Year: 2020

Happy Tomato Season!

Happy Tomato Season!

Savor summer’s crown-jewel produce with these light, flavor-packed dishes Recipes by Caroline Chambers Photographs by Helene Dujardin Food Styling by
What’s on Your Plate?

What’s on Your Plate?

A Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated dietitian shares senior-specific nutrition tips Written by Dustin Waters While we can’t redo health
Building Their Best Selves

Building Their Best Selves

Drs. Kimberly and Brett Young partner in life and in the OR Written by Stratton Lawrence Photographs by Mira Adwell
Get Your Game Plan!

Get Your Game Plan!

This fall, kids will (hopefully) be heading back to class after an extra-long break from routine. Try these proactive tips
Diet Mistake: Assuming All Vegan Food Is Healthy

Diet Mistake: Assuming All Vegan Food Is Healthy

Contributor: Jillian Morgan, RD, LD, CDE THE FLAW: “There is a tremendous amount of research supporting the disease-preventing health benefits
Vegan Fare from Gnome Café

Vegan Fare from Gnome Café

Pad Thai salad with fried tofu and locally brewed kombucha Contributor: Jillian Morgan, RD, LD, CDE Photograph by Sarah Alsati
Make It Healthier: Pies & Cobblers

Make It Healthier: Pies & Cobblers

Contributor: Erin Castle, RD, LD Blueberry cobbler, cherry pie, peach pie … summer celebrations often call for these staple sweet
Do You Snore?

Do You Snore?

A Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated sleep specialist weighs in on snoring: when it’s normal, how to curb it and
Get Your Gardening On!

Get Your Gardening On!

A 2020 study from Princeton University found that gardening boosts people’s mental health and happiness levels as much as activities
Fresh Health News: Summer 2020

Fresh Health News: Summer 2020

Going the Distance New research suggests how much you walk may be more important than how hard you hustle If
Safeguard Your Sight

Safeguard Your Sight

Summer’s here and we’re all heading outside to soak up that sunshine. You’ve likely considered sunscreen (we hope!), but make
What’s Bugging You?

What’s Bugging You?

A look at the Lowcountry’s most common pests—and how to fend off their bites and stings Written by Anna Miller
A Healthy Foundation

A Healthy Foundation

How much do you know about your skeleton—the framework that carries you throughout your days? Here, get schooled on how
Hit the Surf!

Hit the Surf!

After months spent mostly homebound, you may have a particularly strong itch to immerse yourself in nature this summer and/or
Fixing the Leak

Fixing the Leak

Open-heart surgery is the standard method for repairing mitral valves, but for some, a treatment option now available at Roper
It’s True: Face Masks Protect Communities from Covid

It’s True: Face Masks Protect Communities from Covid

Make Masking Up Your Contribution to Fighting Coronavirus Masks may take a little getting used to, but as coronavirus numbers
Your heart rate says a lot about you

Your heart rate says a lot about you

  Your heart beats about 115,000 times in 24 hours, faithfully circulating blood throughout your body. That’s probably not something
Are statin medications right for you?

Are statin medications right for you?

About 40 million Americans take a statin medication to lower their LDL cholesterol and reduce their risk for cardiovascular disease.
Seven essential men’s health screenings

Seven essential men’s health screenings

Why you should get over your dread of the doctor right now Unlike women, who are often referred to a