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Preventive Screenings: Know in AdvanceBody & Mind

Preventive Screenings: Know in Advance

Preventive screenings help us stay one step ahead of some of the deadliest diseases, because when it comes to your health, the best defense is a good offense WRITTEN BY…
Multivitamins for Better Health: Yes or No?Body & Mind

Multivitamins for Better Health: Yes or No?

Do you take a multivitamin every day to help improve your health? Or maybe you supplement your limited diet with powders and pills meant to fill in the gaps of…
Don’t delay: Everyone 12+ needs a COVID-19 vaccineFamily

Don’t delay: Everyone 12+ needs a COVID-19 vaccine

Vacation plans, cookouts and beach days are filling up our calendars once again. But if there’s one activity that should be at the very top of your summer to-do list,…
Stretch BreakBody & Mind

Stretch Break

“As humans, we sit a lot,” says Roper St. Francis Healthcare athletic trainer Laurel Pollock. “This shortens and weakens our hip flexors, resulting in low back stress.” Stretching is crucial…
Surf & Salad at The KingstideCommunity

Surf & Salad at The Kingstide

Roper St. Francis Healthcare dietitian Jillian Morgan recently caught a fresh meal at this airy newcomer to the Daniel Island waterfront. Discover which dishes she selected and why.
Diet Mistake: Trying to alter how your body looks using certain foodsRecipes & Nutrition

Diet Mistake: Trying to alter how your body looks using certain foods

THE FLAW: “Eat this to zap belly fat!” “Drink that to erase cellulite!” We’ve all been pitched these empty promises, but this isn’t how the human body works. “It’s not…
Ask the Expert: MilksRecipes & Nutrition

Ask the Expert: Milks

You want to know: Moooove over, cow’s milk. Over the last several years, an outpouring of alternative “milks” has filled up grocery store refrigerators, great news for anyone with a…
A New Chapter on WellnessBody & Mind

A New Chapter on Wellness

Reading books as you age can turn the page on mental and physical well being
Doctor’s NoteBody & Mind

Doctor’s Note

Dr. Valerie Scott, a Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated primary care doctor, shares valuable advice gleaned from her 35-plus years in family medicine.
Keep Your Picnic FreshBody & Mind

Keep Your Picnic Fresh

From beach picnic spreads to backyard cookouts, summertime beckons us to pack up coolers, break out paper plates and dine in the sunshine with family and friends. But on days…
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