September is National Cholesterol Education Month

September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to get your blood cholesterol checked and take steps to lower it if it is high. National Cholesterol Education Month is also a good time to learn about lipid profiles and about food and lifestyle choices that help you reach personal cholesterol goals. How many Americans […]

Men’s Health Month

June is Father’s Day and Men’s Health Month. Careteam+ urges men to make their health a priority.  By following a few simple rules, you can increase not only the length, but the quality, of your life. For starters, here are a few key screenings to safeguard your health: Keep your weight in check. Excess weight […]

Men’s Health Month: 5 Exams Every Man Should Get

June is Men’s Health Month! Going to the doctor isn’t exactly a picture of summer fun, especially when there’s nothing “wrong.” But visiting your general physician only when you’re sick is a mistake that could lead to bigger health issues. June is Men’s Health Month, so we’re shining a spotlight on five health exams every […]

Find Autism & Sensory-Friendly Businesses & Places in Myrtle Beach

April is Autism Awareness Month! Businesses and residents throughout Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand are providing support to those with autism as well as their parents. So many people around us either have a form of autism or are close to someone that struggles with it and it’s important to raise awareness and provide […]

February is National Heart Month – Wear Red to Show Support!

February is National Heart Month! How to Show Support On the first Friday of every February, the nation comes together for National Heart Month igniting a wave of red from coast to coast. From landmarks to news anchors and neighborhoods to online communities, this annual awareness unites millions of people for a common goal: to […]

Top Summer Health Hazards To Avoid

Top Summer Health Hazards To Avoid The summer months are filled with long days, water parks, and cook outs, and while the warm weather is perfect for fun-filled days, there are also a number of hazards of which to be cautious. The risk factor for certain injuries and illnesses increases with the activities we gravitate […]

How To Spot Skin Cancer Infographic

May is skin cancer awareness month and we wanted to share some information from our friends at the American Academy of Dermatology. Download and share this infographic with everyone you know! Click here to download or click on the image below.

5 Most Common Skin Problems (And What Causes Them)

5 Most Common Skin Problems (And What Causes Them) As your first layer of protection, your skin puts up with a lot. As any Myrtle Beach family doctor will tell you, your skin works hard to ward off the chemicals, pollutants, and allergens that surround us every day. While your body is constantly working to […]

4 Beverages That Boost Your Heart Health

Exercise, eating well and skipping out on things like smoking and excessive drinking help keep your heart healthy, but what you may not realize is there are a number of beverages you can sip that will give the vital organ an added boost. Four drinks specifically can help lower your risk of heart disease, reduce […]

How Your Kidneys Work And Why They’re So Important

How Your Kidneys Work And Why They’re So Important Kidneys are responsible for filtering the wastes and excess fluid from your body. Their proper function is essential to life, and keeping your kidneys healthy promotes good heart health. To understand the vital role your kidneys play in your health, it’s important to know exactly what […]