Month: July 2022

Playing It Safe with Sports Physicals

Playing It Safe with Sports Physicals

What’s the goal of tackling a sports physical every season?  Written By Stephanie SturdyPhotograph By Scott Henderson Parents want to
Doctor’s Note

Doctor’s Note

Doctor: Dr. Ziad SkaffSpecialty: Hematology & Oncology Marked by the death of his grandfather to small cell lung cancer, Dr.
Home For Life

Home For Life

Practical advice for creating an aging in place plan Written By Skip JohnsonPhotograph By lightpoet According to AARP, 88 percent
Rolling into Summer

Rolling into Summer

Edamame + Cucumber Special and Alaska sushi rolls Contributor Erin Miles, RD, LDPhotograph By Maggie Wilcox From simple standards to
Diet Mistake: Starting the Day with Too Little Fuel

Diet Mistake: Starting the Day with Too Little Fuel

Photograph By Mironov Vladimir THE FLAW: In the morning, we’re often too focused on preparing for the day to prioritize
Ask the Expert: Fresh, Frozen or Canned Produce?

Ask the Expert: Fresh, Frozen or Canned Produce?

You want to know: Fresh fruits and veggies are vibrant, delicious and plentiful in the summer, but time and budget
Family Ties

Family Ties

Dr. Kay Durst carries on a legacy of family medicine east of the Cooper Written By Stratton LawrencePhotographs By Scott
Joint Discovery: Osteoarthritis

Joint Discovery: Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis may be an ancient issue (scientists have unearthed evidence of the condition in the Neanderthal’s backbone and Egyptian Queen
Tired of Counting Sheep?

Tired of Counting Sheep?

Melatonin supplements can help you drift off to dreamland Written By Jenny PetersonPhotographs By Prostock-studio & New Africa A good
Give of Yourself: Donating Blood

Give of Yourself: Donating Blood

Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood for surgery, disease, trauma or illness. “Summer is the season
What is an Oncology Nurse Navigator?

What is an Oncology Nurse Navigator?

Cancer treatment can be complicated, with several appointments each week, multiple doctors to see and even more medicines to take.
A life-changing turn

A life-changing turn

Last October, Bob and Vikki descended 4,000 feet of elevation, winding around switchbacks in their motorhome on a return trip
Clearing the Air

Clearing the Air

Smoking clouds the health of nearly 31 million Americans, the risk of lung cancer increasing with every puff. Thankfully, new…
Saving Life & Limb

Saving Life & Limb

Every day, 230 Americans with diabetes undergo an amputation. The team behind Roper St. Francis Healthcare’s new Limb Amputation Prevention…
A Journey Shared

A Journey Shared

Roper St. Francis Healthcare brings together expectant mothers and health providers through a unique model of group prenatal care. Meet…
Fresh Health News: Summer 2022

Fresh Health News: Summer 2022

Osteoarthritis knee pain prevention, weight on endometrial cancer, help for hearing loss, cardiovascular health, gun violence and children, the link…
Protect Your Skin Against Sun Exposure

Protect Your Skin Against Sun Exposure

When it comes to sun smarts, many of us aren’t as bright as we’d like to believe.
Takeout at Home

Takeout at Home

When you’re craving wings, burgers, pizza or Thai, healthy revisions of your to-go menu favorites are in order