The Aiken Standard is holding its third annual Aiken's Choice Top Docs contest, and nominations have begun online.
There are 26 bones in the foot. Broken bones also known as fractures are not an uncommon foot injury particularly for athletes. A broken toe is the most common fracture involving the foot, but…
A safe Thanksgiving during a pandemic is possible, but health experts know their advice is as tough to swallow as dry turkey: Stay home. Don’t travel. If you must gather, do it outdoors.
Ten students and 10 employees reported COVID-19 cases in the Aiken County Public School District last week, according to the district's weekly report.
The Aiken City Council will hold a special meeting on Thursday, Nov. 12, to again consider extending the city's mask ordinance.
It has been noted before that kids raised on farms or in rural situations where they are exposed to the outdoors tend to have a lower risk of developing allergy problems, asthma and chronic di…
Inspiration sparked by a magazine article has now helped around 120 people with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases in the Aiken area.
State health authorities confirmed 18 new coronavirus cases in Aiken County, officials said Friday.
Aiken Technical College is getting creative to encourage scholarship fundraising amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Over 900 coronavirus cases were reported across the state of South Carolina on Thursday, state health officials have confirmed.
South Carolina health authorities confirmed 14 new COVID-19 cases in Aiken County and 14 probable cases Tuesday.
Metastatic breast cancer, or stage 4 breast cancer, is not a diagnosis many expect or even know about, but for some Aiken women with the disease, the diagnosis doesn’t hold them back.
Aiken County Council has authorized County Administrator Clay Killian and his staff to “pay what the market demands” to fill vacancies on the emergency medical services department’s staff, Cou…
South Carolina's leading health agency is partnering with a prenatal health campaign as the coronavirus pandemic worsens an ongoing "maternal health crisis" across the United States, officials…
Jeffrey Boswell, a certified registered nurse anesthetist at Aiken Regional Medical Centers, was awarded a $1,000 on Oct. 21 for his research project on pain management during cardiac surgery.
South Carolina health authorities confirmed 24 new COVID-19 cases in Aiken County and another 1,257 across the rest of the state on Sunday.
South Carolina health authorities confirmed 12 new COVID-19 cases in Aiken County on Saturday. Four probable cases were also reported in the county on Saturday.
Thousands of South Carolinians will have the opportunity to participate in a study state officials hope will shed light on disease infection, immunity and health inequities as it pertains to C…
Jennifer Cooney knew something was wrong with her youngest son's health in the first several months of his life, even though medical professionals around her kept insisting everything was fine.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control clarified Wednesday that the initially reported 95 new cases of COVID-19 in Aiken County on Oct. 14 were actually due to histo…
Yoga is often an indoors pursuit, but instructor Sarah Acord has taken the discipline outdoors , offering classes at Highfields Event Center in Aiken amid moderate weather, with strategic tim…
At Aiken Regional Medical Centers, the lobby of the Women's Breast Health and Imaging Center looks more like a boutique or a salon compared to a traditional waiting room.
Health authorities confirmed 23 new cases of COVID-19 in Aiken County on Tuesday.
Honey has been a human food source for over 6,000 years. It was probably referenced first in clay tablet form around 2,100 to 2,000 B.C. There are thought to be around 20,000 species of bees b…
A dozen new coronavirus cases have been reported in Aiken County, state disease surveillance officials confirmed Monday.
Economic fallout driven by the coronavirus pandemic has caused food insecurity to spike in Aiken County and the greater CSRA – a problem that could cause numerous health issues in the future, …
The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has submitted its COVID-19 vaccine plan for the state to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
After Aiken County was reported to have the highest tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Wednesday, the state's health agency has confirmed the spike is not due to delayed test results.
While the Walk to End Alzheimer's will look different this year due to COVID-19, a local group is still participating and has raised almost $8,000.
Universal Health Services has restored its IT network to acute care hospitals after a two-week outage caused by a cyberattack.
State health authorities confirmed nine new cases of COVID-19 and eight new probable cases in Aiken County on Tuesday.
Despite the difficulties posed by social distancing, women with the Aiken Chapter of The Links Inc. recently hosted a breast cancer awareness walk in Aiken County.
Health authorities confirmed 15 new COVID-19 cases in Aiken County on Monday and no new coronavirus-related deaths.
At higher education institutions in Aiken County, teachers train a future nursing workforce with the knowledge that within 10 years, their students are projected to be commodity across the country.
Officials at South Carolina's leading health agency are strongly encouraging flu vaccinations in light of ongoing health crises caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
South Carolina officially reached 150,000 coronavirus cases after nearly 900 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed across the state by health authorities Friday.
South Carolina health authorities confirmed 12 new COVID-19 cases in Aiken County and another 544 cases across the rest of the state Wednesday.
The struggle many people face when diagnosed with breast cancer can often be summed up into one question, according to a local survivor.
Over a dozen new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Aiken County, officials said Monday.
Do you have a firm handshake? If so, it could suggest something about your personality as well as your fitness level. Grip strength could help predict how well you tolerate illness and disease.
Health officials across the U.S. are bracing for flu season while in the midst of battling the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a phenomenon many in the healthcare community have dubbed the "twindemic."
Aiken County crossed another COVID-19 milestone Friday as the area officially surpassed 4,000 confirmed coronavirus cases.
As Aiken Regional Medical Centers works through an IT network outage, COVID-19 testing will not be affected at the facility, a spokesperson for the hospital said.
South Carolina is continuing to see lower-than-average numbers of COVID-19 cases as officials work to upgrade the state's disease surveillance network, officials said Thursday.
Aiken Regional Medical Centers has been impacted by a cyber attack that resulted in computer systems shutting down in medical facilities across the country, a spokesperson for the hospital con…
Dr. Harry Goldmark, as a retired orthopedic surgeon who worked in the suburbs of New York City, has covered a variety of medical territory over the course of decades, but the summer of 2020 br…
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here are 31 facts and tips to know about preventing, living with, or spreading awareness of the disease.
Two-time breast cancer survivor Whitney O'Connor hasn't let COVID-19 quarantine slow down her efforts to empower and support breast cancer survivors in the Aiken-Augusta area.
South Carolina health authorities reported one of the lowest daily numbers of new COVID-19 cases in weeks – but the sudden drop is due to technical delays in relaying test results, officials said.
New data released by state health authorities indicates hospital beds are opening up again in Aiken County after a week of high-capacity numbers reported by the federal TeleTracking system.