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.
COVID-19 May Spark Uptick in Child AbuseApr 3, 2020
Domestic violence and child abuse are expected to spike during the COVID-19 crisis as families are confined together under the stress of diminished income and complex new routines. Adding to the problem is the difficulty facing women and children who want to escape the abuse but are sequestered in their homes. Research has demonstrated a…