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Little River Blue Crab Festival this weekend

Blue Crab Festival

Make sure to attend the Little River Blue Crab festival this weekend. Located at the Historic Little River Waterfront, the World Famous Blue Crab Festival is one of the largest festivals in the Southeast with many visitors planning their vacation around this landmark event. The festival features live beach music, …

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MUSC offers a game changer for Lupus

Lupus

by Kimberly McGhee The first clinical trial in the U.S. using allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to treat human disease is being led by MUSC [Medical University of South Carolina] Health rheumatologists Gary S. Gilkeson, M.D., and Diane L. Kamen, M.D., MSCR, who are studying their safety and efficacy in patients with systemic lupus …

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Health Benefits Of Plant-Based Nutrition

As people continue to look for ways to live healthier lifestyles, the plant-based diet continues to gain momentum. A plant-based diet describes a way of eating in which there is an emphasis on plant foods in the form of colorful fruits and vegetables, legumes and whole grains. Supporting Your Health …

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Four Ways To Remain Mentally Sharp In Retirement

Many retirees share a fear of gradually losing their ability to think as clearly as they used to or remember simple information such as other people’s names. And while everyone has the occasional “senior moment,” medical research indicates that aging by itself is generally not a cause of cognitive decline. …

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Living Better With Chronic Respiratory Diseases

Here’s news that should help many people with chronic respiratory diseases such as COPD breathe easier: Pulmonary rehabilitation is a proven treatment that improves quality of life. The Problem “People with COPD and other chronic respiratory diseases are often limited in many daily activities,” said Carolyn L. Rochester, M.D., professor …

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Thirty Years Of Perfect Harmony To Help Kids

by Richard C. Shadyac Jr. Show business great Danny Thomas became just about everything in entertainment—except maybe a country singer. But in his greatest role—founder of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital—he understood the power of country music to help sick children. He also saw the close-knit bond between artists and radio, between …

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