Year: 2018

Unplug to Fully Recharge

Unplug to Fully Recharge

If you are taking time off around the New Year, or anytime really, do yourself (and your colleagues and your
Good News for Grandparents

Good News for Grandparents

If spending time with the grandchildren is part of your holiday plan, then give yourself a high-five for longevity. According
Give Health!

Give Health!

The December crunch is on, and if you’re like most people, you might still need a holiday gift idea, or
A Tasty Mac Hack for your Thanksgiving

A Tasty Mac Hack for your Thanksgiving

No, we don’t mean that unwanted kind of Mac hack, where your laptop becomes imperiled. We’re talking a velvety cheesy
Flu News

Flu News

Yes, it’s definitely that time again. Flu season. And after last year’s hard hit—one of the deadliest influenza epidemics in
Weary of Reflux Pain? Consider Surgery.

Weary of Reflux Pain? Consider Surgery.

The fall and winter holidays will soon be here, taunting you with all the festive foods and drinks that trigger
Fall for Running!

Fall for Running!

Ahh, yes…finally! The temperatures are dropping, the air is crisp and refreshing (not muggy and overbearing), and the golden light
When You’ve Tried Everything Else

When You’ve Tried Everything Else

For years and years, Shelley tried to lose weight but traditional methods weren’t working for her. Finally, she successfully lost
Early Detection is Critical

Early Detection is Critical

Karen Rowe was a healthy, active mother of three, with no risk factors or family history of breast cancer. Like
Recognizing and Treating Depression

Recognizing and Treating Depression

In the wake of this past summer’s high profile suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, there was a flurry
Wondering If You Need Joint Replacement?

Wondering If You Need Joint Replacement?

Twisting, turning, standing, sitting, jumping, dancing, bending, walking….We can be hard on our joints, especially pivotal weight-bearing ones like knees
A New Arrival!

A New Arrival!

Roper St. Francis Healthcare is proud to announce the birth of our brand new pregnancy app! Weighing in at virtually
Dealing with Summer Pests

Dealing with Summer Pests

Summer’s pleasures are many: lazy hammocks and breezy beach days, lemonade stands and watermelon spitting contests. Yet the hot weather
Declutter for Better Health

Declutter for Better Health

Here’s the problem with spring cleaning…it’s springtime, when it’s lovely outside. Who wants to be sorting through the linen closet
Summer Holiday Safety in the Lowcountry

Summer Holiday Safety in the Lowcountry

Food and fireworks abound this holiday week and though we see a lot of both in the Lowcountry when we
Double the Blessings: The story of twins and exceptional baby care

Double the Blessings: The story of twins and exceptional baby care

Everything was going well with Jenny’s pregnancy when she went to Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital for routine monitoring of
Tips for Sunscreen Season

Tips for Sunscreen Season

Every season should be sunscreen season, according to Dr. Marta Hampton, a Roper St. Francis Healthcare-affiliated dermatologist. “Wearing sunscreen is
Don’t Drink Your Calories this Summer

Don’t Drink Your Calories this Summer

A coffee with all the fixings on your way to work (100 calories), a 20-ounce soda at lunch (240 calories),
When Nursing Week and Mother’s Day Overlap…

When Nursing Week and Mother’s Day Overlap…

Curious what dinner table conversation is like when there are two nurses in the family? We asked our dynamic duo—Pennie
Here’s to Mothers, Health and Why the Two Go Hand-in-Hand

Here’s to Mothers, Health and Why the Two Go Hand-in-Hand

Long before I embarked on a career in health administration, I knew I wanted to be a mom. Family was