Health

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

By Savannah Tribune | September 20, 2017

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and it is the ideal time to highlight the quiet health crisis facing American men today. According to the Prostate Cancer Foundation, prostate cancer affects one in seven men, and African American men are 70 percent more likely to be afflicted. Prostate Cancer impacts a high percentage of the male population, especially African-Americans There … Continue reading “September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month”

September – Sports Eye Safety Month:

By Savannah Tribune | September 20, 2017

September is Sports Eye Safety Month. Sponsored by Prevent Blindness America, this month is dedicated to be a reminder that thousands of eye injuries occur every year from sports. Contact sports like football, basketball, tennis, and soccer puts many at a higher risk for eye injury than non-contact sports such as golf, swimming, and running. Since school is back in … Continue reading “September – Sports Eye Safety Month:”

Free MS Talk and Luncheon

By Savannah Tribune | August 30, 2017

Shared Solutions invites you to a free MS Talk and luncheon led by a Clinical Nurse Educator on Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 12:00PM – 1:30PM at the Olive Garden at 280 Pooler Parkway, Pooler, GA 31322. Laura Morton, RN, BSN will be presenting and the topic is “Empower Yourself: How to take a Proactive Approach to your Relapsing MS … Continue reading “Free MS Talk and Luncheon”

“EYECARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | August 30, 2017

Keratoconus is a progressive eye disease in which the cornea thins and bulges into a cone-like shape. This cone shape causes the vision to be distorted and may require special contact lens types or surgical intervention. The cause for this condition is often unknown, but it has been suggested that the collagen fibers in the eyes become weakened. When this … Continue reading ““EYECARE” FOR YOU”

Why Everyone Should Plan For Long-Term Care

By Savannah Tribune | August 16, 2017

Research suggests that most Americans turning age 65 will need some form of assistance with everyday activities, known as long-term care, as they grow older. Because women live longer on average, they are more likely than men to require long-term care. Factors such as a disability, injury or chronic illness also increase the chance that long-term care will be needed. … Continue reading “Why Everyone Should Plan For Long-Term Care”

“EYECARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | August 09, 2017

A total solar eclipse will cross parts of the US on next Monday, August 21st. Part of the US will experience darkness during broad daylight hours because the moon will pass directly in front of the sun. As a result of this, the earth will be in darkness. The total eclipse will last about 2 minutes depending on where you … Continue reading ““EYECARE” FOR YOU”

“EYECARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | July 26, 2017

August 21st is a big day in America as we will be able to observe the total eclipse all over the United States on this day. The total eclipse can be seen from various places from the west coast to the east coast (from Depot Bay, California to Charleston, SC). The times to view this can be found on-line or … Continue reading ““EYECARE” FOR YOU”

“EYECARE” FOR YOU “JUL-EYE” SAFETY TIPS:

By Savannah Tribune | July 19, 2017

Eye injury is the leading cause of blindness in children in the United States. Each year millions of eye injuries occur. These usually happen at home and school, often during sports and hobby activities. However, 90 percent of these injuries could be prevented. Since the 4th just passed, I want to make parents aware of some safety advice that could … Continue reading ““EYECARE” FOR YOU “JUL-EYE” SAFETY TIPS:”

“EYECARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | July 12, 2017

EnVision Eye Care is pleased to announce the joining of our new Associate Doctor of Optometry – Dr. Evelyn Dearing. Dr. Dearing is originally from Virginia. She was encouraged by her mother encouraged her to pursue the field of Optometry. After working in this area, she discovered a love and passion for this field. This solidified her desire to pursue … Continue reading ““EYECARE” FOR YOU”

SouthCoast Health Job Fair Invites Healthcare Professionals To Participate In On-site Interviews

By Savannah Tribune | June 28, 2017

On Wednesday, June 28, SouthCoast Health, located at 1326 Eisenhower Drive, Building 1, is a medical leader across the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry, invites healthcare professionals seeking employment to attend the SouthCoast Health Job Fair. Interview sessions take place 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. at SouthCoast Health (1326 Eisenhower Drive, Building 1, Savannah). SouthCoast Health representatives will be … Continue reading “SouthCoast Health Job Fair Invites Healthcare Professionals To Participate In On-site Interviews”