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Who Needs to Get the Flu Shot?

The flu is something that should never be ignored. While it seems like a routine illness, It can be deadly. Although getting a flu shot is the best way to avoid this virus, there's always confusion over this vaccination. One of the main things people wonder about is...

3 At-Home Remedies That May Reduce Your Flu Symptoms

We all know that getting a flu shot is the best way to avoid influenza this winter. So what if you get sick before you've had a chance to get vaccinated? For starters, you'll want to call your primary care physician to see if an antiviral medication like Tamiflu can...

Are Your Aches & Pains Actually Arthritis?

Everyone deals with occasional aches and pains. But if joint pains become more frequent, you may worry that you have arthritis. A primary care physician can help you with a diagnosis and treatment plan. Since October 12 is World Arthritis Day, Palmetto Tri-County...

Women’s Heart Health & Stress: What You Need to Know

A primary care physician can help you with many types of medical conditions. You know your doctor wants you to take good care of your heart, but things like stress matter, too. That's especially because there are known correlations between stress and heart conditions....

Add These 5 Foods to Increase Your Good Cholesterol

September is National Cholesterol Awareness Month. Cholesterol is something your body needs since it's an important part of cell membrane makeup. Ideally, you should have enough good cholesterol while having low levels of the bad cholesterol that's harmful for the...

Traveling This Fall? Watch Out for the Flu

It may not feel like it, but fall is on the way! Even though school has started back, many families are still looking for weekend getaways before the weather gets too cold. While fall is perfect for traveling, there are some health concerns you should keep in mind....

3 Ways to Keep Your Family Healthy as School Starts

As school starts back, you're helping your child prepare in many ways. You're buying school supplies, meeting the teacher, and making bedtime just a little bit earlier. But what about taking steps to keep your students – and your whole family – healthy through the...

4 Ways to Prevent Heat-Related Illnesses

While you're enjoying all your fun summer activities, you definitely want to stay safe. Part of that includes being aware of how your body responds to the brutally hot temperatures we sometimes experience here in the Carolinas. Primary care physicians know that there...

Use Family Wellness to Fight Childhood Obesity

Child obesity is very common in the United States. In fact, it's estimated that one in three children in our country are obese. Palmetto Tri-County Primary Care's doctors in Lancaster, SC want you to know that one of the best ways to fight child obesity is through...

Heart Disease Dangers for Women

Heart disease should be a health concern for everyone. However, many women overlook the warning signs that their cardiovascular systems are in danger. The doctors in Lancaster, SC at Palmetto Tri-County Primary Care know that heart health awareness can save your life....

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