Month: October 2021

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…
Fresh Health News: Fall 2021

Fresh Health News: Fall 2021

Change in Season – A simple salt switch offers plenty of flavor without the unpalatable risks associated with too much
Understanding Vaccine Breakthrough

Understanding Vaccine Breakthrough

Early this fall, as cases of COVID-19 surged again despite available vaccines, questions about “breakthrough cases” also began to surge.
Halloween and Diabetes

Halloween and Diabetes

Trick or treat, trick or treat, give me something good to eat! We all remember that saying when we were
Hot Topic Alert! Let’s Talk Menopause

Hot Topic Alert! Let’s Talk Menopause

Menopause is a natural, normal process. For many women, it can feel mysterious — because we don’t talk a lot
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Judy Rayo shares her harrowing journey to U.S., what “American dream” really means

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Judy Rayo shares her harrowing journey to U.S., what “American dream” really means

It was 2002 when we came to America, 19 years ago. I was only 9 and I was the only