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Childhood Obesity Epidemic

There is a childhood obesity epidemic in America It is troubling to learn that the national average of children aged 2 to 19 who are obese is 19.7 percent, or 14.7 million people (CDC). Obesity can lead to several health issues in children: Causes of Obesity Obesity is caused by several factors: Taking certain medications […]

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TCAR Surgery – Safer and Less-Invasive

TCAR surgery (transcarotid artery revascularization) is safer and less-invasive than the traditional CEA procedure (carotid endarterectomy). TCAR Surgery Ann Keetch became one of the first patients to undergo a new procedure, transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) at Roper St. Francis in Charleston, South Carolina. When Ann Keetch was at the dentist last year, her dentist spotted […]

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Type 2 Diabetes in South Carolina

Types of diabetes mellitus Type 2 diabetes is when the body has difficulty regulating and using sugar as fuel, which results in too much sugar in the bloodstream. If left untreated, high blood sugar levels can lead to problems with the nervous, circulatory, and immune systems. Type 1 diabetes (once known as juvenile diabetes or […]

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Severe Preeclampsia Can Cause
Brain-Damage

Severe Preeclampsia can cause brain-damage if left untreated. Once again, South Carolina is in the news for its “sky-high and preventable rate of pregnancies that end in death or serious, long-term medical consequences.” (TheState.com) 34-year-old Jodie Roberts entered the hospital on Monday, July 19, 2018 with excitement, knowing she would soon see her second son […]

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Labor and Delivery Hospitals in South Carolina – How Do They Rate?

Labor and delivery hospitals in South Carolina do not rate well. Unfortunately, in a WalletHub list of “Best and Worst States to Have a Baby in 2022”, South Carolina has ranked one of the worst. SC also ranked near the bottom in the 2021 list (Best and Worst States to Have a Baby). Where Does […]

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Prescription Errors in Pharmacy in South Carolina

Most Common Medical Errors Because pharmacists can get slammed with orders, prescription errors in pharmacy can occur. According to the University of Connecticut’s School of Pharmacy, out of all the prescriptions filled in the US 1-5 percent of them involve some kind of error. According to the same report published by the University of Connecticut, prescription […]

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5 Common Lawsuit-Worthy Examples of Medical Malpractice

Every day, people put their trust in healthcare providers when they seek medical attention. They have faith that medical professionals will provide them with the best care, attention, and advice for their situation. However, when that trust is betrayed, serious harm can result and leave the patient and their family searching for answers and relief.  […]

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Best Hospitals in South Carolina

Are you looking for the best hospitals in South Carolina? Best Hospital in South Carolina: Medical University of South Carolina Every year, U.S. News evaluates hospitals in every state and gives them a ranking based on their performance with certain procedures and conditions as well as their specialties. Despite evaluated 89 South Carolina hospitals, only […]

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Rampant Medical Neglect in South Carolina Prisons

The South Carolina Constitution requires that “the state must provide for the health and welfare of all incarcerated men and women.”(Greenvilleonline.com) However, according to at least 83 medical malpractice suits pending as of December, 2018, the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) is not meeting the most basic health care needs of its inmates. There […]

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Staff Shortages Can Lead
to Pharmacy Malpractice

In the last couple of years, Covid has caused the workload in pharmacies to rise dramatically, but staffing levels have actually decreased during this same time period. This combination can lead to deadly consequences of pharmacy malpractice. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians alike have been overworked and understaffed due to the Covid pandemic. On top of […]