On Friday, Feb. 1st , MUSC will kick off Heart Month in style! Join the American Heart Association and MUSC for Go Red Day in the MUSC Ashley River Tower lobby from 9:30 to 11:30 am, as we bring awareness of the #1 killer of American women – heart disease.
This free event will feature free blood pressure and BMI screenings, . . . → Read More: MUSC to Go Red for Heart Month
Pamela Morris, M.D.
By Dr. Pamela Morris, MUSC Cardiologist, Women’s Heart Care Program
Last month, talk show host Rosie O’Donnell revealed that she had suffered a heart attack and was lucky to be alive. Like so many female heart attack victims, Rosie initially ignored her symptoms, and put off seeking help nearly 24 hours after her symptoms . . . → Read More: Heart Attacks in Women
National Walking Day is a nationwide call-to-action for Americans to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
Join thousands across the nation as they wear their sneakers to work on April 4, 2012, and pledge to start a healthier lifestyle as part of this annual event. MUSC employees are planning to celebrate National Walking Day by attending a group 1-mile . . . → Read More: Celebrate National Walking Day
By Dr. Jennifer Young Pierce
Cervical cancer is still the leading cause of cancer deaths among young women and it is almost entirely preventable. Cervical cancer is caused by Human Papillomavirus (HPV), a virus that is common among sexually active women. However, not all women with HPV will develop atypical cells on their cervix that could lead . . . → Read More: Cervical Cancer: Protecting Yourself and Your Family