The Post and Courier obtained a copy of the inspector's notes from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that majority of the Southern states in the U.S. already are reporting high levels of flu-like activity.
How many times have you heard that question since fall began? How many times have you passed your nearest drug store or the pharmacy counter in the grocery store without getting that shot?
Maintaining a relationship post-kids isn’t for the faint of heart. The stresses of life make it harder to relax around each other and when times get tough, it’s easy to take your spouse for granted.
Most cancer patients will never need a stem cell transplant. But for some, the risky procedure remains their best and only option.
South Carolina is one of 33 states that charges sales tax on feminine hygiene products. A Ladson lawmaker wants to end that.
“Although antibiotics save lives, they are not always the answer," said Dr. B Linda Bell, M.D., State Epidemiologist.
A Summerville High School student has been diagnosed with mumps, the latest diagnosis in the area after a string of cases at the College of Charleston.
One expert acknowledged that fasting reduces the risk of diabetes and lowers blood pressure, but these are the same results people often observe when they lose weight.
State records show 62,000 complaints have been filed with the S.C. Medicaid agency about non-emergency medical transportation this fiscal year. In one case, a tardy ride almost proved fatal.
The vice president of research at the Medical University says that medical professionals are now better trained to address the crisis.
The American Lung Association's 2019 State of Lung Cancer report found that South Carolina has one of the lowest lung cancer survival rates in the country.
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine defines reiki as a form of energy healing. It can be practiced by placing hands just off of a person's body, by lightly touching someone or even long-distance through prayer. It depends on the practitioner.
This is after an outbreak of the virus was announced back in September when three cases of the mumps were confirmed at the school.
When I first had my son, Keegan, I was wary about sharing photos of him online. In fact, I wouldn’t share any at all. I was told it was a slippery slope, difficult to stop once you got started. But as my son grew older, I loosened up a bit. I’m not sure why. Maybe I was lonely at home with a…
Optimal Hearing recently announced a pledge of over $200,000 to provide hearing devices and services to areas including Georgia, northeast Florida and coastal South Carolina.
Part of the reason sugar has been examined with more intensity in recent years is because of its relationship with obesity, which is associated with health problems such as diabetes and heart disease.
“I’d like to see this go on forever," said Martha Alston, the director of Carolina Homeless Veterans. "But God always has my back, ain't nothing for no personal gain."
Fall report cards are out, and Charleston's hospitals received mixed results in a nonprofit group's ranking of safety and quality of care.
After an outbreak of the mumps was reported at the College of Charleston back in September, DHEC announces an increase in the number of confirmed cases.
The picture looks even worse for black infants in South Carolina, who died at a rate more than twice as high as white infants last year.
While some studies have highlighted the benefits of therapy dogs in hospitals, others have raised sanitation concerns.
In 2012, Emily Ley launched the The Simplified Planner, a product she created to manage her own life as a new mom. This month, she'll stop in Charleston on her book tour to promote "When Less in More: Making Space for Slow, Simple & Good."
Johnson & Johnson has long denied allegations that its product contains trace amounts of cancer-causing asbestos.
Influenza, or the flu, is a respiratory illness caused by a virus of the same name. Symptoms of the illness include fever, sore throat, muscle aches and a runny nose.
Seven more cases of the mumps have been confirmed this week at the College of Charleston after an outbreak of the virus was announced around a month ago in September.
The festive undertaking has become something of a tradition in the neonatal intensive care nursery in recent years.
Federal law allows Medicaid beneficiaries the right to choose which provider they want to use, assuming the provider participates in the Medicaid program.
Prisma Health-Midlands announced in a press release this week that private patient information was compromised when an employee's login credentials
Dr. Raymond N. Dubois recently became one of 75 individuals elected to the National Academy of Medicine. He is currently the dean of the College of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Some people buying an Affordable Care Act plan will even have multiple choices, including in Charleston County, where three health insurance companies will sell plans during the Nov. 1 to Dec. 15 open enrollment period.
CEO Lorraine Lutton is taking a new job as Cincinnati-based Bon Secours Mercy Health's market operations executive as of Jan. 1, according to a press release.
A dermatalogical business owned by The Post and Courier's parent company has purchased the rights to a medical facial cream for $35 million, marking its largest acquisition to date. The prescription medication is called Rhofade, and it treats redness from the skin condition rosacea
Charleston's hospitality workers struggle to pay for health care so often that a clinic catering to low-income patients on James, Johns, Folly and Wadmalaw islands has opened its doors to them.
It may have been published 80 years ago. But I can't think of a better bedtime story to read our modern girl.
After 83 years of operating, a Lowcountry nonprofit that helps the blind and visually impaired navigate their lives is opening a second location, this time in the quickly growing North region.
Roper St. Francis and Trident Health say MUSC's plans to build off Nexton Parkway interfere with their own plans to expand.
Currently, there are no U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved treatments for peanut allergies. But that may be changing soon.
The developer of a high-tech warehouse in North Charleston specially designed for the Medical University of South Carolina has sold the property to the hospital system.
In a day like ours, when “goodness” and moral clarity are trashed in public life and people might even be saying “What the heck does that mean?” Toni Morrison is like a light in the gloom.
At a Friday meeting of the university's board of trustees, the board voted and announced their pursuit of a total of five "certificates of need" (CONs) with the state health department.