When someone gets emotional, it's said that they have a lump in their throat. While that kind of lump is harmless, you may have a reason for concern if you actually see or feel a lump.
When the COVID-19 pandemic began to impact the United States, Fetter Health Care Network answered the call in the Lowcountry.
When you think of jewelry in the Lowcountry, the name synonymous with beautiful diamonds at the best prices is Colucci's Jewelers, serving the Charleston-Summerville area since 1959.
Through the hormone it produces, the thyroid influences almost all of the important processes in your body, including breathing, heart rate, digestion and temperature.
Lowcountry Orthopaedics is a pioneer in performing same-day joint replacement surgery utilizing the most advanced robotic-arm assisted surgical technology.
Becoming a caregiver for a loved one is a role few are truly prepared for. It’s typically thrust upon people, who can quickly become overwhelmed.
There are a number of reasons your joints -- especially your knees and hips -- could be hurting. The pain could be a result of osteoarthritis, an old injury flaring up, too much high-impact activity, or simple wear and tear that occurs over time. If you've tried everything to ease your pain,…
It seems to make sense that if you eat less food, you'll lose weight. But that's not necessarily the case, according to Dr. John B. Cleek, an internal medicine specialist with Roper St. Francis Physician Partners.
Parenting is an incredibly difficult job. Children don’t come with instruction manuals and there is no apprenticeship or high school class teaching us how to do it. Moreover, two-thirds of South Carolina adults report having experienced an adverse event as a child.
Having trouble hearing? You’re not alone. In fact, 48 million Americans are in the same situation, and the numbers are only growing as Baby Boomers age and noise continues to negatively impact younger generations.
Searching for the best care options for an aging loved one might seem like a daunting decision, but it doesn’t have to be. According to the Population Reference Bureau, the number of Americans ages 65 and older is projected to more than double to over 98 million by 2060. Thankfully, so has t…
We’ve all heard about the great work Habitat for Humanity does for communities around the world. But how much do you actually know about the organization?
Open any medicine cabinet in this country and you’re likely to find one or two unused prescriptions. We’re given a drug for a tooth extraction, but need to use only one or two pills.
Parents know that every child is different. Kids have a wide range of educational and personal development needs, and so schools must prepared meet those diverse requirements in order to foster successful students.
As parents or elderly family members age, it may seem like there’s been a role reversal – the people who kept you away from danger as a kid and guided you through life may suddenly be the ones in need of care.
Even when a loved one’s death is not unexpected, the actual event is shocking and sad. At a time of grief and vulnerability, bereaved relatives are required to make a whirlwind of decisions about the funeral and associated issues. For many, the task is overwhelming and can compound their grief.
Our auditory system is integral to how different parts of the body communicate with one another. So when hearing is damaged, it can signify health issues elsewhere in the body, explains Dr. Hollie Bahen at Hearing Care of Summerville.
Winter is almost over! Even those of us who appreciate winter for its better characteristics (like the excuse to eat comfort food or cozy up next to the fire) are secretly ready to get everything cleaned out and organized. Between Christmas, snow days and tax paperwork, the task can feel ove…
Losing a loved one any time of year is devastating, but the holidays can be especially tough as the days become shorter and colder and everyone around the bereaved celebrates and counts their blessings.
The holiday season is almost upon us! But while it may be a festive, happy time for many, the season can also sometimes take a negative toll on older loved ones.