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What Is Plantar Fasciitis?

Apr 27, 2018, 1:10 PM by Lexington Medical Center
Do you feel pain in the heel of your foot when you first get out of bed in the morning? How about late at night?

Addressing Suicide

Jun 28, 2018, 3:08 PM by Lexington Medical Center
Two celebrity suicides occurred this month – fashion designer Kate Spade and TV personality and chef Anthony Bourdain.

Fighting Back Against School Bullying

Aug 14, 2018, 4:14 PM by Lexington Medical Center
Did you know that more than 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year and approximately 160,000 teens skip school every day because of it?

The Medical Dangers of Floodwater

Sep 18, 2018, 10:26 AM by Lexington Medical Center
The eastern parts of South Carolina and our neighbors in North Carolina continue to face severe threats from floodwater this week in the wake of Hurricane Florence.

The Mysterious Illness Paralyzing Children

Oct 19, 2018, 3:10 PM by Lexington Medical Center
You’ve probably heard about the mysterious polio-like condition causing muscle weakness and paralysis in more than 100 children across the United States this year.

The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

Jan 29, 2019, 9:50 AM by Lexington Medical Center
According to the American Red Cross, more than 15,200 people go to hospital emergency rooms each year to be treated for carbon monoxide poisoning.

Flu Mythbusters

Jan 10, 2018, 3:33 PM by Lexington Medical Center
Is it just a bad cold? When is it too late to get a flu vaccine? Will the flu shot give me the flu?

The Importance of An Annual Eye Exam

Apr 4, 2019, 10:20 AM by Lexington Medical Center
This week, WLTX interviewed Dr. Jeremy Crisp of Lexington Family Practice Northeast, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice, about the importance of an annual eye exam.

Treating Chronic Sinus Infections

Jun 29, 2019, 3:25 PM by Lexington Medical Center
Dr. Brian Heaberlin of Lexington ENT & Allergy, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice, was a guest on the WLTX Spotlight segment to talk about the ways his practice can treat chronic sinus infections.

Lexington Medical Center Statement on Tuberculosis Testing

Nov 13, 2019, 4:28 PM by Lexington Medical Center
Out of an abundance of caution, Lexington Medical Center took steps to contact a group of Lexington Oncology Infusion Center patients, staff and visitors who may have been in the same general area as someone who was recently diagnosed with tuberculosis.

Understanding Coronavirus

Mar 11, 2020, 1:40 PM by Lexington Medical Center
As of today, more than 83,000 people around the world have been diagnosed with COVID-19, commonly called coronavirus.

Know Where to Go: Urgent Care

Mar 6, 2020, 3:49 PM by Lexington Medical Center
Cold and flu season continues in the Midlands and around the country. Inside Lexington Medical Center's network of care, there are Urgent Care facilities located around Lexington County.

Coronavirus Facts and Resources

Mar 10, 2020, 1:49 PM by Lexington Medical Center
While a new type of illness can be scary, community members can protect themselves by following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for preventing respiratory illnesses.

Schedule an E-Visit with LMC MyChart

May 7, 2020, 11:35 AM by Lexington Medical Center
If you're experiencing symptoms that you are concerned may be related to COVID-19 (or coronavirus) but are hesitant to visit the doctor, Lexington Medical Center is now offering e-visits.

Don't Delay Treatment During COVID-19

May 22, 2020, 9:37 AM by Lexington Medical Center
While concerns about catching the coronavirus during a trip to the doctor are understandable, it’s important not to delay medical attention for serious issues.

Lexington Medical Center and DHEC to Offer Free COVID-19 Testing

May 27, 2020, 1:02 PM by Lexington Medical Center
Lexington Medical Center and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control are working together to provide free COVID-19 testing at White Knoll High School in Lexington County on Tuesday, June 2 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Lexington Medical Center and DHEC Continue to Offer Free COVID-19 Testing

Jun 3, 2020, 9:07 AM by Lexington Medical Center
Lexington Medical Center and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control are working together to provide free COVID-19 testing at Brookland Baptist Church, which is located at 1066 Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia, on Tuesday, June 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Free COVID-19 Screening in Pelion

Jun 26, 2020, 3:48 PM by Lexington Medical Center
At the request of Senators Katrina Shealy and Nikki Setzler, Lexington Medical Center and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control are working together to provide free COVID-19 testing for residents of Pelion, Swansea and other nearby communities.

A Skin Routine During COVID-19

Jul 3, 2020, 11:55 AM by Lexington Medical Center
With so much hand washing and hand sanitizer during the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors are reporting seeing patients with dry skin.

Wear A Mask

Jul 9, 2020, 3:40 PM by Lexington Medical Center
COVID-19 cases are increasing in South Carolina. In addition to social distancing and hand hygiene, one of the best ways to stop the spread of the virus is to wear a mask.

Free COVID-19 Screening in Lexington, July 14

Jul 10, 2020, 9:44 AM by Lexington Medical Center
Lexington Medical Center and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control are working together to provide free COVID-19 testing at Lexington High School, located at 2463 Augusta Highway in Lexington on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Free COVID-19 Screening in Lexington on Tuesday, July 28

Jul 27, 2020, 10:03 AM by Lexington Medical Center
At the request of Senator Katrina Shealy, Lexington Medical Center and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control are working together to provide free COVID-19 testing at Willow Ridge Church, located at 104 Sycamore Tree Road in Lexington, on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Free COVID-19 Screening in Chapin on Saturday

Jul 20, 2020, 3:14 PM by Lexington Medical Center
Lexington Medical Center and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control are working together to provide free COVID-19 testing at Chapin High School, located at 300 Columbia Avenue in Chapin on Saturday, July 25, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Help for Ear Wax

Jul 28, 2020, 10:43 AM by Lexington Medical Center
Brian K. Heaberlin, MD, is a doctor at Lexington ENT & Allergy, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice.

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Disclaimer: This blog is intended for general understanding and education about Lexington Medical Center. Nothing on the blog should be considered or used as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Blog visitors with personal health or medical questions should consult their health care provider.