Because, hey, if life’s a beach…might as well make it a safe beach. National Beach Safety Week is here, and none too soon. There was already one tragic drowning fatality on Sullivan’s Island over Memorial Day weekend.
Surgery is not the final answer. How many times have you heard that? It’s true, and that is our mission as bariatric surgeons; to inform potential patients of their options regarding bariatric surgery.
There are several types of gastrointestinal (GI) or gastric ulcers. Each of the different ulcers typically produces different symptoms. However, the most common symptom is a burning pain felt coming from the middle of your chest that radiates to your throat and belly button.
There are several definitions of obesity. If one looks in the Merriam-Webster dictionary the definition reads: a condition that is characterized by excessive accumulation and storage of fat in the body and that in an adult is typically indicated by a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater.
Dr. Valerie Scott’s Advice for Men’s Health Month (and our ongoing celebration of all things Dad) In light of Father’s Day and National Men’s Health Month, let’s talk a bit about our guys and keeping them healthy.
Should I buy organic for my family and myself?
Most Americans consume way too much salt. Salt, or more specifically sodium (which is 40% of salt), is necessary for our body to function, but it’s easy to get too much.
The final school bells have rung here in the Lowcountry – always a reason to celebrate, for students, teachers and parents alike. Everybody needs a little shift in routine and a break from rigid schedules, not to mention homework. But the unstructured days of summer can be hazardous to your child’s health