have experienced homelessness. It uses the evidence-based practice Assertive CommunityContinue Reading

Lexington Medical Center has again received an ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group. This national distinction celebrates Lexington Medical Center’s achievements in protecting hospital patients from preventable harm and errors. “Lexington Medical Center is constantly striving to provide the best possible outcomes for our patients,” said Tod Augsburger,Continue Reading

Lexington Medical Center is pleased to announce it has awarded $1,400,500 to 26 organizations in the Midlands that enhance the health and well-being of community members. Lexington Medical Center’s Community Outreach Committee and the Lexington Medical Center Foundation award the grants annually. The 2024 grantees are: American Red CrossBeginnings SCBrooklandContinue Reading

Brooke a third-grade student at Chapin Elementary School (CES) with autism got a chance to go surfing at Folly Beach recently. She’s participated in Surfers Healing for the past two years. Surfers Healing’s mission is to enrich the lives of people living with autism by exposing them to the experienceContinue Reading

By Dee Griffin Physical therapy is one very important modality that you should be using if you are experiencing a decrease in movement, pain caused by injuries, chronic pain, chronic conditions, or neurological diseases. Physical therapists work with patients to develop personalized treatment plans that may include exercises, manual therapy,Continue Reading

By Mike DuBose In our last article, we discussed the fascinating subject of dreaming and how restful sleep is far better than owning gold. We recently examined eight medical school and university studies by scientists and found common, documented sleep-improvement techniques. Unfortunately, one-third of Americans suffer from sleep problems whichContinue Reading

Understanding its significance and benefits By Dee Griffin In today’s fast-paced world, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With so much going on, it’s important to take a step back and make our own well-being a priority. Enter self-care. Self-care is theContinue Reading

By Matt Belyus Valet Tech To continue with our series on A.I. and how it will impact all of our lives.  The article last week was written using ChatGPT.  The entire process took 30 seconds.  I put in the command “Newspaper article on A.I. in the medical field 450 wordsContinue Reading