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When “Feeling the Burn” is NOT a Good Thing

Sunburns may seem like a given after a day at the beach, but you should really consider them potentially harmful wounds. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in this country, and UV light exposure is its most preventable risk factor. So why, in 2014, did one-third of surveyed adults report suffering a sunburn? According…

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Make Sure Dad’s Healthy for Many Father’s Day Celebrations to Come

June is Men’s Health Month If you’re like most of the country, you celebrated the dad(s) in your life yesterday during Father’s Day. These men are special and we value the wisdom they provide and the time spent with them. We want them here to share the joys of life with us as long as…

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Help Someone in Their Time of Crisis: Donate a Pint of Life

June 14th is World Blood Donor Day Be there for someone else. Give blood. Share life. Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. Accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and patients receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer, or sickle cell disease may all require blood to save their lives. Countries…

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Learn to Spot (and Survive) Dangerous Rip Currents

National Rip Current Awareness Week is June 3-9 School ends this week for most children in our area and that means more weekend trips to the beach to enjoy the sand and waves. On these trips parents always make sure to pack plenty of sunscreen, water, snacks, and a few extra towels—we don’t want anyone…

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Forget the Alarm: Don’t Feel Guilty about Those Lazy Weekends

Science says sleeping in on the weekend may help you live longer—especially if you don’t get enough rest during the week. We’re wrapping up Better Sleep Month with a look at a bit of “catch up” sleep could be a major boost to your health. Scientists have long known about the connection between how much…

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If You Suspect Stroke, Think F.A.S.T.

May is National Stroke Awareness Month Even though up to 80% of strokes are preventable, on average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds. Every four minutes someone dies of a stroke in the United States. Would you be able to recognize a stroke if was happening to you or someone around you? Unfortunately, too many…

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Hey, Mom! Make Your Health a Priority This Week and Every Week

National Women’s Health Week begins on Mother’s Day each year and is a reminder to women to take care of themselves and to make their health a priority. Yesterday families across the country gathered to celebrate the woman who cooks for them, does laundry for them, drives them to after school practices and games, and…

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Are Men Really Better in Bed?

May is Better Sleep Month Better sleep can lead to a better life. When you’re well rested it’s so much easier to meet goals, choose healthier foods, and feel energized to exercise. Last week the Better Sleep Council (BSC) released its findings from a new survey on America’s bedtime performance as it relates to sleep…

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CCHC Selected for New Initiative to Improve Eye Care for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

AMGA’s Together 2 Goal® Campaign Launches Innovator Track Program Coastal Carolina Health Care (CCHC) has been selected for a new initiative designed to find innovative ways to improve eye care for adults living with Type 2 diabetes. This national program, known as the Innovator Track’s Eye Care Cohort, is part of AMGA Foundation’s Together 2…

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CCHC Ranks #1 in the Country in Quality- At Risk Population – Keeping You Well and On the Path to Better Health

CCHC is proud of the transformational work taking place in our practices with a focus on delivering excellent care to the communities we serve. CCHC, as part of an MSSP ACO, has chosen to be accountable to Medicare for the quality it provides to the program’s beneficiaries.  To measure quality performance, Medicare uses four domains. …

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