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Ele-Mental: Stay Positive for a Healthy Finish to 2020Body & Mind

Ele-Mental: Stay Positive for a Healthy Finish to 2020

Written by Stratton Lawrence “One star — would not recommend.”  If years received online ratings, 2020 would be a dud.
Compassionate CareFamily

Compassionate Care

Palliative and hospice care teams offer a variety of comforts for patients and families facing life-limiting illnesses Written by Jennifer
Viral OverloadBody & Mind

Viral Overload

Learn how to navigate flu season in the time of a global pandemic Written by Lauren B. Johnson Coughing, sneezing,
Fast action saved Royalty’s lifeFeatured Articles

Fast action saved Royalty’s life

Royalty Butler sat on her bed to talk with her fiancé about buying her spunky four-year-old daughter a hula hoop.
Take control of your breast healthFeatured Articles

Take control of your breast health

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month but taking control of your breast health is more than a one-month commitment. This
COVID-19 and youth sports: Is it safe to play?Family

COVID-19 and youth sports: Is it safe to play?

As communities, schools and workplaces slowly start to reopen, many are welcoming back another time-honored tradition – the return to
Men’s Health: Stay well with preventive medicineFeatured Articles

Men’s Health: Stay well with preventive medicine

Let’s be honest: A trip to the doctor’s office doesn’t top anyone’s fun list. But, regular well visits are key
Maskne is real, here’s how to treat itBody & Mind

Maskne is real, here’s how to treat it

How masks and COVID-19 are changing skin care routines Is wearing a face covering causing your skin to break out?
When to Find Help for Knee PainFeatured Articles

When to Find Help for Knee Pain

Are you making your knee pain worse by ignoring it? Knee pain varies in intensity and seriousness and can affect
Managing the symptoms of menopauseFeatured Articles

Managing the symptoms of menopause

Recognize the Signs to Find the Relief You Need Women often dread or fear menopause. But for many, it can
A selfless act of love changed one couple’s lifeFeatured Articles

A selfless act of love changed one couple’s life

Renée gave birth to a beautiful baby boy at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital on February 8, 2020. His journey
It’s True: Face Masks Protect Communities from CovidFeatured Articles

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 youFeatured Articles

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?Body & Mind

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 screeningsFeatured Articles

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 healthBody & Mind

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?Featured Articles

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 stingsFeatured Articles

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 bluesBody & Mind

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
Graduating Class of COVID-19Community

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?Featured Articles

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
Pet Power! 3 Ways Your 4-Legged Friends Enhance HealthBody & Mind

Pet Power! 3 Ways Your 4-Legged Friends Enhance Health

Do you identify as a dog person, or perhaps a crazy cat lady? Or maybe you’re an equal opportunity pet
10 Women Who Made Their Mark in MedicineAdvances in Healthcare

10 Women Who Made Their Mark in Medicine

Trailblazers, innovators and wartime heroines Women have been making their mark in medicine for centuries Women have made significant contributions
Why Colonoscopy is CriticalFeatured Articles

Why Colonoscopy is Critical

Mention going to get a colonoscopy to a friend or loved one and you’ll likely get either a grimace or