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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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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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South Carolina Ranks 25th
in Hospital Safety

The Fall 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade list is out. This newest list assigns grades to 2,901 facilities, the largest number of facilities ever graded. Leapfrog Group The Leapfrog Group was created in 2000 by a group of over 60 business leaders, with the goal of transforming healthcare in the US for the better. “In […]