Author: Roper St. Francis Healthcare

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.
Preventive Screenings: Know in Advance

Preventive Screenings: Know in Advance

Preventive screenings help us stay one step ahead of some of the deadliest diseases, because when it comes to your
Stretch Break

Stretch Break

“As humans, we sit a lot,” says Roper St. Francis Healthcare athletic trainer Laurel Pollock. “This shortens and weakens our
Surf & Salad at The Kingstide

Surf & Salad at The Kingstide

Roper St. Francis Healthcare dietitian Jillian Morgan recently caught a fresh meal at this airy newcomer to the Daniel Island…
Diet Mistake: Trying to alter how your body looks using certain foods

Diet Mistake: Trying to alter how your body looks using certain foods

THE FLAW: “Eat this to zap belly fat!” “Drink that to erase cellulite!” We’ve all been pitched these empty promises,
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