The New Associate Dean’s Vision for MUSC Public Health SciencesJul 20, 2021
Coming from the tropical heat of western Venezuela, where January highs average 91, and Miami, which adds humidity to the equation, Dr. Florez surprises colleagues and friends when he celebrates Charleston’s minimal-but-real change of seasons. Unlike most “comeyas,” he appreciates local weather for the slice of cold that winter brings.
The Need for Telehealth InstructionJun 8, 2021
There appears no question that the waning of the crisis will not result in a return to pre-COVID arrangements. The shift to remote education and health care was already underway before the virus was unleashed. COVID has demonstrated the advantages and shortcomings of these practices and the accommodations necessary to maximize their potential.
Adding to Successful Efforts to Reduce Diabetes in the LowcountryJan 7, 2021
Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in South Carolina, a top 10 state for the disease with more than half a million adult sufferers. Diabetes increases the risk of stroke, heart disease, kidney failure, blindness, nerve damage, and even death. And it is largely preventable.
Now More Than Ever, You Need a Flu VaccineDec 15, 2020
This year, with the coronavirus racing across our continent, it is doubly important to get your flu shot as soon as possible. It is painless and inexpensive; in fact, many employers and other organizations provide them for free.