Max Inman from Surfside Beach, SC suffered from heartburn since he was a teenager. Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a digestive disease that affects the esophagus and the stomach. It can cause food and stomach acid to flow into the esophagus, leading to burning, pressure and pain. Long-term, GERD can lead to esophageal bleeding or ulcers, coughing, hoarseness . . . → Read More: Magnetic “Bracelet” Provides Heartburn Relief to MUSC Patient
MUSC has been recognized by America’s Best Doctors, the National Cancer Institute, and U.S. News and World Report. But our doctors tell us the only thing better than accolades from organizations are accolades from our patients.
On March 30th, please help MUSC celebrate National Doctor’s Day by recognizing and thanking our physicians. We invite you to share your . . . → Read More: Join Us to Celebrate National Doctor’s Day
By Ashleigh Ricevuto, MBA, RD, LD, CDE and Nina Crowley, MS, RD, LD
MUSC is lucky to have about 30 Registered Dietitians (RDs) on our staff, and there are more than 100 RDs in the Charleston area! If you work with an RD, be sure to recognize them today on Registered Dietitian Day for their commitment to the health . . . → Read More: Registered Dietitian Day 2013
Did you know that colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in men and women in the United States? The disease affects men and women equally, and becomes more common with increasing age. If detected and treated early, colon cancer is usually curable. According to the Colon Cancer Alliance:
Over 90% of those diagnosed when . . . → Read More: March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month