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Watch Out for Hazardous Toys This Holiday Season

The holidays are a magical time for children. In addition to the beautiful lights and fun activities, many kids get the toys and games they’ve been dreaming about all year. As your local Lancaster doctors, Palmetto Tri-County Primary Care cares about your...

The Great American Smokeout Is November 21

November 21 is The Great American Smokeout. This observance was started by the American Cancer Society in 1977 to spread awareness about the dangers of smoking. As providers of primary care in Lancaster, SC the doctors and nurses at Palmetto Tri-County Primary Care...

Top 5 Child Safety Tips

One of the greatest qualities children possess is their curiosity. While this is a great way for young ones to learn new skills and explore their environment, it can also lead to danger. To help you keep your child safe during their most inquisitive moments, the...

4 Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

Halloween is almost upon us! After that, other fall and winter holidays won’t be far behind. These special times are the best because we get to spend time with family and friends –  and enjoy some delicious food while we’re at it! However, the busyness of...

7 Ways to Cut 50 Calories Every Day

Are you looking to lose weight but are struggling to find the best and most healthy way to do it? Palmetto Tri-County Primary Care wants to help! Our doctors in your area deal with many family practice and internal medicine issues, we see the connection between weight...

How Long Is the Fall Allergy Season?

Fall is back again so is another allergy season. Although we typically think about seasonal allergies and pollen in the spring, fall can be just as bad – or worse – depending on your sensitivities. So how long can you expect to struggle with sneezing, coughing, and a...

September Is National Cholesterol Awareness Month

What do you think of when you hear the word cholesterol? You probably think about something negative that turns up on your bloodwork. A waxy, fat-like substance, cholesterol is found in your body and in various foods. Thankfully, there are ways to manage your levels...

How Often Should Women Have Bone Density Tests?

Osteoporosis is a disease that affects your skeletal structure, causing your bones to become very weak and more prone to fractures and other issues. In general, this condition affects women more than men. But how often should women get their bones tested? Here are...

3 Ways to Prevent Mosquito Bites

Preventing mosquito bites is important for a couple of reasons. Not only will it keep you from dealing with that annoying itch, but it can also keep you from contracting harmful diseases like the Zika virus. Although most cases of Zika are acquired in other countries,...

Are Home Blood Pressure Monitors Accurate?

High blood pressure is one of the most common medical conditions in America. Medication, diet, exercise, and regular monitoring are often prescribed to keep things under control.    While many think that home blood pressure tests are just as accurate as the...

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