Author: Roper St. Francis Healthcare

Guiding Force

Guiding Force

Written by Lauren B. Johnson Photographs by Mira Adwell Born in a town without a library (and in a country
Easy to Swallow

Easy to Swallow

Written by Hailey Middlebroook Thoracic surgeon Dr. Adam Mace is on a mission to help relieve symptoms of achalasia, a
Could You Spot a Stroke?

Could You Spot a Stroke?

“When symptoms start showing up, you have to respond immediately,” says local stroke survivor Ron Brinson, pictured here with his
Got Some Spring in Your Step?

Got Some Spring in Your Step?

Written by Lauren B. Johnson Photographs by Sarah Westmoreland Embrace it! Longer days and mild temps are enticing us all
Soothe Your Seasonal Allergies

Soothe Your Seasonal Allergies

The flowers are blooming and beach days are starting. Spring in the Lowcountry is splendid, for sure. However, if you’re
Take a Break!

Take a Break!

Written By Molly Ramsey Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated psychiatrist Dr. Sarah Coker shares the importance of taking time away
Fresh Health News: Spring 2020

Fresh Health News: Spring 2020

Suffer from Osteoarthritis? Start walking, suggests new research from Northwestern University According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Keep Up the Good Work! Your Future Self Will Thank You

Keep Up the Good Work! Your Future Self Will Thank You

Committing to healthy habits can be hard, especially since some of the weightiest rewards of eating well, exercising regularly, watching
Utilize Your Lunch Break

Utilize Your Lunch Break

Written by Molly Ramsey Photographs by Samantha Jean Becker Working movement into your time away from work can increase the

Is Your Teen Protected?

Written By Virginia Beard Vaccinations aren’t just for babies. Read on for a list of immunizations your son or daughter
It’s Time to Shine

It’s Time to Shine

Written by Dustin Waters Retirement provides ample opportunity to pursue your passions, which can yield big benefits for your health 
Women Empowered

Women Empowered

Written by Kinsey Gidick Step aside, diamonds. When it comes to health and wellness, a trusted OB/GYN is a girl’s
Change in Course

Change in Course

Once a successful advertising professional, Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated primary care doctor Shanon Honney switched careers while raising three
Winter’s Harvest

Winter’s Harvest

Warm up during the chilly months with these delicious veggie-heavy dishes that celebrate what’s in season (from dates and carrots
A Cut Above

A Cut Above

Robotic-assisted technology is improving the accuracy and precision of total knee replacements—a procedure that’s on the rise throughout the nation
It’s Sniffle Season

It’s Sniffle Season

Just in time for the peak of cold and flu season, a Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated family medicine doctor
Fuel Your Health

Fuel Your Health

This year we’re saying down with the fad diets once and for all and instead are pledging allegiance to a
Dietitian-Approved Meals from Kairos Mediterranean

Dietitian-Approved Meals from Kairos Mediterranean

(Top Right) Power Greens Salad with falafel and a Great Grains Bowl with chicken and grilled vegetables; (Bottom Left)  Great
Diet Myth: Setting One-Size-Fits-All Limits on Macronutrients

Diet Myth: Setting One-Size-Fits-All Limits on Macronutrients

THE FLAW: “Many patients ask for across-the-board recommendations for macronutrients, like how many grams of carbohydrates or fats food items