Author: Roper St. Francis Healthcare

Global Comfort Food

Global Comfort Food

Inspired by traditional South Asian roadside restaurants, Malika dishes out authentic Pakistani and Indian street foods with plenty of vegan…
Diet Mistake

Diet Mistake

Believing you shouldn’t eat after 6 p.m. When it come to weight loss, there isn’t a magical cutoff time to…
Ask the Expert: Cooking oils

Ask the Expert: Cooking oils

From olive to avocado, the health-food industry is saturated with “good-for-you” cooking oil options, but how much of this is…
Sleep, Interrupted

Sleep, Interrupted

More than just disruptive, snoring may signal a dangerous sleeping disorder.
The ABCs of Healthy ZZZs

The ABCs of Healthy ZZZs

Most people need between seven and nine hours to move through all of the stages of sleep, including deep sleep.
Muscle Up

Muscle Up

Regardless of age or athletic ability, a healthy muscle mass works to prevent injury and even increase your lifespan. Read
Doctor’s Note

Doctor’s Note

For Dr. Paige Cisa, a college mission trip to Kenya underscored how impactful—and sensitive—basic gynecological care can be for women
The Alcohol Effect

The Alcohol Effect

A sobering look at the physical and mental tolls of heavy drinking
Curious About Cholesterol

Curious About Cholesterol

Our bodies cannot function without this vital lipid, but how do we separate the good from the bad?
Time Manager

Time Manager

Cardiologist Dr. Wills Geils relies on minute adjustments to keep his mental and physical health ticking.
Table For Two

Table For Two

Pair quality seasonal ingredients and smart preparations for date night in or dinner with a friend.
Home Sweet Hospital

Home Sweet Hospital

Roper St. Francis Healthcare leads an effort to deliver acute hospital care directly to patients’ homes.
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…