Author: Roper St. Francis Healthcare

Do You Know PAD?

Do You Know PAD?

Aches and pains are largely considered a rite of passage as we age. Certain discomforts, however, warrant prompt treatment By
How to Use that Foam Roller

How to Use that Foam Roller

If you don’t already own a foam roller, you’ve likely seen one at a gym or sporting goods shop. Though
The Power of Touch

The Power of Touch

Unpacking the many health perks of massage By Molly Ramsey Many of us would classify massage as an indulgence: A
What’s In Your DNA?

What’s In Your DNA?

At-home DNA testing kits are surging in popularity. Should you be using them to peek at your genome? –by Virginia
Fresh Health News: Winter 2020

Fresh Health News: Winter 2020

State of the Arts A new study reveals a major benefit of the arts for middle school-age children From the
Prone to Depression? Prioritize Exercise.

Prone to Depression? Prioritize Exercise.

Crackling fires and cozy comforters may be calling this season, but a 2019 study published in the journal Depression and
Treat Yourself—Today!

Treat Yourself—Today!

Research shows that self care—or engaging in activities that feed our own mental, emotional and physical health—can decrease stress, improve
Motion Granted

Motion Granted

Less than two years after a car accident that shattered her lower limbs, Johns Island resident Lynn Green—pictured here at
Make it Healthy: Pasta

Make it Healthy: Pasta

Spaghetti and meatballs, Alfredo and lasagna—many of our favorite comfort foods involve pasta noodles. And while no one’s touting them
An Emotional Journey Navigating Breast Cancer

An Emotional Journey Navigating Breast Cancer

Three years ago, Sherrel discovered a lump during her self-breast exam. “I really wasn’t worried about it, which is crazy
Dad Walks Again After Four-month Paralysis

Dad Walks Again After Four-month Paralysis

“My hands and feet feel numb,” Jonathan told his wife in March 2019. Over the course of a week, his
Welcome to Your Berkeley Hospital

Welcome to Your Berkeley Hospital

On October 4, Roper St. Francis Healthcare opened a brand-new boutique hospital, bringing hometown healthcare to Berkeley County Written by
Fresh Health News: Fall 2019

Fresh Health News: Fall 2019

A round up of the latest studies on health, wellness, and disease prevention, plus tips for boosting well being Image
New Recommendations for the HPV Vaccine

New Recommendations for the HPV Vaccine

The HPV vaccine guards against the human papillomavirus (HPV), a common sexually transmitted infection that can lead to six different
3 Tips for Staying Healthy this Holiday Season

3 Tips for Staying Healthy this Holiday Season

Photograph by Monkey Business Images Fall is a fast-paced, festive time of year with Halloween, Thanksgiving and a hefty portion
Fast Facts about Vaccinations

Fast Facts about Vaccinations

The power of immunization: a pillar of preventative health that saves an estimated 2.5 million lives each year. Get the
Healthy Recipes: 3 Power Bowls to Make This Month

Healthy Recipes: 3 Power Bowls to Make This Month

What can you expect from the café inside Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital? A wide variety of healthy, on-trend fare
Making It Count: Kickboxing

Making It Count: Kickboxing

If you’re craving an all-in-one workout that doesn’t feel like a chore, consider a kickboxing or cardio kickboxing class. Kickboxing
Understanding Shame

Understanding Shame

Far more than feeling guilty, shame can be a debilitating condition that manifests in myriad ways, says a Roper St.