Prisma Health Blog

Immunizations: Keeping your child safe

The safety and efficacy of vaccines has been the subject of a lot of discussion in the news media, especially in light of recent measles outbreaks. Measles is not a...
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What is a Comprehensive Stroke Center?

Physician Author: Quill Turk, DO Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and a leading cause of adult disability. When a stroke happens, every minute...
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Know before you go: Colonoscopy

For a look at what happens before, during and after a colonoscopy, check out this video with Cedrek McFadden, MD, a colorectal surgeon with Prisma Health. Video summary: There are...
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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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