Charleston Doctors Health Articles

The Many Forms of Breast Cancer

The Many Forms of Breast Cancer

I knew my friend Sybil had breast cancer, but it was still stunning to see her arrive at lunch wearing a cap covering her bald head. She had been diagnosed many months earlier...

HIV & AIDS in the Lowcountry

HIV & AIDS in the Lowcountry

Though HIV – a virus that attacks the human body’s immune system – and AIDS – which lowers a person’s ability to fight other diseases and viruses – are spread in a variety of ways, some people mistakenly consider...

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Beating Seasonal Affective Disorder Depression

“SAD is defined as depression with seasonal components,” explained Maggie Poandl, a therapist who specializes in anxiety, depression and other mood disorders. “It involves the same symptoms as depression...”

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Why Having a Primary Care Physician is Important

For generations, family doctors have treated entire families, building long-term relationships built upon caring and trust. The physician-patient relationship endured for decades, and the doctor knew how a family...

Managing Life with Type 1 Diabetes

Managing Life with Type 1 Diabetes

While the media’s efforts have improved in recent years, there is still a long way to go toward changing the public’s perception of diabetes. Great strides have been made in diabetes care and people with Type 1 and...

Compounding Pharmacies: A Dose of Your Own Medicine

Compounding Pharmacies: A Dose of Your Own Medicine

In this modern medical world of miracles, where robotic surgery has become common, the latest way to have your medicine dispensed is by a compounding pharmacy. Once a relic from the past, compounding pharmacies have become increasingly...

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Charleston, South Carolina Physicians & Practices

Sandpiper Retirement Community: Mount Pleasant

Sandpiper Retirement Community: Mount Pleasant, SC

Located off Anna Knapp Blvd. in Mount Pleasant on 11 acres, Sandpiper Retirement Community consists of Sandpiper Village Independent Living, Sandpiper Courtyard Assisted Living and Sandpiper Rehabilitation and Nursing.

Charleston Allergy & Asthma

Charleston Allergy & Asthma Consultants: Care & Treatment

All of our doctors are board certified Allergists who practice the most up-to-date and advanced treatment available to provide a wide range of care for both pediatric and adult populations. Our doctors have repeatedly been recognized by Best Doctors...

Preferred EyeCare Center: Seeing is Believing

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If you do not currently have an optometrist, it’s useful to know that Dr. Click treats unexpected eye-related illnesses and infections so that new patients don’t have to visit urgent care centers. Her hope is to form relationships with new clients and to educate them about...

Charleston, South Carolina Local Hospitals

Medical University of South Carolina Hospital

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One of the first medical schools in the United States was built in 1824 in Charleston, South Carolina. The Medical University Of South Carolina (MUSC) was a private medical college that was and remains today as not only an excellent healthcare facility...

East Cooper Medical Center, Mt Pleasant, SC

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We provide a number of services including 24-hour emergency care, women's and children's services, diagnostic imaging and interventional services, orthopedics, sports medicine, pain care, adult and pediatric rehabilitation services...

Roper St. Francis Mt Pleasant

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Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital was built with the local community in mind. In operation since November 2010, the 85-bed hospital is located just off Highway 17 North near Wando High School. “We are truly a community-centered...”