In the late 19th century, medical experts deemed Summerville one of the best places in the world to treat lung and throat disorders; they credited the dry air and a plethora of pine trees.
Today Summerville offers much of the history and charm of nearby Charleston but in a smaller, more affordable setting.
And modern-day ailments are cured in the 94-bed Summerville Medical Center, which scores top points from the Joint Commission for its treatment of heart attacks, heart failure, and pneumonia.
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