More than 1,300 women participated in the Lexington Medical Center Heart and Sole Women's Five Miler on April 21, 2018 in Columbia. This race recognizes that heart disease is the #1 killer of women and celebrates the power of a healthy lifestyle.
One of the women running in the Lexington Medical Center Heart and Sole Women's Five Miler tomorrow is Diane McNinch of West Columbia. She was born with a heart condition called Long QT Syndrome that puts her at risk for life-threatening arrhythmias. After treatment at our hospital, she's on the road enjoying her passion for running. Hear her story on the hospital blog today.
The weather will be perfect for the Heart and Sole Women's Five Miler tomorrow! Register at Arsenal Hill today from noon - 7:00 p.m. and tomorrow from 6:30 - 7:30 a.m. Race director Jeanna Moffett was a guest on WIS-TV this morning to talk about the event. Did we mention there will be medals for every finisher, roses and chocolate covered strawberries? HeartAndSoleRun.com
It's here! Tomorrow is the Lexington Medical Center Heart & Sole Women's 5-Miler. Events kick off at 7:30 am, with the 5-miler starting at 8 a.m. Visit http://www.heartandsolerun.com/ for all the course, parking and event info you need. See you there!
It’s hard to know what you should be asking about or checking for at your annual check-ups. Here’s a list of questions women should be asking at every age:
There’s a much better chance of controlling the spread of cancer if found early. If you’re at risk, make sure you go to your doctor for a screening. At Lexington Medical, we screen for breast, skin, cervical, lung, and prostate cancer. To learn more, visit: lexmed.com/cancer
Our hospital's volunteers celebrated Volunteer Week with administrators, directors and managers applauding their dedication and commitment to service at their annual luncheon this week.
In 2017, Lexington Medical Center volunteers spent more than 59,340 hours delivering flowers and cards, staffing information desks, facilitating pet therapy and assisting patients in departments throughout the hospital network.
Thank you, volunteers!
Come for the race, stay for the door prizes! Check out all of the amazing door prizes available at Saturday's event. There is still time to register!
LexMed Heart & Sole Women's Five Miler race day is Saturday! Stick around post-event for a chance to win awesome door prizes from Fleet Feet Sports Columbia, Pu...re Barre, YMCA of Columbia Association, It's the Little Things, Clean Juice, Blush Boutique & Home, Massage Works, Massage Envy, Bruegger's Bagels, DICK'S Sporting Goods, Lexington Medical Center, ReSolve Home Organizing & Styling, Carolina Marathon Association, River Bluff of Lexington, Columbia Food Tours, Columbia's Shrimp & Grits Fest... Be sure to drop your bib tag in marked bins near our stage post-race, then stick around for the festivities!
Did you know? In the US, the number one reason for seeing an orthopedic surgeon is knee pain. You can avoid or alleviate knee pain on your own by doing things such as maintaining your weight, wearing sensible shoes, and doing low-impact exercise.
Way to go, Lexington Medical Center employees! They've donated $847,783 to the hospital's 2018 Universal Employee Fund giving campaign this month. The money will serve patients in need and employees facing catastrophic situations. We're proud of Team LMC!
Last year, more than 1,300 women participated in the Lexington Medical Center Heart and Sole Women's Five Miler. How many women will run and walk together this year to raise awareness for the dangers of heart disease?
We're just nine days away from the 17th annual Lexington Heart and Sole Women's Five Miler! Learn about the brand new race course and more in this WIS-TV interview with Dawndy Mercer-Plank and race director Jeanna Moffett. Register at HeartAndSoleRun.com.
Join D2 & Me for a Conversation about Monitoring and Treatment of High and Low Blood Glucose on April 18 at 5:45 pm. This free event will be held at Lexington Family Practice. Register for this event and others by calling (803) 361-8435.