How Are Spine Surgeons Using BMP Today? 10 Surgeon Responses
Nine spine surgeons were asked how they were using BMP in their practice and whether these current controversies have influenced the way they use the product.
Alcohol Abuse: How to Recognize Problem Drinking
Alcohol Abuse: How to Recognize Problem Drinking What is considered a “drink” One drink is one 12-ounce bottle of beer (4.5 percent alcohol), or one 5-ounce glass of wine (12.9 percent alcohol), or 1.5 ounces of 80-proof distilled spirit, like whiskey or gin. How much alcohol is too much? You are drinking too much if you are: A woman who has more than seven drinks per week or more than three drinks per occasion. A man who has more than 14 drinks per week or more than four drinks per occasion. Older than 65 years and having more than seven drinks per week or more than three drinks per occasion. Am I taking risks with alcohol? You are taking serious risks with alcohol if you: Drink any amount of alcohol and drive or…
How Drinking Water Helps Weight Loss / Fitness / Weight Loss
Drinking water is one of the easiest efforts you can incorporate into your weight loss or weight maintenance plan. Think about it: unlike saying no to eating that delicious pastry at work or going to kickboxing class once or twice a week, making sure you are drinking enough water requires little to no will power There's no excuse for not drinking enough water, and if you're having trouble finding a way to fit your recommended 8 glasses a day into your schedule, it's an easy fix. Let's talk more about how drinking water helps with weight loss. Drinking Water Fills You Up Did you know that often when you feel hungry, you're really just thirsty? Our mind tends to confuse hunger and thirst. When you find yourself hungry at odd times of the…
Fitness tip: Get physical at home
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
What to Eat for Healthy Hair and Nails
Check out which foods contain nutrients that help you look—and feel—better
Top Doctors 2018: Family Medicine
Part of our 18th annual list of the region's best physicians
Health Tip of the Month: What is a Patient-Centered Medical Home?
A Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is a way of delivering healthcare that is patient-centered, team-based, comprehensive, accessible...
Senior Care, In-Home Hospice, Palliative Care
Senior Care, In-Home Hospice and Palliative Care have a new home in Spartanburg -- a place where seniors can expect personalized care as their health needs c...
How Can I Improve My Sleep Quality?
Here are a few ways to improve your sleep quality in spite of a busy lifestyle: SET A SCHEDULE: Set a time for BOTH going to bed AND getting up in the morning, preferably at the same times each day—even on weekends. EXERCISE: Try to get 20-30 minutes of exercise every day (but NOT just …
Why Don’t Teachers Get Training On Mental Health Disorders?
Teachers develop deep knowledge about their students through every interaction, yet when it comes to identifying mental health issues troubling their students, teachers are often unprepared.