Hours of Operation

We will start seeing patients at 1:00pm today, Monday 10/10/16.

Tuesday 10/11/16 we will be open normal business hours 8:00am -5:00pm

We appreciate your patience and hope everyone was able to stay safe during Hurricane Matthew.

CDC concerned about declining flu vaccination rate

On its website, the NPR (9/29, Stein) “Shots” blog reports that Thomas Frieden, MD, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is urging all Americans to obtain a flu shot as soon as possible. Frieden told reporters, “Flu is serious. Flu is unpredictable.” Dr. Frieden is particularly concerned about a recent decline in the number of elderly people getting vaccinated.

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Hours of Operations & Closing Schedule

Hours of Operations & Closing Schedule

Due to Hurricane Matthew

Thursday 10/6/16

We will stay open until all scheduled patients have been taken care of

Friday 10/7/16

Closed

Saturday 10/8/16

Closed

Monday 10/10/16

Open normal business hours, 8:00 – 5:00

We will keep you updated

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*If you have a medical emergency you can contact the Physician on call at

843-527-7000 or 843-652-1000

 

FDA reports increasing complaints about tattoo ink

The CBS Evening News (9/16, story 9, 2:05, Pelley) reported the Food and Drug Administration “is seeing a spike in complaints about tattoos” and “recently warned of possible risks of exposure to some ingredients in the ink.” Anna Werner of CBS added that while the FDA “admits scrutiny of the tattoo industry has not been a priority for the agency,” researchers at the agency “have recently come up with new ways to look for toxins, and they’re trying to develop new methods to identify just what is in those color pigments.”

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