Weight-loss surgery is a new beginning for many UPDATED

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 2:36 p.m.

January is often a time of reflection and renewal. So it’s not a surprise that Dr. Neil McDevitt sees a jump in interest by people who struggle …

Start 2014 with new evening fitness classes UPDATED

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 2:59 p.m.

Health To You (H2U) is expanding its popular exercise classes with an assortment of evening options at Summerville Medical Center and Trident Medical …

Look to loved ones to help ease holiday stress UPDATED

Thursday, December 26, 2013 12:21 p.m.

The holidays should be a season of sharing, not a season of anxiety. Yet there are lots of expectations that we put on ourselves and each other.  …

Heart attack risk spikes with winter holidays UPDATED

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 10:53 a.m.

If Christmas past is any indication, the statistics for holiday heart attacks are scarier than Ebenezer Scrooge. An earlier study of U.S. data from …

Flu vaccination gives seniors needed protection UPDATED

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10:11 a.m.

For most people, getting the flu means feeling achy and feverish for a week or so, but for people 65 years and older, the flu can be much more …

Make sure your child is ready – and healthy – when classes start UPDATED

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 11:13 a.m.

Getting prepped for back to school means more than buying pencils and book bags. It also means keeping your children healthy and ready to learn.From …

Doc At The Door UPDATED

Doc At The Door
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Old fashioned house calls make a come back For Tina Brabham, going to the doctor presented many challenges. Over the course of her life, starting …

Lowcountry’s Largest Loser UPDATED

Lowcountry’s Largest Loser
Thursday, March 21, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Who will be the Lowcountry’s Largest Loser? Over the next three months, 12 local residents who are struggling with weight problems will see …

Flu Season UPDATED

Flu Season
Thursday, February 21, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Take Extra Precautions During Flu Season’s Peak Trident Family Health promotes prevention, so its physicians highly encourage their patients …

Trident Senior Health UPDATED

Trident Senior Health
Thursday, February 21, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Trident Senior Health Devotes Extra Attention to Aging Issues Trident Senior Health understands that those age 55 and up deserve a different …

SMC Pediatrics Expansion UPDATED

SMC Pediatrics Expansion
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Summerville Medical Center to boost emergency care, other services for kids   With the start of 2013, Summerville Medical Center (SMC) moves …

Hand Hygiene UPDATED

Hand Hygiene
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 12:01 a.m.

High-tech system measures hand hygiene success    Summerville Medical Center (SMC) has teamed up with General Electric Healthcare on a …

Offering a long-term fix for irregular heartbeat UPDATED

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 12:01 a.m.

One of the most common forms of irregular heartbeat is atrial fibrillation, which affects as many as 2.7 million Americans. Atrial fibrillation (a- …

Hospital patients don't have to wait to see OB UPDATED

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Everyone knows waiting is a part of pregnancy. But when a pregnant woman is ready to deliver or otherwise needs urgent care, it’s best for her to see …

Specialists Treat Stomach and Intestinal Worries UPDATED

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 12:01 a.m.

“We try to make it as easy for the patients as possible.”  Rya Kaplan, MD and Robbie Taha, MD  As specialists in …

Bariatric surgery center tallies close to 2,500 lost pounds UPDATED

Monday, July 2, 2012 12:01 a.m.

You might say the patients of Coastal Carolina Bariatric Center have lost a “ton” of weight since the center opened at Summerville Medical Center in …

Living close to a primary stroke center can make all the difference UPDATED

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 12:01 a.m.

William Passmore had just started his work as a pipefitter at Mead Westvaco when he suddenly felt dizzy and fell into a table. Passmore …

New technology improves accuracy in catheter procedures UPDATED

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 12:01 a.m.

These days one change in an everyday medical procedure can translate into big improvements for patients and the people who care for them. …

New Vein Center Opens at Colleton Medical Center UPDATED

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Varicose veins affect half of the people over age 50 and can start earlier, for example, following pregnancy in women. You may notice the darkened …

Finally, An Answer for Smokers UPDATED

Finally, An Answer for Smokers
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Patricia Haines started smoking at age 15, “before they knew it was bad for you,” and had continued off and on with a total of more …

Robotic Surgery Gives Hysterectomy Patients Another Option UPDATED

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 12:01 a.m.

With three busy young children, Bridgette Manning couldn’t consider taking a month and a half off from life for a traditional hysterectomy,  and …

One free screening could save your life UPDATED

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Tom Hall did not know he had prostate cancer until the results of a routine screening caught the problem. He did not have a family history or any …

Need more protein? Mix it up and get creative UPDATED

Monday, February 27, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Getting enough protein in your diet to satisfy your hunger and nutritional needs can mean more than eating meat, poultry or fish. Look for other …

Baked Cranberry Brie UPDATED

Monday, September 14, 2009 12:01 a.m.

Ginger Cabbage with Chilled Shrimp UPDATED

Monday, August 31, 2009 12:01 a.m.

Baked Fruit UPDATED

Friday, August 28, 2009 12:01 a.m.

Black-Eyed Peas and Sun-Dried Tomato Pate UPDATED

Monday, August 24, 2009 12:01 a.m.

Trident Sports Medicine Offering Test to Better Diagnose Concussions UPDATED

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 12:01 a.m.

Italian Chicken Bake UPDATED

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 12:01 a.m.

Ingredients4 chicken breasts, skin removed2 zucchini sliced into 1/2-thick rounds1 large onion cut into wedges1 cup of baby carrots4 new potatoes cut …

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