Year: 2020

RN Raises Money for Alzheimer’s Association Before Shaving His Thick Beard

RN Raises Money for Alzheimer’s Association Before Shaving His Thick Beard

When RN Mike Benson learned he would need to shave his 10-year-old beard, he didn’t hesitate during this COVID-19 crisis.
Pet Power! 3 Ways Your 4-Legged Friends Enhance Health

Pet Power! 3 Ways Your 4-Legged Friends Enhance Health

Do you identify as a dog person, or perhaps a crazy cat lady? Or maybe you’re an equal opportunity pet
10 Women Who Made Their Mark in Medicine

10 Women Who Made Their Mark in Medicine

Trailblazers, innovators and wartime heroines Women have been making their mark in medicine for centuries Women have made significant contributions
Keeping a Routine in Times of Change

Keeping a Routine in Times of Change

These are challenging times for us all. Parents are wearing many hats right now, caring for ourselves, our children and
Sonia lost a lot of weight, but gained much more

Sonia lost a lot of weight, but gained much more

During her younger years, Sonia spent most of her time caring for the needs of her family, while often ignoring
Why Colonoscopy is Critical

Why Colonoscopy is Critical

Mention going to get a colonoscopy to a friend or loved one and you’ll likely get either a grimace or
HIV/AIDS Infection Rates Continue to Rise in the South

HIV/AIDS Infection Rates Continue to Rise in the South

  Understanding, diagnosing and treating HIV and AIDS has come a long way since the early 1980s, when the virus
Adults with ADHD: resolve to reach your goals

Adults with ADHD: resolve to reach your goals

  For many, the new year brings resolutions and the desire to get organized. But for some adults, staying focused
Teammate Honored for Her Heroic Actions

Teammate Honored for Her Heroic Actions

One Roper St. Francis Healthcare teammate recently was recognized with an award for her heroic actions in helping to find
Teammate Surprises Patient with Autographed Jersey

Teammate Surprises Patient with Autographed Jersey

One morning while rounding on patients, I had the pleasure of meeting Gary Parliment, a patient who had suffered a
Change in Course

Change in Course

Once a successful advertising professional, Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated primary care doctor Shanon Honney switched careers while raising three
Winter’s Harvest

Winter’s Harvest

Warm up during the chilly months with these delicious veggie-heavy dishes that celebrate what’s in season (from dates and carrots
A Cut Above

A Cut Above

Robotic-assisted technology is improving the accuracy and precision of total knee replacements—a procedure that’s on the rise throughout the nation
It’s Sniffle Season

It’s Sniffle Season

Just in time for the peak of cold and flu season, a Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated family medicine doctor
Fuel Your Health

Fuel Your Health

This year we’re saying down with the fad diets once and for all and instead are pledging allegiance to a
Dietitian-Approved Meals from Kairos Mediterranean

Dietitian-Approved Meals from Kairos Mediterranean

(Top Right) Power Greens Salad with falafel and a Great Grains Bowl with chicken and grilled vegetables; (Bottom Left)  Great
Diet Myth: Setting One-Size-Fits-All Limits on Macronutrients

Diet Myth: Setting One-Size-Fits-All Limits on Macronutrients

THE FLAW: “Many patients ask for across-the-board recommendations for macronutrients, like how many grams of carbohydrates or fats food items
Do You Know PAD?

Do You Know PAD?

Aches and pains are largely considered a rite of passage as we age. Certain discomforts, however, warrant prompt treatment By
How to Use that Foam Roller

How to Use that Foam Roller

If you don’t already own a foam roller, you’ve likely seen one at a gym or sporting goods shop. Though
The Power of Touch

The Power of Touch

Unpacking the many health perks of massage By Molly Ramsey Many of us would classify massage as an indulgence: A