Year: 2019

Are You Suffering from Indoor Winter Allergies?

Are You Suffering from Indoor Winter Allergies?

There aren’t many grasses, trees or flowers pollinating this time of year, yet you have itchy eyes and a shopping
Is It the Holiday Blues or Something More Serious?

Is It the Holiday Blues or Something More Serious?

When to seek help, and when to take matters into your own hands During the busy holiday season, you may
Caring for Loved Ones with Dementia

Caring for Loved Ones with Dementia

The instances of dementia are on the rise along with the frustration levels of their caregivers. Here a Dementia Dialogue
Ten Tips for Diabetes Management over the Holiday Season

Ten Tips for Diabetes Management over the Holiday Season

Juicy turkey dressed with gravy and cranberry sauce. Creamy, garlic mashed potatoes, decadent chocolate treats, and your grandmother’s famous buttery,
Dr. Elizabeth Kline Achieves Milestone for Thoracic Robotic Surgeries

Dr. Elizabeth Kline Achieves Milestone for Thoracic Robotic Surgeries

A 59-year old woman will live cancer free after a life-saving surgery Monday that cured her early stage lung cancer.
Longtime Smoker? Concerned about Lung Cancer? Schedule a CT Lung Screening

Longtime Smoker? Concerned about Lung Cancer? Schedule a CT Lung Screening

Current and former smokers have 25 times the risk of developing lung cancer compared to non-smokers. The good news is
Breathe Easy: Be in the Know About Vaping

Breathe Easy: Be in the Know About Vaping

Lung-related illnesses linked to the use of vaping devices have caught the attention of many across the U.S. Some states
Going Viral: Measles, Mumps Making a Comeback

Going Viral: Measles, Mumps Making a Comeback

With school back in session, back-to-school germs tend to spread. It’s the time of year when fevers, runny noses, coughs
Be Picky, Not Tricky – Halloween Safety Tips

Be Picky, Not Tricky – Halloween Safety Tips

The kids are back to school and Fall has returned to the Lowcountry…well sort of. As Halloween approaches, we want
Take Control of Your Breast Health

Take Control of Your Breast Health

October may be Breast Cancer Awareness month, but taking control of your breast health is more than a one-month commitment.
Dad Walks Again After Four-month Paralysis

Dad Walks Again After Four-month Paralysis

“My hands and feet feel numb,” Jonathan told his wife in March 2019. Over the course of a week, his
Welcome to Your Berkeley Hospital

Welcome to Your Berkeley Hospital

On October 4, Roper St. Francis Healthcare opened a brand-new boutique hospital, bringing hometown healthcare to Berkeley County Written by
Fresh Health News: Fall 2019

Fresh Health News: Fall 2019

A round up of the latest studies on health, wellness, and disease prevention, plus tips for boosting well being Image
New Recommendations for the HPV Vaccine

New Recommendations for the HPV Vaccine

The HPV vaccine guards against the human papillomavirus (HPV), a common sexually transmitted infection that can lead to six different
3 Tips for Staying Healthy this Holiday Season

3 Tips for Staying Healthy this Holiday Season

Photograph by Monkey Business Images Fall is a fast-paced, festive time of year with Halloween, Thanksgiving and a hefty portion
Fast Facts about Vaccinations

Fast Facts about Vaccinations

The power of immunization: a pillar of preventative health that saves an estimated 2.5 million lives each year. Get the
Healthy Recipes: 3 Power Bowls to Make This Month

Healthy Recipes: 3 Power Bowls to Make This Month

What can you expect from the café inside Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital? A wide variety of healthy, on-trend fare
Making It Count: Kickboxing

Making It Count: Kickboxing

If you’re craving an all-in-one workout that doesn’t feel like a chore, consider a kickboxing or cardio kickboxing class. Kickboxing
Understanding Shame

Understanding Shame

Far more than feeling guilty, shame can be a debilitating condition that manifests in myriad ways, says a Roper St.
Here’s What a Dietitian Orders from Crust Wood Fired Pizza

Here’s What a Dietitian Orders from Crust Wood Fired Pizza

Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated dietitian Erin Castle walks us through a nutritious lunch or dinner order for two at