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What is Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and its symptoms and treatments?Body & Mind

What is Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and its symptoms and treatments?

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is an illness that happens when narrowed arteries reduce blood flow, most often to the lower
The dos and don’ts of diabetic foot careBody & Mind

The dos and don’ts of diabetic foot care

If you have diabetes, you can keep your feet healthy by following a few simple steps. Dr. Mary Hanley, medical
4 quick tips to help kick painful period crampsBody & Mind

4 quick tips to help kick painful period cramps

The sciency name for that throbbing, cramping, aching, you-want-to-stay-home-in-bed feeling that you likely experience every month is dysmenorrhea. The pain
Playing It Safe with Sports PhysicalsBody & Mind

Playing It Safe with Sports Physicals

What’s the goal of tackling a sports physical every season?  Written By Stephanie SturdyPhotograph By Scott Henderson Parents want to
Doctor’s NoteBody & Mind

Doctor’s Note

Doctor: Dr. Ziad SkaffSpecialty: Hematology & Oncology Marked by the death of his grandfather to small cell lung cancer, Dr.
Home For LifeBody & Mind

Home For Life

Practical advice for creating an aging in place plan Written By Skip JohnsonPhotograph By lightpoet According to AARP, 88 percent
Joint Discovery: OsteoarthritisBody & Mind

Joint Discovery: Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis may be an ancient issue (scientists have unearthed evidence of the condition in the Neanderthal’s backbone and Egyptian Queen
Tired of Counting Sheep?Body & Mind

Tired of Counting Sheep?

Melatonin supplements can help you drift off to dreamland Written By Jenny PetersonPhotographs By Prostock-studio & New Africa A good
Give of Yourself: Donating BloodBody & Mind

Give of Yourself: Donating Blood

Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood for surgery, disease, trauma or illness. “Summer is the season
Clearing the AirBody & Mind

Clearing the Air

Smoking clouds the health of nearly 31 million Americans, the risk of lung cancer increasing with every puff. Thankfully, new…
Saving Life & LimbBody & Mind

Saving Life & Limb

Every day, 230 Americans with diabetes undergo an amputation. The team behind Roper St. Francis Healthcare’s new Limb Amputation Prevention…
A Journey SharedBody & Mind

A Journey Shared

Roper St. Francis Healthcare brings together expectant mothers and health providers through a unique model of group prenatal care. Meet…
Fresh Health News: Summer 2022Advances in Healthcare

Fresh Health News: Summer 2022

Osteoarthritis knee pain prevention, weight on endometrial cancer, help for hearing loss, cardiovascular health, gun violence and children, the link…
Protect Your Skin Against Sun ExposureBody & Mind

Protect Your Skin Against Sun Exposure

When it comes to sun smarts, many of us aren’t as bright as we’d like to believe.
Hip arthroscopyAdvances in Healthcare

Hip arthroscopy

Hip Arthroscopy: A Minimally Invasive Look Inside Your Hip Joint When rest, physical therapy and other non-surgical treatments fail to
Cutting-Edge CareAdvances in Healthcare

Cutting-Edge Care

Roper St. Francis Healthcare builds a state-of-the-art facility to treat blood and lymph node cancers, thanks to a former patient
Eat More Plants for Longer LifeBody & Mind

Eat More Plants for Longer Life

While we know fruits and vegetables help us thrive, a fresh study underscores the power of plants
Step-Up Your Foot Care RoutineBody & Mind

Step-Up Your Foot Care Routine

Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated podiatrist Dr. Brian Ralph stresses that the number one thing we can do for the…
Cut & Dry: Trimming ToenailsBody & Mind

Cut & Dry: Trimming Toenails

Trimming your toenails is a pretty straightforward process, as long as you follow a few simple guidelines and use the…
Playing It CoolBody & Mind

Playing It Cool

The human ability to perspire is regarded as an evolutionary marvel and one of our most distinctive traits. We pore…
Sugar CoatedBody & Mind

Sugar Coated

Kicking the sugar habit offers sweet rewards for your long-term health and wellbeing
Out of SyncBody & Mind

Out of Sync

Feeling off beat? An arrhythmia may be at the heart of the problem. We drum up the signs of this…
Neuropathy: On Pins & NeedlesBody & Mind

Neuropathy: On Pins & Needles

Peripheral neuropathy trips up more than eight percent of seniors
The Nosebleed SectionBody & Mind

The Nosebleed Section

Nosebleeds can be frightening, especially when they occur without warning, but bloody noses usually aren’t as worrisome as they might…