Author: Gulfstream

Pet Power! 3 Ways Your 4-Legged Friends Enhance Health

Pet Power! 3 Ways Your 4-Legged Friends Enhance Health

Do you identify as a dog person, or perhaps a crazy cat lady? Or maybe you’re an equal opportunity pet
Why Colonoscopy is Critical

Why Colonoscopy is Critical

Mention going to get a colonoscopy to a friend or loved one and you’ll likely get either a grimace or
Caring for Loved Ones with Dementia

Caring for Loved Ones with Dementia

The instances of dementia are on the rise along with the frustration levels of their caregivers. Here a Dementia Dialogue
Ten Tips for Diabetes Management over the Holiday Season

Ten Tips for Diabetes Management over the Holiday Season

Juicy turkey dressed with gravy and cranberry sauce. Creamy, garlic mashed potatoes, decadent chocolate treats, and your grandmother’s famous buttery,
Longtime Smoker? Concerned about Lung Cancer? Schedule a CT Lung Screening

Longtime Smoker? Concerned about Lung Cancer? Schedule a CT Lung Screening

Current and former smokers have 25 times the risk of developing lung cancer compared to non-smokers. The good news is
Be Picky, Not Tricky – Halloween Safety Tips

Be Picky, Not Tricky – Halloween Safety Tips

The kids are back to school and Fall has returned to the Lowcountry…well sort of. As Halloween approaches, we want
Why PAD is Bad, and What You Can Do About It

Why PAD is Bad, and What You Can Do About It

Unfortunately, peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is not on the minds of many people, and that’s not good. PAD affects more
Cervical Health – What Women Need to Know

Cervical Health – What Women Need to Know

Forty years ago, cervical cancer was the leading cause of cancer-related death for women in the United States, but fortunately
Got Dry Eyes?

Got Dry Eyes?

Dry eye syndrome is one of the most common reasons patients visit their ophthalmologist, with thousands of people affected each
8 Tips for a Smart Heart Lifestyle

8 Tips for a Smart Heart Lifestyle

At the Roper Hospital Cardiac Wellness & Rehabilitation Center, we work with patients recovering from heart attacks or help them
Wound Care 101

Wound Care 101

We have all done it. That split second when you get distracted as you’re chopping up carrots or celery, and
Be Sweet to Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

Be Sweet to Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

We’ve got a crush on Valentine’s Day. Who doesn’t like getting a little Hershey’s Kiss every now and then? And
Winter Recipes – Comfort Done Easy

Winter Recipes – Comfort Done Easy

Do you have the mid-winter menu blues? The holidays are long gone, and with them the dinner parties, the roast
Treadmill or Trend-mill? 2019’s Fitness Forecast

Treadmill or Trend-mill? 2019’s Fitness Forecast

Just when you’ve finally mastered the Burpee, there’s something new on the workout horizon—the latest best way to get buff
Don’t Be Dense about Dense Breasts

Don’t Be Dense about Dense Breasts

Not all breasts are created equal. Girls learn this at puberty, and women re-learn it all the time, thanks to
A Simple Screening Saved Paula's Life

A Simple Screening Saved Paula's Life

Paula knew that, as a smoker, she was at risk for cancer, but didn’t know there was a simple screening
Unplug to Fully Recharge

Unplug to Fully Recharge

If you are taking time off around the New Year, or anytime really, do yourself (and your colleagues and your
Good News for Grandparents

Good News for Grandparents

If spending time with the grandchildren is part of your holiday plan, then give yourself a high-five for longevity. According
Give Health!

Give Health!

The December crunch is on, and if you’re like most people, you might still need a holiday gift idea, or
A Tasty Mac Hack for your Thanksgiving

A Tasty Mac Hack for your Thanksgiving

No, we don’t mean that unwanted kind of Mac hack, where your laptop becomes imperiled. We’re talking a velvety cheesy