It’s generally known a flu shot is advantageous, but when to get one is a matter of opinion according to doctors, pharmacies and the Center of Disease Control.
Dr. Wayne Davis, Jr., of Immediate Care Center – Pelham, said, “We (staff) get our flu shots in September and it lasts through flu season.”
Chances are good that you know someone who has diabetes. However, you may not realize this disease that commonly affects humans is on the rise among dogs and cats.
Like humans, a diagnosis of diabetes requires lifestyle changes and heightened health monitoring, yet with proper care, your pet can live a full and active life. During a recent four-year study, hospitals have seen a 32 percent jump in cases of canine diabetes and a 16 percent increase in feline diabetes.
After a year of renovations, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS) relocated 600 administrative employees to the renovated Beaumont Mill.
These departments moved from Spartanburg Medical Center and Pinewood Resource Center, located on East Wood Street, to allow more space for patients at the hospital.
It's summertime, which means it's time to get out and enjoy the sunshine. But be warned, with the sun comes the heat. Whether you're enjoying the park with your family or exercising outdoors, it's important to stay hydrated, especially during the hot summer months.
Staying properly hydrated can keep the heat from ruining your outdoor fun. Dehydration can be a serious bummer. Luckily, it's easily preventable, and you don't have to stick to just water. You may be surprised to learn that both white milk and chocolate milk are great hydration options, too.
The smiles on the children’s faces were as wide as the gym at the Taylors Rec Center.
iCan Bike Camp, a multi-state and international event coordinated through the iCan Shine non-profit foundation, is hosting its annual event this week. Children with varying disabilities from Down syndrome to autism are learning how to ride bicycles.
By Christina Freeman, R.N.
The American Heart Association tells us that more than 326,000 people experience a sudden cardiac arrest each year. What if your loved one collapses from cardiac arrest? Will you know what to do?