How Bad Is the Flu in South Carolina?

Does it seem like everyone around you is sick? You're not imagining things. In addition to the colds, viruses, sinus infections, and other illnesses that take hold this time of year, the flu is also going around. In fact, South Carolina has widespread influenza...

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Save Lives by Giving Blood This Saturday

Did you know that approximately 30 Americans need blood every minute? That’s over 40,000 people every day. And when those people need blood, they’ll need it to be given by another person. That’s why blood donations are so critical. The staff at Riverview Medical Center wants to encourage as many people as possible to give […]

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6 Tips to Manage Your Stress Levels

Last week, we talked about common symptoms of stress. As we continue to observe Stress Awareness Month, the primary care and family practice professionals at Riverview Medical Center want you to know about ways you can manage your stress levels. Take good care of yourself. You can’t handle important situations in your life or anyone […]

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April Is Stress Awareness Month

Did you know that April is Stress Awareness Month? Since 1992, health care workers from all over the United States have used these 30 days to highlight the hidden dangers of stress. Some health professionals have even called the high levels of stress in America an epidemic. As a primary care and family practice in […]

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How Chronic Sinusitis Affects Your Overall Wellness

In our last post, we talked about the differences between seasonal allergies and sinus infections. For some people, sinus infections happen once or twice a year. But others have a chronic form of sinusitis that can lead to more serious consequences. A recent study found that people who suffered from chronic rhinosinusitis had higher numbers […]

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Is it Allergies or a Sinus Infection?

Allergies and sinus infections are two very common issues we see here at Riverview Medical Center. Although some of the symptoms are the same, the conditions are actually quite different and may require different treatments. Here are some quick ways to tell which one you may have. Symptoms of Seasonal Allergies Seasonal allergies are caused […]

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5 Tips to Manage Your Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies can really put a damper on your spring. With allergy season off to an early start this year, the team at Riverview Medical Center wants to offer you the following tips for managing your seasonal allergies. Keep your windows closed. It’s very tempting to open your windows and let the fresh spring air […]

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Allergy Season Is Here!

Spring is here and for many of us, that means it’s allergy season. Seasonal allergies bring a lot of patients to the urgent care and family practice here at Riverview Medical Center. Today, we’d like to help you understand a little more about what seasonal allergies are and why they cause problems for so many […]

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House Calls

Tis the season – coughs, colds, flu. If you haven’t been brought low by one of the many bugs out there, consider yourself lucky. But for many of us, that’s not the case, and we’ve found ourselves in need of help and relief, and in search for answers to some interesting and important questions. “What? […]

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What Services Are Provided in Palliative Care?

Palliative care is an important way for patients with serious illnesses to improve their overall quality of life. A variety of services are offered to care for the individual’s total well-being. Pain and symptom management. Medical staff will help patients manage the pain and/or symptoms of their illnesses in order to have a better quality […]

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