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Brain Tumors – Know The Signs

May 30, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Palmetto Health
Brain Tumor Scan

David Straus, MD, Palmetto Health-USC Neurosurgery , answers some basic questions about a complicated condition . What is a brain tumor? A brain tumor is an abnormal mass of tissue in which cells grow and multiply uncontrollably, seemingly unchecked by the mechanisms that...

Nip Your Seasonal Allergies in the Bud

April 18, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Palmetto Health
Tissues

Pollen is everywhere! Along with pollen comes seasonal allergies. Katie Schill, nurse practitioner with Palmetto Health’s Mobile Clinic , offers some helpful tips to manage seasonal allergies. The key to managing your allergies is preventing and limiting exposure to the...

Five Important Numbers to Know for Heart Health

March 14, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Palmetto Health
Heart Health

Midlands Internal Medicine phsycian, Dr. Robert Kneece , says learning these five heart health numbers can help you improve and maintain your heart health. Once you know your numbers, you can talk with your doctor about how to best manage and lower your risks for heart...

When Can You Go Back to Work or School After an Illness?

March 7, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Palmetto Health
Working on a computer

Staying home when you’re sick is important, but how do you know when you’re okay to venture back into the world? Katie Schill, nurse practitioner with Palmetto Health’s Mobile Clinic , offers some answers: One of the most common questions we hear in the clinic is, “Can I go...

Braving the Cold

January 30, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Palmetto Health
Kids playing outside

As South Carolinians, we like to brag about our mild winters; however, as we saw at the start of the New Year, we can’t always predict what the weather has in store for us. Did you know young children don’t always realize when they’re cold and can lose their natural body...

Cold vs. the Flu

January 2, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Palmetto Health
Flu

The common cold and influenza (the flu) are both viruses, but it’s important to know the difference between them. Katie Schill, nurse practitioner with Palmetto Health’s Mobile Clinic , explains what to look for: A cold is a respiratory virus that is quite mild when...