As the Coronavirus continues to attack, it is important to stay healthy and safe. Please use the below information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to help keep you, your family, and your friends protected against this disease. SymptomsThis illness has been recorded with a spectrum of severity, fromContinue Reading

By Mike DuBose with Surb Guram, MD Aspirin has been consumed by humans for thousands of years. Ancient Egyptians used aspirin’s ingredients as an anti-inflammatory and pain reliever. In 2016, Harvard Medical School’s Harvard Health, Robert Shmerling, MD wrote: “Imagine that after years of painstaking research, scientists announced the developmentContinue Reading

The Columbia VA Health Care System will present four days of events, open to the public, which highlights information on ways to control and lower your A1C, food tips, success stories, a mini walk-a-thon, and more from November 4 – 7. It begins with a noon – 2 pm PepContinue Reading

The candy aisles are stocked and the jack-o’-lanterns illuminated, reminding that Halloween is just around the corner. While children plan their Halloween costumes, Prisma Health Children’s Hospital-Midlands offers parents tips for a fun but safe Halloween. Trick-or-Treating Make sure your child eats dinner before setting out. Children will be less likelyContinue Reading

AARP South Carolina has released new state data illustrating the impact of high prescription drug prices for SC residents, specifically those living with cancer, prediabetes or diabetes, and heart disease. AARP unveiled the information at the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) annual conference as part of AARP’s nationwideContinue Reading

Healthy Learners has announced the hire of Melanie Alphin, who joins the team as a Program Manager for Healthy Learners Midlands. Within this role, Alphin will provide oversight and management of the Healthy Learners Midlands program, as well as serving as a liaison between the school nurses and health careContinue Reading

A Charleston mom recently saved the life of her baby, all because of a piece of advice she received from a fellow mom. Katherine Jones heard about the importance of paying attention to her baby’s movements in the third trimester from her friend Danielle Barkley. Danielle lost her daughter LydiaContinue Reading

A bully can turn what should be an exciting new school year into a nightmare. If your child is the target of a bully, there are ways to stop the bullying or lessen the impact. What is bullying? There are many forms of bullying. Bullying is intentional tormenting through physical,Continue Reading

Switching from vacation mode to a new school year calls for stocking up on healthy lunch and snack supplies. Meals and snacks should be nutritious and include: Grains, protein, vegetables, fruits, and optional low-fat or fat-free dairy. According to Tracey Campbell, outpatient dietitian nutritionist for Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands, theContinue Reading