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Diet MistakeBody & Mind

Diet Mistake

Diet Mistake: Dwelling on what we stand to lose rather than what can be gained from healthy changes
Pain in the BumBody & Mind

Pain in the Bum

Too much sitting or standing stresses the deep-seated piriformis muscle and leads to rear end aches
Seated StretchesBody & Mind

Seated Stretches

When getting up and moving isn’t an option, seated stretches offer a convenient platform to keep the body limber without…
Supporting Breast HealthBody & Mind

Supporting Breast Health

Here, we review the most up-to-date advice given to women for supporting these glandular organs, from anatomical awareness to chest…
The Metabolism FactorBody & Mind

The Metabolism Factor

Decoding how the body’s complex chemical processes influence the numbers on your scale
Aligning the SpineBody & Mind

Aligning the Spine

The spine serves as the backbone of human mobility, but back pain flattens eight out of 10 people at some…
A Clear PictureAdvances in Healthcare

A Clear Picture

Doctors utilize video X-rays to pinpoint urinary tract troubles
Sit to Get FitBody & Mind

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 RoutineBody & Mind

The Tween Hygiene Routine

Growing adolescent bodies call for more grown-up personal care habits
Doctor’s NoteBody & Mind

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 2021Advances in Healthcare

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 BreakthroughAdvances in Healthcare

Understanding Vaccine Breakthrough

Early this fall, as cases of COVID-19 surged again despite available vaccines, questions about “breakthrough cases” also began to surge.
Hot Topic Alert! Let’s Talk MenopauseBody & Mind

Hot Topic Alert! Let’s Talk Menopause

Menopause is a natural, normal process. For many women, it can feel mysterious — because we don’t talk a lot
Prepregnancy & pregnancy nutrition basicsBody & Mind

Prepregnancy & pregnancy nutrition basics

Whether you are pregnant or want to become pregnant, your nutrition and lifestyle can help ensure a safe and healthy
How healthy is your poop? 💩Body & Mind

How healthy is your poop? 💩

Your stool offers useful information about the health of your digestive system. Here’s how to “read” it. Healthy poop varies
Preventive Screenings: Know in AdvanceBody & Mind

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
Multivitamins for Better Health: Yes or No?Body & Mind

Multivitamins for Better Health: Yes or No?

Do you take a multivitamin every day to help improve your health? Or maybe you supplement your limited diet with
Stretch BreakBody & Mind

Stretch Break

“As humans, we sit a lot,” says Roper St. Francis Healthcare athletic trainer Laurel Pollock. “This shortens and weakens our
A New Chapter on WellnessBody & Mind

A New Chapter on Wellness

Reading books as you age can turn the page on mental and physical well being
Doctor’s NoteBody & Mind

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 FreshBody & Mind

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 ContagiosumBody & Mind

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 CombinationBody & Mind

Cross-Training: A Winning Combination

Discover how cross-training can improve both your physical and mental game
Gut Check: The Skinny on Belly FatBody & Mind

Gut Check: The Skinny on Belly Fat

About 59 percent of Americans are saddled with abdominal obesity. Learn about the dangers of belly fat