Author: Roper St. Francis Healthcare

Ask the Expert: Milks

Ask the Expert: Milks

You want to know: Moooove over, cow’s milk. Over the last several years, an outpouring of alternative “milks” has filled
A New Chapter on Wellness

A New Chapter on Wellness

Reading books as you age can turn the page on mental and physical well being
Doctor’s Note

Doctor’s Note

Dr. Valerie Scott, a Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated primary care doctor, shares valuable advice gleaned from her 35-plus years…
Keep Your Picnic Fresh

Keep Your Picnic Fresh

From beach picnic spreads to backyard cookouts, summertime beckons us to pack up coolers, break out paper plates and dine
Meet Molluscum Contagiosum

Meet Molluscum Contagiosum

The long-lasting but generally harmless skin infection molluscum contagiosum pops up frequently in young children when the humidity rises
Cross-Training: A Winning Combination

Cross-Training: A Winning Combination

Discover how cross-training can improve both your physical and mental game
Backyard Party

Backyard Party

When temperatures heat up, vibrant produce, fresh fish and light preparations make for a cool outdoor spread
Gut Check: The Skinny on Belly Fat

Gut Check: The Skinny on Belly Fat

About 59 percent of Americans are saddled with abdominal obesity. Learn about the dangers of belly fat
Liquid Asset

Liquid Asset

Plain and simple, water keeps us alive and helps us thrive
A Targeted Response

A Targeted Response

The body becomes its own best medicine with a fascinating approach to healing bones, joints and connective tissues
Living the Dream

Living the Dream

Emergency medicine doctor and CrossFitter Kelli Young guides her patients in healing beyond just immediate injury and disease Written by
Herbal Remedy

Herbal Remedy

Fresh herbs deliver earthy flavor and green nutrition to spruce up your spring eats RECIPES & FOOD STYLING BY Anna
Adaptive Technology

Adaptive Technology

Forward-thinking bariatric surgeons exercise the newest robotic technology in the operating room WRITTEN BY Lauren B. JohnsonPHOTOGRAPHS BY (Dr. Mitchell)
The COVID-19 Vaccine & More

The COVID-19 Vaccine & More

PHOTOGRAPHS BY (vaccine) myboys.me & (dad & daughter) Akarawut When COVID-19 launched a state of emergency last spring, most of
Understanding Ear Tubes

Understanding Ear Tubes

A quick procedure by an ENT can end a child’s painful cycle of ear infections WRITTEN BY Alex KeithPHOTOGRAPHS BY
Bald Spot

Bald Spot

Shedding a light on the hair loss that naturally occurs as men and women age  WRITTEN BY Samatha ConnorsPHOTOGRAPHS BY
DIET MISTAKE: Consuming sugar-free everything to lose weight

DIET MISTAKE: Consuming sugar-free everything to lose weight

CONTRIBUTOR Jillian Morgan, RD, LD, CDE  THE FLAW: When trying to create a calorie deficit, many people swap sugary beverages
Ask the Expert: Breads

Ask the Expert: Breads

CONTRIBUTOR Jillian Morgan, RD, LD, CDE UPPER CRUST: You want to know: Wheat, whole-grain, sprouted, sourdough, seven-grain, homemade—any way you
Perk Up Your Posture

Perk Up Your Posture

What does it mean to have “good” posture? The answer may surprise you! WRITTEN BY Molly RamseyPHOTOGRAPHS BY (woman) Josep
Hike a Hill

Hike a Hill

WRITTEN BY Molly Ramsey PHOTOGRAPH BY Erica Navarro The Lowcountry is home to gorgeous vistas that can instantly boost mood