Of all men who undergo the “turn your head and cough” exam, 27 percent will be diagnosed with a hernia – a bulge which can occur from a weakness in the lower wall of the abdomen (the inguinal region) that allows fatty tissue and sometimes intestines to push down into the groin.
If so, don’t sweat it, says a new study. While netting 10,000 steps per day is widely considered a gold-standard goal for wellness, that benchmark isn’t rooted in science, note researchers behind a new study out of Brigham & Women’s Hospital.
The ultra-sunny summer months are upon us, making sunglasses the accessory of the season. But are yours doing their job? Read on for what to consider when shopping for shades, as well as two more tips to help protect your vision year-round.
When it comes to water safety, we could all use a refresher. A Roper St. Francis Healthcare doctor weighs in on how to keep your little swimmers and yourself safe.
Summer’s pleasures are many: lazy hammocks and breezy beach days, lemonade stands and watermelon spitting contests. Yet the hot weather and humidity bring out some less than pleasant aspects of Lowcountry living as well—specifically unpleasantness of the pesky insect variety.
We all have memory slips and occasionally misplace our keys, and that tends to happen more often as we get older. This can make it difficult to distinguish between normal age-related changes in memory and cognition and the first signs of Alzheimer’s disease
Sexual function is a vital part of men’s health, and for those suffering from erectile dysfunction, life can be frustrating and difficult.