Breastfeeding may be natural. But that doesn’t mean it’s always easy. In today’s complicated world, support and planning are essential for long-term success, and the conversation about how a woman plans to nourish her child ideally starts during pregnancy.“Everybody has to make the best choice for them, but I do tell women early about the benefits,” says Trident Health Ob-Gyn Dr. Cyndi T. Lawton.
North Charleston, S.C. / June 11, 2013 – Trident Health is proud to announce plans for the expansion of Trident Cancer Center. The preliminary design calls for an extensive renovation to the current facility, located at Trident Medical Center, and an expansion of more than 3,500 square feet. The total project cost is estimated to be $6.1 million and construction is set to begin later this fall.The most significant upgrade will be the...
George Van Dyk finishes with a stationary bike and shifts to an elliptical machine as part of his twice-a-week workout at the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program gym at Summerville Medical Center (SMC). While sometimes reluctant to visit, he never regrets coming out. “It’s a matter of getting in the zone,” the 74-year-old says. “Once I get started, I have quite a bit of endurance with these machines.”Trident Health offers...
Imagine looking up at scenes of a Tahitian beach and listening to classical music as you have a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan done at the hospital.As Summerville Medical Center (SMC) upgrades its MRI suite, the hospital is adopting innovative changes, including calming visuals and music, to help ease patient anxiety. At the same time, the new scanner’s design and accompanying technology will allow more people to benefit from MRI...
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 preschoolers to teenagers, each student should have an annual well-visit at a pediatric or family medicine practice.
New procedure gives spinal pain patients hopeIn an instant, Rachel Fannin's life would be dramatically altered. Just before she became a teenager, Rachel was cleaning an aquarium at her home when she pressed down on one side with her left foot. She didn't expect to break through. And she couldn't foresee how the shards of glass and the subsequent infection would lead to chronic nerve injury and pain in her foot and leg.
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