Year: 2021

6 ways to winter-proof your immune system

6 ways to winter-proof your immune system

Winter offers a lot to look forward to — the changing weather and extra time with friends and family. But
Sr. Maria Murphy plaque unveiled

Sr. Maria Murphy plaque unveiled

The Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Mercy visited Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital on Tuesday for the blessing
Don’t Gobble ‘til You Wobble: 5 Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving This Year

Don’t Gobble ‘til You Wobble: 5 Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving This Year

Katie Heacock-Rodysill, RD, LD, of Roper St Francis Healthcare, shares her list of 5 healthy Thanksgiving tips. Keep a slim
Should you crack your joints?

Should you crack your joints?

We’ve all heard the old wives’ tale that cracking your knuckles or popping your joints will cause arthritis. But is
“Falling back” an hour: How daylight savings can impact your health

“Falling back” an hour: How daylight savings can impact your health

Fresh from a summer of long days filled with sunshine, the transition to fall and fewer daylight hours can feel
Listen to Your Heart

Listen to Your Heart

Jim, an otherwise health 70-year-old, had a serious heart condition. Only one symptom tipped him off. Watch Jim’s story.
Ask the Expert: Eggs

Ask the Expert: Eggs

Egg choices are a dime a dozen: grain fed, free range, cageless, farm fresh, white, brown, blue, even purple. Is…
Diet Mistake

Diet Mistake

Diet Mistake: Dwelling on what we stand to lose rather than what can be gained from healthy changes
Bowled Over at Beech

Bowled Over at Beech

Roper St. Francis Healthcare dietitian Erin Castle recently grabbed a satisfying square meal at the trendy downtown location of fast-casual…
Pain in the Bum

Pain in the Bum

Too much sitting or standing stresses the deep-seated piriformis muscle and leads to rear end aches
Seated Stretches

Seated Stretches

When getting up and moving isn’t an option, seated stretches offer a convenient platform to keep the body limber without…
Supporting Breast Health

Supporting Breast Health

Here, we review the most up-to-date advice given to women for supporting these glandular organs, from anatomical awareness to chest…
The Metabolism Factor

The Metabolism Factor

Decoding how the body’s complex chemical processes influence the numbers on your scale
Aligning the Spine

Aligning the Spine

The spine serves as the backbone of human mobility, but back pain flattens eight out of 10 people at some…
The Sweet Life

The Sweet Life

From a family hive with five kids to buzzing workdays in women’s health services, OB/GYN Dr. Heather Schwartzberg is one…
For the Love of Breakfast

For the Love of Breakfast

This satisfying morning medley leans on heart-healthy fats to wake up tired breakfasts
A Clear Picture

A Clear Picture

Doctors utilize video X-rays to pinpoint urinary tract troubles
Sit to Get Fit

Sit to Get Fit

When balance and coordination concerns threaten to bench seniors, chair-based sports help get players back into fitness
The Tween Hygiene Routine

The Tween Hygiene Routine

Growing adolescent bodies call for more grown-up personal care habits
Doctor’s Note

Doctor’s Note

Dr. Jeffrey Armstrong, a Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated podiatric surgeon and certified athletic trainer, kicks around his top advice…