Body & Mind

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
Liquid AssetBody & Mind

Liquid Asset

Plain and simple, water keeps us alive and helps us thrive
A Targeted ResponseAdvances in Healthcare

A Targeted Response

The body becomes its own best medicine with a fascinating approach to healing bones, joints and connective tissues
What’s causing my back and neck pain?Body & Mind

What’s causing my back and neck pain?

Did you know that back pain affects eight out of 10 people at some point in their lives? For many
Balancing a healthy diet before, during and after pregnancyBody & Mind

Balancing a healthy diet before, during and after pregnancy

If you are pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant, nutrition might not be at the top of your priority list.
Adaptive TechnologyAdvances in Healthcare

Adaptive Technology

Forward-thinking bariatric surgeons exercise the newest robotic technology in the operating room WRITTEN BY Lauren B. JohnsonPHOTOGRAPHS BY (Dr. Mitchell)
Understanding Ear TubesBody & Mind

Understanding Ear Tubes

A quick procedure by an ENT can end a child’s painful cycle of ear infections WRITTEN BY Alex KeithPHOTOGRAPHS BY
Bald SpotBody & Mind

Bald Spot

Shedding a light on the hair loss that naturally occurs as men and women age  WRITTEN BY Samatha ConnorsPHOTOGRAPHS BY
Perk Up Your PostureBody & Mind

Perk Up Your Posture

What does it mean to have “good” posture? The answer may surprise you! WRITTEN BY Molly RamseyPHOTOGRAPHS BY (woman) Josep
Hike a HillBody & Mind

Hike a Hill

WRITTEN BY Molly Ramsey PHOTOGRAPH BY Erica Navarro The Lowcountry is home to gorgeous vistas that can instantly boost mood
Under AttackBody & Mind

Under Attack

Panic attacks affect millions of Americans each year, yet remain highly misunderstood. Learn what triggers these waves of overwhelming terror
Spring FeverBody & Mind

Spring Fever

Fight the pollen! Tips to beat your seasonal allergies when the weather warms WRITTEN BY Stratton Lawrence PHOTOGRAPHS BY (Becky
Fresh Health News: Spring 2021Body & Mind

Fresh Health News: Spring 2021

Photographs by (wine) Derek Hatfield; (runner) bbernard; (zoom) andrey popov & (food) Oleksandra Naumenko A Change of Heart A new
Chemicals in ConcertBody & Mind

Chemicals in Concert

From puberty to PMS, the term hormones gets bandied about often when we’re feeling out of tune, but how well
When life gives you lemons, make a mocktailBody & Mind

When life gives you lemons, make a mocktail

Whether you’re on a boat with the wind blowing through your hair or soaking up some sun at Folly Beach, alcoholic beverages tend to call from every cooler and