Report: Health gap widens between Greenville and rest of the U.S.

People who live in rural Appalachia, which includes six South Carolina counties, generally suffer from poorer health than other Americans.

GHS awards $12.4M in grants to make our community healthier

Nine organizations will receive funding to address health issues across Greenville County.

GHS to open new maternity unit at Patewood Memorial

The 26,000-square-foot space will feature 10 labor/delivery rooms with tubs for water therapy, 30 postpartum rooms, a recovery room, and more.

Clemson prof gets $6M for research to lower price of drugs used to treat breast cancer, MS

Professor Sarah Harcum will study better ways of engineering Chinese hamster ovary cells, which the drug industry uses to produce biopharmaceuticals.

Clemson University researchers work to improve lasers for military use

Engineering professors John Ballato and Lin Zhu have received $3.2 million from the Department of Defense to refine lasers for possible military use.

An eight-minute simulation lets caregivers experience dementia

Virtual Dementia Tour simulates the challenges a dementia patient experiences in doing everyday things.

Furman University receives about $500K for science equipment

Furman University has been awarded a four-year, $497,183 grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation to purchase microscopes and more.

Eating disorders cut across generations and gender

In popular perception, eating disorders most commonly affect female adolescents and young women, but the mental illness’ victims are far more wide-ranging.

GHS’ MedTrans, doctor honored by EMS association

In rural Greenville and Upstate areas where a car crash victim might bleed out before reaching the nearest trauma center, there are rescuers on wings, swooping in to save lives. Pilots, paramedics, and nurses rescue hundreds of people each year with the Greenville Health System’s MedTrans helicopter and AirMed Regional fixed-wing medical plane EMS programs. The […]

Upgraded planetarium reopens at Roper Mountain Science Center

The stars are twinkling again at Greenville’s Roper Mountain Science Center.

Behind the screens

Heart disease has been considered a “man’s disease” for a long time when in fact it is the leading killer of both women and men. The difference (and the problem) lies with the fact that symptoms can vary greatly between men and women, and many people don’t realize it. While pressure or chest discomfort are […]

Clemson scientists discover 5 early universe gamma-ray blazars

Scientists have identified five of the oldest and largest gamma-ray blazars yet known, a discovery that may unlock the mysteries of deep space.

GHS offers free, drive-thru flu shots

The flu is spreading among Upstate residents this winter, and the Greenville Health System is urging people to get their flu shots.

The 2016 Top 5: Science & Technology

Here are some of the institutions and people that shaped a year of innovation.

GHS asks children, sick visitors to not visit patients this holiday season

The Greenville Health System Children’s Hospital today put into effect a voluntary restriction for visitors under 18. That voluntary restriction affects only pediatric visitors for patients in the Children’s Hospital, not for patients at GHS’ other hospitals. “We needed to take this step because of increasing levels of respiratory viruses and influenza in our community,” […]