By Mike DuBose Following our recent series of finding happiness, we now turn to the darker end of the spectrum. Many of us have personally experienced or witnessed major trauma during our lifetimes that has resulted in unhappiness, traveling down unresolved, very painful roads of suffering, some from childhood or
A new fitness venue is opening in Irmo in April. Kingfisher Strength will offer a resistance training environment for anyone motivated to improve their fitness and strength. The center is designed to appeal to both men and women interested in strengthening themselves both physically and mentally. Kingfisher is the brainchild
On Wednesday, September 15, 2021, Jan’s Van (The Lexington Medical Center’s Mobile Mammography Van) was at Union United Methodist Church in Irmo, SC. Jan’s Van had reserved 19 spaces for ladies to receive a mammogram and because they have had such a great response, Jan’s Van has been scheduled for
In response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, Lexington Medical Center is making changes to its COVID-19 vaccine and testing sites. Effective September 7, the vaccine clinic will move to Brookland Baptist Church, located at 1066 Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia. The vaccine clinic hours will be Monday – Friday from
The Town of Irmo awarded Richard Beale of Murraywood Health Foods as the August Business of the Month in Irmo. Richard has provided natural health foods to Irmo and the surrounding areas for more than 30 years. Murraywood Health Foods is located in Murraywood Centre at 7001 St. Andrews Rd.
By Mike DuBose and Surb Guram, MD At your last doctor’s appointment, you likely spent about a fourth of the time actually speaking with your physician and the rest sitting in the waiting room and filling out paperwork, according to Harvard Medical School. With lowered profits due to changes in
An estimated 9,232 children in South Carolina are deaf or hard of hearing and are not identified or receiving appropriate interventions. Beginnings SC is working to change that with the launch of their statewide awareness campaign, “Ready, Set, Screen.” The campaign’s goal is to ensure more children ages birth to
The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET), in partnership with Health Force, LLC, is offering free COVID-19 vaccinations as May 3. Vaccines are free to the public on a first come, first served basis at the COMET Central transit hub located at the corner of Laurel and Sumter Streets.
Governor Henry McMaster and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced today that South Carolina will advance to Phase 1b of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan beginning Monday, March 8. Phase 1b includes educators, school support staff, student teachers and district substitutes. Lexington-Richland School District Five is partnering
Maria Aulenbacher’s first pandemic was the 1919 Spanish flu. Now 111, South Carolina’s oldest resident wants to be protected for this pandemic, which is why she and her 70-plus daughter and son-in-law all got their COVID-19 vaccines together at Prisma Health. The Upstate family received their first dose of the