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The Heart of the Matter: Caring for your Heart

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It was the running joke on the old sitcom “Sanford and Son.” Redd Foxx would clutch his chest as though he was having a heart attack. In the show, it was comic relief. In real life, heart...

Keep Kids from Spreading Common Conditions

Preventing kids' common illnesses and other health conditions

Welcome to sickness season. The early months of the year seem to be a time when children get sick the most, spreading their illness to classmates, siblings and even parents. The best...

Keeping Our Kids Healthy: It Takes a Village

Keeping kids healthy takes effort

Congratulations! You’re having baby. Creating a new life is one of the most amazing things a woman can do, but, like most things, preparation is key and it starts even before you buy your first early...

Treating Autism Right from the Start

Early treatment of autism

Today, many of these children would be considered to be on the autism spectrum, a complex and vexing disorder that did not begin to be understood until the 1960s, when it was recognized...

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...

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Charleston, South Carolina Physicians & Practices

Hands of Hope: A Quality of Life Focus

Hands of Hope: A Quality of Life Focus

Sheri Stewart, the director for Hands of Hope Pediatric Comfort and Palliative Care, headquartered in Spartanburg, said that many people question her when she tells them what she does for a living. “People tell me all the time...

Making the Right Choices to Age Well

Making the Right Choices to Age Well

Aging begins at birth. Every stage and age of life has a unique set of physiological and psychological needs. For optimal health and contentment in life, it is important to respect each step of the aging process and to continually...

Why Choose Hospice Care?

Why Choose Hospice Care?

Approximately two thirds of patients who could benefit from hospice services never choose to receive hospice care. Too few people understand what hospice is and what it can provide for patients with a life-limiting illness. Hospice providers...

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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...”