Healthy Aging

Men’s Health: Stay well with preventive medicineFeatured Articles

Men’s Health: Stay well with preventive medicine

Let’s be honest: A trip to the doctor’s office doesn’t top anyone’s fun list. But, regular well visits are key
Managing the symptoms of menopauseFeatured Articles

Managing the symptoms of menopause

Recognize the Signs to Find the Relief You Need Women often dread or fear menopause. But for many, it can
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
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
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
Seven essential men’s health screeningsFeatured Articles

Seven essential men’s health screenings

Why you should get over your dread of the doctor right now Unlike women, who are often referred to a
Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer’s?Featured Articles

Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer’s?

  If you are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease, you know that the experience is both a gift and
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
Keep Up the Good Work! Your Future Self Will Thank YouBody & Mind

Keep Up the Good Work! Your Future Self Will Thank You

Committing to healthy habits can be hard, especially since some of the weightiest rewards of eating well, exercising regularly, watching
It’s Time to ShineBody & Mind

It’s Time to Shine

Written by Dustin Waters Retirement provides ample opportunity to pursue your passions, which can yield big benefits for your health 
Women EmpoweredBody & Mind

Women Empowered

Written by Kinsey Gidick Step aside, diamonds. When it comes to health and wellness, a trusted OB/GYN is a girl’s
Why Colonoscopy is CriticalFeatured Articles

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
Do You Know PAD?Healthy Aging

Do You Know PAD?

Aches and pains are largely considered a rite of passage as we age. Certain discomforts, however, warrant prompt treatment By
Motion GrantedAdvances in Healthcare

Motion Granted

Less than two years after a car accident that shattered her lower limbs, Johns Island resident Lynn Green—pictured here at
Caring for Loved Ones with DementiaHealthy Aging

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
Longtime Smoker? Concerned about Lung Cancer? Schedule a CT Lung ScreeningFeatured Articles

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
Seniors: Do You Know Self-Defense?Body & Mind

Seniors: Do You Know Self-Defense?

How a senior self-defense class is giving people confidence in the face of danger Written by Kinsey Gidick Earlier this
10 Warning Signs of Early Alzheimer’s DiseaseFeatured Articles

10 Warning Signs of Early Alzheimer’s Disease

We all have memory slips and occasionally misplace our keys, and that tends to happen more often as we get
It’s Men’s Health Month: Let’s Talk EDFeatured Articles

It’s Men’s Health Month: Let’s Talk ED

Sexual function is a vital part of men’s health, and for those suffering from erectile dysfunction, life can be frustrating
Osteoporosis: Consider Being ScreenedHealthy Aging

Osteoporosis: Consider Being Screened

Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones, making them thin and porous. It’s caused by the body breaking down bone
Feet FirstHealthy Aging

Feet First

Nothing makes you want to get outside quite like a sunny spring day. But even a leisurely stroll down the
The Bottom Line on ColonoscopiesHealthy Aging

The Bottom Line on Colonoscopies

Studies done by Roper St. Francis Healthcare show that patients in our area have fallen far behind on the nationally
Men: Can Hernia Repair Wait?Healthy Aging

Men: Can Hernia Repair Wait?

Of all men who undergo the “turn your head and cough” exam, 27 percent will be diagnosed with a hernia