The south is the birth place of sweet tea and home to a lot of the foods doctors advise people to limit after a certain age.
When people look at maps for conditions like diabetes, this Southeastern state is often in the red for its high number of cases. So on paper Charleston, South Carolina wouldn’t sound like much of a health and wellness area.
But it kind of is.
Charleston has countless options for people who want to prioritize their health. There are a four major health systems in the city’s region: Roper St. Francis Healthcare, Trident Health, the East Cooper Medical Center and the Medical University of South Carolina.
Those institutions are filled with novel research opportunities that tend to keep the Charleston community in the know about medical developments.
In my time covering health in the city, I found that