Year: 2020

Fresh Health News: Summer 2020

Fresh Health News: Summer 2020

Going the Distance New research suggests how much you walk may be more important than how hard you hustle If
Safeguard Your Sight

Safeguard Your Sight

Summer’s here and we’re all heading outside to soak up that sunshine. You’ve likely considered sunscreen (we hope!), but make
What’s Bugging You?

What’s Bugging You?

A look at the Lowcountry’s most common pests—and how to fend off their bites and stings Written by Anna Miller
A Healthy Foundation

A Healthy Foundation

How much do you know about your skeleton—the framework that carries you throughout your days? Here, get schooled on how
Hit the Surf!

Hit the Surf!

After months spent mostly homebound, you may have a particularly strong itch to immerse yourself in nature this summer and/or
Fixing the Leak

Fixing the Leak

Open-heart surgery is the standard method for repairing mitral valves, but for some, a treatment option now available at Roper
It’s True: Face Masks Protect Communities from Covid

It’s True: Face Masks Protect Communities from Covid

Make Masking Up Your Contribution to Fighting Coronavirus Masks may take a little getting used to, but as coronavirus numbers
Your heart rate says a lot about you

Your heart rate says a lot about you

  Your heart beats about 115,000 times in 24 hours, faithfully circulating blood throughout your body. That’s probably not something
Are statin medications right for you?

Are statin medications right for you?

About 40 million Americans take a statin medication to lower their LDL cholesterol and reduce their risk for cardiovascular disease.
Seven essential men’s health screenings

Seven essential men’s health screenings

Why you should get over your dread of the doctor right now Unlike women, who are often referred to a
Summer vaginal health

Summer vaginal health

Summer vaginal health: take care ‘down there’ Summer is a great time to catch up on medical exams and screenings.
Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer’s?

Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer’s?

  If you are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease, you know that the experience is both a gift and
Beyond bugs: snakebites and jellyfish stings

Beyond bugs: snakebites and jellyfish stings

Common outdoor pests can put a damper on summer plans. But some less-common bites and stings—like those from snakes or
How to combat the coronavirus blues

How to combat the coronavirus blues

Nearly half of people in the United States say the coronavirus pandemic has negatively affected their mental health, according to
COVID-19 Healthcare Hero

COVID-19 Healthcare Hero

During this global pandemic, our teammates are bravely fighting for our community and one another, and we want them to
Graduating Class of COVID-19

Graduating Class of COVID-19

  August 2019 marked the start of my final year at the College of Charleston. More knowledgeable, prepared and mature,
It’s high season for allergies. Are you ready?

It’s high season for allergies. Are you ready?

  Sneezing? Check. Stuffy nose? Yes. Watery eyes? Yup. Must be allergy season in South Carolina. Seasonal allergies are caused by
Inspired by Asia

Inspired by Asia

This spring, cook up healthy, delicious dishes filled with flavors from the East Recipes by Caroline Chambers – Photographs by
Make it Healthier: Cocktails

Make it Healthier: Cocktails

  Spring is typically a busy season for outdoor socializing. And for adults, festive gatherings often include alcohol. As temperatures
Diet Myth: Going Gluten-Free Will Help You Lose Weight

Diet Myth: Going Gluten-Free Will Help You Lose Weight

  THE FLAW: Gluten is the protein most commonly found in breads and grains. “While eliminating breads, cereals, pastas, etc.