Prisma Health Blog

Advantages of dermaplaning

One of the most popular treatments for hair removal options today is dermaplaning, which is performed using a scalpel to manually exfoliate dead skin cells from the face. Dermaplaning is...
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The difference between burnout and wellness

Burnout numbers among healthcare providers are at shockingly high levels and seem to be climbing every year. Because of the prevalence and expense of this burnout, research has been performed...
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Sun safety for kids

Summer will be here before you know it! Parents and children alike are ready to spend their days outside – swimming, playing on the beach, picnicking at the lake or...
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Difficult conversations: Aging with grace and accepting the new you

Everything changes – the old neighborhood where we grew up, our work setting, our goals, technology, the people around us – and we change as well. The world around us...
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Microneedling: A fast and painless anti-aging treatment

Finally, there is an advanced treatment for anti-aging that doesn’t require you to hunker down in your home for a week to avoid seeing people. And it’s painless, so you...
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Breaking down the new mammography standards

Earlier this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed changes to mammography standards. These are the first changes to the regulation of mammography screenings in more than 20...
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Transitioning from pediatric to adult care

As your kids get older, you’ve probably considered whether it’s time to move on from the pediatrician who’s taken care of them all their lives. And teens coping with hormonal...
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Bridge the gap for health care in the minority community

Heart disease, hypertension and diabetes disproportionally affect minority communities in the Upstate and beyond. While many health care systems have focused on helping diverse communities make lifestyle changes to battle...
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Achilles tendonitis: Prevention and treatment

Achilles tendonitis is an overuse syndrome associated with the calf muscles and the heel. The Achilles tendon is made up of the lower end of the two muscles in the...
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Colorectal cancer: It’s not an old person’s disease

Colorectal cancer rates are rising in young people, but symptoms are often ignored. People under 50 may assume symptoms like rectal bleeding are simply related to hemorrhoids and only seek...
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Children and digital media: Tips for parents

Today’s children and teens are surrounded by digital media that influences how they feel, learn, think and behave. Overuse of digital media and screens may place your child or teen...
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Prisma Health has 10 tips to help you spring forward

GREENVILLE, SC – Whether you are springing forward or falling back, the effects of changing the clocks by only an hour during daylight saving time (DST) can be noticeable. On...
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