Prisma Health

Prepare to lose an hour of sleep this weekend

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Don’t wait until this weekend to prepare for daylight saving time. Prisma Health suggests starting now will help your body transition smoothly.  Time will soon spring forward and we’ll be losing an hour of sleep between Saturday and Sunday. Dr. Antoinette Rutherford with c says daylight saving disrupts the body’s natural rhythm causing grogginess and irritability….

Prisma Health: Uptick in mental health needs due to the pandemic

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Local doctors are discussing the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on mental health in the community. A group of Prisma Health psychiatrists are sharing the symptoms and possible solutions for those struggling with their mental health. According to Prisma Health, adults, children, and the elderly have seen an uptick in mental health needs due to the pandemic….

Local doctors address racial inequalities in health care

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Racism and inequalities can be seen throughout black history and while there has been progress, discrimination is still present today. When it comes to health care doctors say many African Americans are reluctant to seek medical care due to distrust that comes from a history of inequitable medical treatment. Doctor Damon Daniels with Wellspring Family Medicine…