Street lights illuminate a bustling Coleman Boulevard. Crowds of runners, walkers and joggers bump up and down the sidewalks on their way to chain-link corrals. German shepherds sniff around for trouble, and Uptown Funk blasts from the speakers suspended overhead. The 42nd Annual Cooper River Bridge run is upon us.
Like more and more colorectal cancer patients nationwide, Mount Pleasant resident Marielle McLeod was young—she’d just turned 36—when she had a gut feeling that something was wrong.
Unfortunately, peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is not on the minds of many people, and that’s not good. PAD affects more than eight million Americans and it can be treated or lead to a stroke and heart attack. That’s a lot of ticking time bombs.
Forty years ago, cervical cancer was the leading cause of cancer-related death for women in the United States, but fortunately that trend has shifted. Today cervical cancer comes in at number four in the top causes of cancer-related death for women.
Dry eye syndrome is one of the most common reasons patients visit their ophthalmologist, with thousands of people affected each year. So, what is dry eye syndrome?
We have all done it. That split second when you get distracted as you’re chopping up carrots or celery, and whoops!—cut your finger. Or you’re enjoying a weekend walk on the beach and slice your foot on a sharp shell. No matter how it happens, at some point most of us will have to take care …
We’ve got a crush on Valentine’s Day. Who doesn’t like getting a little Hershey’s Kiss every now and then? And roses…bring them on! But over and above Cupid’s standard go-to’s, what we really love about Valentine’s Day is a chance to express our heart-felt emotions in a healthy, truly heart-filled way.