Day: October 9, 2019

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
Love Chicken Wings? Here’s How to Make Them Healthier

Love Chicken Wings? Here’s How to Make Them Healthier

Fall is football season, and, for many, chicken wings are a requisite for a proper tailgating spread. Chicken is often
Diet Myth: You Have to Eat Less to Lose Weight

Diet Myth: You Have to Eat Less to Lose Weight

Photograph by Voyagerix THE FLAW: Reducing your consumption of foods high in calories, saturated fats and simple carbohydrates is indeed
Seniors: Do You Know Self-Defense?

Seniors: Do You Know Self-Defense?

How a senior self-defense class is giving people confidence in the face of danger Written by Kinsey Gidick Earlier this
Meet Two Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital OB/GYNs (Who Happen to Be Husband and Wife)

Meet Two Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital OB/GYNs (Who Happen to Be Husband and Wife)

Drs. Felix Akinbote and Joye Fordham rely on teamwork both at home and at the office, where they deliver Berkeley
How to Handle a Picky Eater

How to Handle a Picky Eater

Have a picky eater on your hands? A Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated nutritionist is here to help Written by
The Latest in Non-Surgical Treatments for Obesity

The Latest in Non-Surgical Treatments for Obesity

A new non-surgical approach to obesity treatment is here to help you drop the pounds—for good Written by Erin Weeks
Childbirth 101: What to Expect from Labor and Delivery

Childbirth 101: What to Expect from Labor and Delivery

Learn what to expect from the spectacular experience of labor and delivery—plus, get an inside look at Roper St. Francis