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14
Jun

Free Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis Vaccinations for those without Insurance

Did you know that adults need a booster?  Well you do!! Don’t be a carrier and infect your children or grandchildren.  Call your family physician today.  If you do not have insurance Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital 2 West (843-652-1948) is giving free boosters on Thursday from 10:00 – 11:00 AM or  Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital …

1
Jun

HealthFinders: Events & Classes for June 2017

Events are free and held at HealthFinders unless indicated. To register, please call 843.692.4444 or visit MyGrandStrandHealth.com/Events.  HealthFinders is located in the Coastal Grand Mall (next to Dillard’s) Activities and Classes available: Camp Air Waves & Seven Seas: Tuesday – Friday, June 20 – 23, 8:30 am – 4 pm. This annual event is Grand Strand …

31
May

Stage Left in Market Common Presents Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias By Robert Harling The action is set in Truvy’s beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies who are “anybody” come to have their hair done. Helped by her eager new assistant, Annelle (who is not sure whether or not she is still married), the outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free …

9
May

IRS Offers Tips to Taxpayers Preparing for Hurricanes, Floods and Other Natural Disasters

IRS Newswire      May 9, 2017      Issue Number: IR-2017-98 For Hurricane Preparedness Week: IRS Offers Tips to Taxpayers Preparing for Hurricanes, Floods and Other Natural Disasters WASHINGTON —With Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 7 to 13, now in progress and the start of the Atlantic hurricane season looming on June 1, the Internal …

25
Apr

USA.gov sends out warning regarding Scams!

You get a call from someone who says she’s from the IRS. She says that you owe back taxes. She threatens to sue you, arrest or deport you, or revoke your license if you don’t pay right away. She tells you to put money on a prepaid debit card and give her the card numbers. …

24
Apr

Blue CareOn Demand

 BlueCross BlueShield Offers: Need to see a doctor when the office is closed? Blue CareOnDemandSM doctors are always in! Get the medical help you need around the clock with a virtual visit to Blue CareOnDemand. For the low cost of your PCP co-payment, board-certified physicians are available to diagnose and treat minor medical issues any time …

20
Apr

CMS Releases Final Individual Market Rules for the Affordable Care Act

April 14, 2017 – 12:20 pm in News & Insights From: ACA Thursday is the Official Newsletter of Health Care Reform Center & Policy Institute and Healthcare Reform Magazine Late Thursday afternoon, the Trump Administration released final individual market rules hoping to stabilize the Affordable Care Act. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), these …

3
Apr

April is Autism Awareness Month

What is Autism? Autism is a developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life. Autism Spectrum Disorders are the result of a neurological disorder that affects functioning of the brain. It is four to five times more common in males and occurs in all social and ethnic groups. Family income, lifestyle …

3
Mar

National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to return to the basics of healthy eating. It is also the time of year when the Academy celebrates expertise of registered dietitian nutritionists as the food and nutrition experts.  http://www.eatright.org Eating right doesn’t have to be complicated — simply begin to …

22
Jan

Glaucoma: Healthy Aging Tip from NIH Senior Health

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that can lead to vision loss and blindness. It occurs more often in adults over 60, in African Americans over 40, and in people with a family history of the disease. In the early stages, glaucoma has no warning signs, but if left untreated, changes in vision eventually …