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Bariatric Surgery & Hormones

September 22, 2020

Bariatric surgery may cause hormone fluctuations, hair loss, & excess skin. We discuss some of these effects & how current post-operative patients manage them.

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Medication Safety

September 22, 2020

In an effort to improve the medication safety of its patients, MUSC Health incorporates pharmacists into its interdisciplinary health care teams.

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Cooking at Home

September 22, 2020

Cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home injuries

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Stuffed Green Peppers

September 22, 2020

Audrey's stuffed pepper is a delicious way to incorporate lean proteins and lots of vegetables into an easy, delicious meal.

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Prostate Cancer

September 21, 2020

Prostate cancer has a high cure rate when found in early stages, so detecting it before it has spread is a big concern.

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Drink This, Not That

September 16, 2020

Sports drinks can help to replace electrolytes that we may lose during intense exercise, extreme heat or when sick with nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhea.

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Stepping Up to Prevent Falls

September 15, 2020

Every year, millions of Americans over the age of 65 are injured in falls – they are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for that age group.

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High-Tops or Low-Tops

September 15, 2020

Ankle sprain prevention is determined more by a proper warm up, ankle and core strengthening, and balance exercises, than collar height.

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The Voice

September 14, 2020

Doctor Lucinda Halstead of MUSC Health ENT discusses the treatment of voice issues and when you should think about seeing a laryngologist.

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Colon Cancer Prevention

September 07, 2020

Colorectal cancer is one of the more common cancers in the US, and when it is detected early, it is one of the most preventable and treatable forms of cancer.

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