Year: 2020

A Healthy Date-Night Meal from Edison James Island

A Healthy Date-Night Meal from Edison James Island

Photograph by Samantha Jean Becker Pan-seared pork tenderloin with steamed shrimp dumplings and a baby greens salad Tucked in the
Guiding Force

Guiding Force

Written by Lauren B. Johnson Photographs by Mira Adwell Born in a town without a library (and in a country
Easy to Swallow

Easy to Swallow

Written by Hailey Middlebroook Thoracic surgeon Dr. Adam Mace is on a mission to help relieve symptoms of achalasia, a
Could You Spot a Stroke?

Could You Spot a Stroke?

“When symptoms start showing up, you have to respond immediately,” says local stroke survivor Ron Brinson, pictured here with his
Got Some Spring in Your Step?

Got Some Spring in Your Step?

Written by Lauren B. Johnson Photographs by Sarah Westmoreland Embrace it! Longer days and mild temps are enticing us all
Soothe Your Seasonal Allergies

Soothe Your Seasonal Allergies

The flowers are blooming and beach days are starting. Spring in the Lowcountry is splendid, for sure. However, if you’re
Take a Break!

Take a Break!

Written By Molly Ramsey Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated psychiatrist Dr. Sarah Coker shares the importance of taking time away
Fresh Health News: Spring 2020

Fresh Health News: Spring 2020

Suffer from Osteoarthritis? Start walking, suggests new research from Northwestern University According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Keep Up the Good Work! Your Future Self Will Thank You

Keep Up the Good Work! Your Future Self Will Thank You

Committing to healthy habits can be hard, especially since some of the weightiest rewards of eating well, exercising regularly, watching
Utilize Your Lunch Break

Utilize Your Lunch Break

Written by Molly Ramsey Photographs by Samantha Jean Becker Working movement into your time away from work can increase the
Is Your Teen Protected?

Is Your Teen Protected?

Written By Virginia Beard Vaccinations aren’t just for babies. Read on for a list of immunizations your son or daughter
It’s Time to Shine

It’s Time to Shine

Written by Dustin Waters Retirement provides ample opportunity to pursue your passions, which can yield big benefits for your health 
Women Empowered

Women Empowered

Written by Kinsey Gidick Step aside, diamonds. When it comes to health and wellness, a trusted OB/GYN is a girl’s
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