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Fresh Health News: Fall 2020

Fresh Health News: Fall 2020

Parched Peepers Too much screen time results in too little moisture for our eyes Zoom meetings, social media sprees, endless
Clean Up Your Act

Clean Up Your Act

Photograph by Olena Yakobchuk/Shutterstock Recent months may have you obsessively scrubbing every surface in your home, but there’s a good
Compassionate Care

Compassionate Care

Palliative and hospice care teams offer a variety of comforts for patients and families facing life-limiting illnesses Written by Jennifer
Viral Overload

Viral Overload

Learn how to navigate flu season in the time of a global pandemic Written by Lauren B. Johnson Coughing, sneezing,
Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality

A generous grant helps fund Hospital at Home, the newest version of telehealth and virtual medicine Written by Lauren B.
Go with the Flow

Go with the Flow

Hospitalist and avid surfer Dr. James Hawk has ridden life’s current across the globe, along the way establishing a career
Listen Up!

Listen Up!

When to talk to a doctor about hearing loss Written by Kinsey Gidick The winter holidays mark a time for
Holiday Appetizers: Small but Mighty

Holiday Appetizers: Small but Mighty

Give holiday appetizers a healthy spin with veggie-laden small plates that are big on nutrients as well as flavor Recipes
Happy Tomato Season!

Happy Tomato Season!

Savor summer’s crown-jewel produce with these light, flavor-packed dishes Recipes by Caroline Chambers Photographs by Helene Dujardin Food Styling by
What’s on Your Plate?

What’s on Your Plate?

A Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated dietitian shares senior-specific nutrition tips Written by Dustin Waters While we can’t redo health
Building Their Best Selves

Building Their Best Selves

Drs. Kimberly and Brett Young partner in life and in the OR Written by Stratton Lawrence Photographs by Mira Adwell
Get Your Game Plan!

Get Your Game Plan!

This fall, kids will (hopefully) be heading back to class after an extra-long break from their routine. Try these proactive
Diet Mistake: Assuming All Vegan Food Is Healthy

Diet Mistake: Assuming All Vegan Food Is Healthy

Contributor: Jillian Morgan, RD, LD, CDE THE FLAW: “There is a tremendous amount of research supporting the disease-preventing health benefits
Vegan Fare from Gnome Café

Vegan Fare from Gnome Café

Pad Thai salad with fried tofu and locally brewed kombucha Contributor: Jillian Morgan, RD, LD, CDE Photograph by Sarah Alsati
Make It Healthier: Pies & Cobblers

Make It Healthier: Pies & Cobblers

Contributor: Erin Castle, RD, LD Blueberry cobbler, cherry pie, peach pie … summer celebrations often call for these staple sweet
Do You Snore?

Do You Snore?

A Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated sleep specialist weighs in on snoring: when it’s normal, how to curb it and
Get Your Gardening On!

Get Your Gardening On!

A 2020 study from Princeton University found that gardening boosts people’s mental health and happiness levels as much as activities
Fresh Health News: Summer 2020

Fresh Health News: Summer 2020

Going the Distance New research suggests how much you walk may be more important than how hard you hustle If