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Correcting Cataracts is Easy

As common as cataracts are, solving the problem is equally common; most cases are managed with prescription glasses or are permanently corrected with surgery. Those who opt to take the eyeglasses route can expect to update their prescription lenses anywhere... Continue Reading

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How to Dine Out Well

It’s torture. You’re dining out and you’re determined to be healthy, but – oh! – look at that bread basket, and – c’mon! – surely you’re not going to have to settle for a salad on this special night out? It is possible to dine out in a... Continue Reading

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The Benefits of Stretching

Everyone knows that you’re supposed to stretch before a jog to help warm up your muscles and prevent injuries during exercise. But who is aware that regular stretching is one of the best things you can do to keep your body healthy, avoid injury and even... Continue Reading

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Facts on Over-the-Counter Medications

What’s in your medicine cabinet? Whether you’re single and living solo or married with a few kids, there are probably a few over-the-counter drugs in your bathroom or pantry for a variety of different ailments ranging from sinus congestion to muscle aches.... Continue Reading

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Facts About Colorectal Cancer

That’s the bad news. The good news is that though colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer and the second most deadly, it also is preventable. Your diet and other lifestyle factors can have a lot to do with your chances of having to suffer through... Continue Reading

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Help with Remaining Sober in College

If your idea of an alcoholic is a stupefied bum in a trench coat, slurping out of a brown paper bag, a quick glance around the cozy lounge in the College of Charleston’s Recovery Center will set you straight. The bright faces and animated chatter of a dozen... Continue Reading

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The Importance of Ergonomics

Are you sitting down for this? Well, if you are, there’s no time like the present to give your seated situation a once-over. After all, poor ergonomics can lead to a host of injuries and recurring pains.... Continue Reading

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New Location for Lowcountry Orthopaedics

The new office, located at 1951 Clements Ferry Road, opened officially in October 2017. It operates like their other four locations – one each in North Charleston and Moncks Corner and two in Summerville –as a full-service office seeing patients for joint... Continue Reading

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Winning Health’s Advice on Concussion

Dr. Andrew McMarlin decided to increase his focus on concussions in his career practice of sports medicine after he was the physician for the major league soccer team in Washington D.C. Dr. McMarlin warned that there are clear indications of a serious head... Continue Reading

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MUSC Stresses the Importance of Self Care

How can you help anyone else if you are in no condition to do so? Isn't it best that you take care of yourself first so that you can help and assist others around you? And so it goes with overall health. How can you be the best mother, father, daughter, son... Continue Reading

Although research is ongoing, studies have shown a definitive link between hearing loss and dementia.

Hearing Loss and Dementia Go Hand-in-Hand

Although research is ongoing, studies have shown a definitive link between hearing loss and dementia. Researchers at Johns Hopkins found that hearing loss accelerated cognitive decline in older individuals and that seniors with hearing loss were significantly... Continue Reading

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Palmetto Family Homecare Assists Caregivers

It's a daunting decision. As a caregiver, it's not easy to come to the realization that you need outside help with your loved ones as they battle a chronic condition. There's guilt, there's fear, there's worry and, on top of all of that, there's tension that... Continue Reading

Could A Reverse Mortgage Make Your Retirement More Enjoyable?

Reverse Your Mortgage with Homegrown Financial

Have you seen any of those celebrity-endorsed ads for reverse mortgages on TV? Perhaps you've wondered if these are gimmicks or sound financial plans. The good news is that they are not gimmicks; in fact, most today are loans insured by the Federal Housing... Continue Reading

A runner massages an injury. What to do? What to do? See CORA Physical Therapy about your running injury!

CORA Physical Therapy Can Help Running Injuries

Running injuries are quite common. According to the National Institutes of Health, the overall yearly incidence rate for running injuries for the average recreational runner is up to 56 percent. About 50 to 75 percent of all running injuries appear to be a... Continue Reading

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