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Ele-Mental: Stay Positive for a Healthy Finish to 2020Body & Mind

Ele-Mental: Stay Positive for a Healthy Finish to 2020

Written by Stratton Lawrence “One star — would not recommend.”  If years received online ratings, 2020 would be a dud.
Immune-Boosting BitesBody & Mind

Immune-Boosting Bites

Fortify your body against infection by eating a balanced diet chock full of whole foods Written by Alex Keith Doctors
Power PlantBody & Mind

Power Plant

A physician’s take on the highs and lows of hemp-derived CBD Written by Lauren B. Johnson The Cannabis sativa plant
Working RemotelyBody & Mind

Working Remotely

Over the past year, many of us have traded a long drive to the office for a quick commute to
Fresh Health News: Fall 2020Body & Mind

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 ActBody & Mind

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
Viral OverloadBody & Mind

Viral Overload

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

Virtual Reality

A generous grant helps fund Hospital at Home, the newest version of telehealth and virtual medicine Written by Lauren B.
Listen Up!Body & Mind

Listen Up!

When to talk to a doctor about hearing loss Written by Kinsey Gidick The winter holidays mark a time for
Maskne is real, here’s how to treat itBody & Mind

Maskne is real, here’s how to treat it

How masks and COVID-19 are changing skin care routines Is wearing a face covering causing your skin to break out?
What’s on Your Plate?Body & Mind

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
Get Your Game Plan!Body & Mind

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
Do You Snore?Body & Mind

Do You Snore?

A Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated sleep specialist weighs in on snoring: when it’s normal, how to curb it and
Fresh Health News: Summer 2020Body & Mind

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
Safeguard Your SightBody & Mind

Safeguard Your Sight

Summer’s here and we’re all heading outside to soak up that sunshine. You’ve likely considered sunscreen (we hope!), but make
What’s Bugging You?Body & Mind

What’s Bugging You?

A look at the Lowcountry’s most common pests—and how to fend off their bites and stings Written by Anna Miller
A Healthy FoundationBody & Mind

A Healthy Foundation

How much do you know about your skeleton—the framework that carries you throughout your days? Here, get schooled on how
Hit the Surf!Body & Mind

Hit the Surf!

After months spent mostly homebound, you may have a particularly strong itch to immerse yourself in nature this summer and/or
Fixing the LeakAdvances in Healthcare

Fixing the Leak

Open-heart surgery is the standard method for repairing mitral valves, but for some, a treatment option now available at Roper
Are statin medications right for you?Body & Mind

Are statin medications right for you?

About 40 million Americans take a statin medication to lower their LDL cholesterol and reduce their risk for cardiovascular disease.
Summer vaginal healthBody & Mind

Summer vaginal health

Summer vaginal health: take care ‘down there’ Summer is a great time to catch up on medical exams and screenings.
How to combat the coronavirus bluesBody & Mind

How to combat the coronavirus blues

Nearly half of people in the United States say the coronavirus pandemic has negatively affected their mental health, according to
Easy to SwallowAdvances in Healthcare

Easy to Swallow

Written by Hailey Middlebroook Thoracic surgeon Dr. Adam Mace is on a mission to help relieve symptoms of achalasia, a
Got Some Spring in Your Step?Body & Mind

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