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 …
Yes, it’s definitely that time again. Flu season. And after last year’s hard hit—one of the deadliest influenza epidemics in recent memory, with 49 million cases among all age groups—the Centers for Disease Control is hitting the prevention message hard. The short and sweet of it: GET YOUR FLU SHOT!
The fall and winter holidays will soon be here, taunting you with all the festive foods and drinks that trigger painful acid reflux symptoms like heartburn, chest pressure and burning sensations in the throat. When you suffer from GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) it can be hard to get into the spirit of the season.
Ahh, yes…finally! The temperatures are dropping, the air is crisp and refreshing (not muggy and overbearing), and the golden light of autumn calls your name, beckons you to be outside. The fall is the dream season for Lowcountry runners—including our CEO Lorraine Lutton, who is thankful for refreshing coolness after summer’s humidity.
For years and years, Shelley tried to lose weight but traditional methods weren’t working for her. Finally, she successfully lost 100 pounds and became a healthier person with weight loss surgery. Hear her story:
Karen Rowe was a healthy, active mother of three, with no risk factors or family history of breast cancer. Like lots of busy women, she was behind on her mammogram, and then felt a lump.
In the wake of this past summer’s high profile suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, there was a flurry of media attention on mental illness and depression. Then the news cycle changed and attention shifted elsewhere, while those dealing with depression continue to suffer, often silently. Given the prevalence and severity of this illness, …
Our three hospital Emergency Departments (Bon Secours St. Francis, Roper Hospital & Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital) and two freestanding Emergency Departments (Berkeley & Northwoods) stayed open during the storm. The rest of our facilities resumed regular operations Monday Sept. 17. Check this blog and Twitter for updates