The winter chill is behind us, leaving longer days, verdant grass, and blooms aplenty. If you’re feeling the pull to get out there and enjoy it, by all means do, as a host of recent studies highlight the many benefits of immersing yourself in Mother Nature.
Every Second Counts. Know the Signs of a Stroke. It’s summer time, which hopefully means more time to sit back, relax and let your guard down. But there’s one medical condition you should remain vigilant about: stroke.
Nothing makes you want to get outside quite like a sunny spring day. But even a leisurely stroll down the shore can feel like a hike when every step hurts.
Well, we hope not, because kidney stones can be over-the-top painful. But instead of jumping through the roof from agony, jump into a car and head to the Kidney Stone Center of Charleston at Roper Hospital
Pruritus or itching is the unpleasant sensation that causes the urge to scratch. And while there are many things that can make you itch such as a rash, skin condition or even underlying disease, there’s no denying its annoying.
Studies done by Roper St. Francis Healthcare show that patients in our area have fallen far behind on the nationally recommended guidelines for colon cancer screenings. This is worrisome.
Meet your thyroid – the petite, yet powerful gland that generates essential hormones. It’s located in the front of the neck, under the Adam’s apple and above the collarbone. The butterfly-shaped gland is powered by the pituitary gland and produces hormones that get distributed through the bloodstream to every tissue in the body. It’s job …