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Upstate cystic fibrosis partnership recognized by national group

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and its South Carolina state chapter honored Prisma Health Children’s Hospital and its pediatric cystic fibrosis program for their outstanding partnership in promoting cystic fibrosis (CF) awareness, fundraising and general advocacy for the patients and families they serve. Only 14 of the 200-plus national CF accredited programs received...
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They didn’t know what to name their baby – then this happened

Andrea Smith and Brian Allen were having trouble settling on a name for the baby girl they were expecting in July of 2018 – their fifth child. They had been through the name books and seen some names they liked, but couldn’t decide. Among the favorites were Rachel – a name mom liked – and...
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Nurse Residency Program provides new graduates with solid foundation

Have you recently graduated or are about to graduate with a nursing degree? Are you interested in joining the Greenville Health System (GHS) team? If you answered yes to both of these questions, the GHS Nurse Residency Program may be for you.
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Fellowship brings together health care sectors often at odds

Last week, Greenville Health System welcomed the third class of Aspen Institute Health Innovator Fellows to Greenville, S.C. for a six-day seminar examining effective, enlightened leadership in the health care sector.
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When brain cancer changes your life

My brain is no longer whole, but I am better for it. If anyone had told me seven years ago that I would be diagnosed with brain cancer and would live to tell about it I would have laughed at them. Me? Brain cancer? No, I am not strong enough.
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A family’s story: What Radiothon makes possible

When my daughter Riley was first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D), I was heartbroken. Receiving the news that your child has an incurable disease is something you never expect.
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Brendi Stokes honored with GHS Stellar Service Award

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Brendi Stokes, RN, has received the 2018 Greenville Health System (GHS) Larry M. Greer Stellar Service Award, indicating an exemplary commitment to service for patients and fellow employees.
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Stroke lessons learned the hard way

I dreamed I had a stroke. In my dream, I knew I was in the midst of a stroke, but I couldn’t talk or get up. I could use my phone, though, and managed to text for help. In the emergency room, the doctor asked me if I had a living will.
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When cancer changes your college plans

Zach Newton was a junior engineering student in the fall of 2015 when everything changed. A week into the fall semester at his school, the Liberty, S.C. native began to experience severe abdominal pain that sent him to the local emergency room.
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Kenzie’s snuggles help children through traumatic times

A news story at the end of November revealed that Greenville emergency rooms saw seven sexual assault victims in a 24-hour period—the highest number for a single day that Shauna Galloway-Williams could remember.
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