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Super foods for spring by Alexis Ratowsky, Registered Dietitian
Super foods for spring                         Eat well, feel great and get ready for expending more energy outside this spring and su ...  full story
Baby Friendly by Ken Burger
It was a scene right out of a Hollywood movie – an entire family gathered in the waiting room when suddenly a lullaby came wafting through the public address system for all to hear and cheer.         &nb ...  full story
Robots killing cancer? It’s happening right here by Jorge Lagares-Garcia, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Imagine a long line of school buses – 1,200 of them – all packed full of adults. That’s how many people are expected to die of colon cancer in the U.S. this year – about 50,000.          ...  full story
Ken's Friends, by Ken Burger
                For the past five years I’ve been involved in a one-man mission to connect the invisible lines that exist between men with prostate cancer.               ...  full story
Invest Now to Avoid Huge Heartache Later, by John Ciccone, Mount Pleasant Cardiology
As a public health issue, coronary heart disease is second to none. For one, it is the leading killer of both men and women in the U.S. This year, it is projected that close to 1 million Americans will suffer heart attacks. Of these, about two-thirds ...  full story
No Smoking, by Ken Burger
                Twenty five years ago a stern-faced Air Force Colonel called us all to attention and read us the new smoking rules.              ...  full story
Baby yourself: How to prepare for a healthy pregnancy, By Happy Everett, clinical manager of Labor & Delivery
Pregnancy is a time of joy, excitement and nervousness for many women. Want to ensure your pregnancy is the healthiest it can be? Here are some tips to help you on this wonderful journey!   The best thing you can do for you and your baby is to ...  full story
As service grows, Roper Hospice journals play host to memories By Jessica Graham, Director, Roper Hospice
The photographs Judy Dykema has collected go back decades. They detail her mother and father’s courtship, tell the story of sisters spending summers at a family-built lakeside cottage and more.         & ...  full story
Feeling Blue? Here’s to You, by Joan Perry, Director, Volunteers
                “Tis the season to be jolly.   Fa-la-la-la-la-la-la … lame!”                  That might b ...  full story
How to enjoy holiday eating without guilt! by Sharif Yacoub, MD, Lowcountry Endocrinology
                “Is there something wrong with my pie?” asked Aunt Beth, gazing intently at her nephew, Jim, thus prompting a sudden rise in the tension level at the Christmas dinner table.  Ev ...  full story
The best chance to be cured from breast cancer? Early Detection! by Elizabeth Christian, MD Charleston Hematology Oncology Associates, PA
As an oncologist practicing in Charleston for years, I am often asked what offers the best chance of being cured from breast cancer.  The answer is simple, the best cure rate of breast cancer continues to be early detection which includes having ...  full story
Think Pink & Think Ahead by Amy Bethea, MC, Roper Radiologists
         As we begin October and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, let’s take advantage of this chance to stress the importance of early breast cancer detection. In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force withdrew i ...  full story
What’s YOUR risk? by Dennis Kubinski, MD, Charleston Urology Associates
Find out.                 If you are a man over 50 in a room full of friends, you can bet that you’ll encounter someone with prostate cancer.  That is because 1 in ...  full story
The men’s test that might save your life, By William C. Carter, MD, Lowcountry Urology Clinics
September is Prostate Cancer awareness month. Why is this annual observation needed? Because it cannot be restated enough to men and to the people who care about them that prostate cancer is the most common cause of cancer related death among America ...  full story
Don't Ignore an Irregular Heartbeat, Dr. Brett Baker, Carolina Arrhythmia Specialists
Several telephone calls over two days went unanswered. Finally, a family friend went over to see what was wrong. When the friend arrived, he found her on the floor between the bed and wall where she had fallen two nights before.      ...  full story
If You Snooze in School, You Lose, Karen Rollins, Coordinator
Do you rely on that second or third cup of coffee to make it through the day? Try being a young, growing student with the same problem. Daytime fatigue is often a result of a poor night’s sleep. Three-quarters of adults report having at least ...  full story
Roper Rehabilitation Hospital Celebrates 20 Years of Service, Cathy Therrell, Director
     As the Roper Rehabilitation Hospital (RRH) prepares to mark its 20th anniversary, we will be celebrating how much we have grown in the last two decades. The Roper Rehabilitation Hospital has been serving the Lowcountry since 1992, ...  full story
The Right Sport for Your Child, William Carroll, MD
Enrolling a child in recreational sports is something many parents look forward to when their child is ready. Sports can help your child develop agility, they provide exercise and teach teamwork. They can also teach your child personal responsibility ...  full story
Back-to-School Immunizations and Physicals, Cynthia Heldrich, MD
Summer is a busy and wonderful time for both parents and children. Longer days, warmer temperatures and no homework can make us forget that school is right around the corner.    It’s great to enjoy the relaxing days of summer, but don ...  full story
Summer Holiday Safety in the Lowcountry, Daniel McMahon, MD
Food and fireworks abound this holiday week and though we see a lot of both in the Lowcountry when we celebrate, there is something that we will see more of – water. We are surrounded by beaches, lakes, marshes and rivers.     At Kiaw ...  full story
Stay Safe This Summer Break, John Walters, MD
Summer is the time for fun in the sun, BBQs, fireworks, home improvement projects and… injuries. Even the simplest tasks can bring about a serious injury that can send you to the ER. Here are some tips to stay safe this summer. Scrub-a-dub-gri ...  full story
My Trident United Way Experience, Lasherrald King-Jamison Patient Representative
When I lost everything in a 2003 house fire, Trident United Way was there to help me get back on my feet. Without support from TUW, the ashes from that fire might have become the defining image of my life. Thankfully, that is not the case. Trident U ...  full story
Physical Therapy Can Prevent Surgery and Save Money, Jessica Walters Physical Therapy Patient Care Therapist
With summer underway, many of us will be working outdoors or taking care of projects indoors where it’s cool. Either way, injuries can happen. It might be a shoulder tear picked up while tossing a ball or doing lawn work or a back injury sustai ...  full story
Oncology Nurses Wear Many Hats, Nenette E. Borja, RN
I’m a certified oncology nurse, and I care for cancer patients. The complexity of cancer requires specific nurses who are familiar with the latest research and clinical advancements in order to successfully implement evidence-based practices an ...  full story
Protect your family from a heavy tick season, Dan Lewis, MD
Not only are ticks sneaky little bugs, they also carry dangerous diseases. And this year, due to the unusually mild winter, entomologists predict this spring and summer to be a heavier than usual time for ticks. Ticks are always looking for a warm-b ...  full story
  

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