Healthy Aging

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
Why PAD is Bad, and What You Can Do About ItHealthy Aging

Why PAD is Bad, and What You Can Do About It

Unfortunately, peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is not on the minds of many people, and that’s not good. PAD affects more
Wondering If You Need Joint Replacement?Healthy Aging

Wondering If You Need Joint Replacement?

Twisting, turning, standing, sitting, jumping, dancing, bending, walking….We can be hard on our joints, especially pivotal weight-bearing ones like knees
Feed Your BrainHealthy Aging

Feed Your Brain

If you’re training for an athletic event, you probably think twice about what you eat to properly fuel a long
Bruises: What’s Normal and When Should You WorryHealthy Aging

Bruises: What’s Normal and When Should You Worry

Even the least clumsy among us ends up with an inexplicable black and blue mark once in awhile. And if
Who Needs a Flu Shot? You Do!Family

Who Needs a Flu Shot? You Do!

The hustle and bustle of the holidays are upon us, and your to-do list is probably twice as long. But,
An OB/GYN is the only doctor many women see regularly.Healthy Aging

An OB/GYN is the only doctor many women see regularly.

Here’s why it’s so important to find the right OB/GYN. Women are busy, and they’re also smart. Which means women
How Your Eyes Change as You AgeHealthy Aging

How Your Eyes Change as You Age

Opthalmologist, Dr. John Kulze discusses the changes you can expect from your eyes as you age. It happens all of
Are You Healthy Enough for Sex?Healthy Aging

Are You Healthy Enough for Sex?

As you age, many health factors begin to affect your sex life, from heart problems to ED. This post shares
How to Choose the Right Home Care ProvidersHealthy Aging

How to Choose the Right Home Care Providers

The staff at Roper St Francis provides tips and resources for choosing the right home-care-providers, whether it’s for yourself or