Tips From Our Experts

Ele-Mental: Stay Positive for a Healthy Finish to 2020Body & Mind

Ele-Mental: Stay Positive for a Healthy Finish to 2020

Written by Stratton Lawrence “One star — would not recommend.”  If years received online ratings, 2020 would be a dud.
Power PlantBody & Mind

Power Plant

A physician’s take on the highs and lows of hemp-derived CBD Written by Lauren B. Johnson The Cannabis sativa plant
Mediterranean Meze from Kid CashewCommunity

Mediterranean Meze from Kid Cashew

Contributors Erin Castle, RD, LD & Jillian Morgan, RD, LD, CDEPhotograph by Sarah Alsati Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated dietitian
Diet Mistake: Labeling food as either good or badRecipes & Nutrition

Diet Mistake: Labeling food as either good or bad

Contributors Erin Castle, RD, LD & Jillian Morgan, RD, LD, CDE THE FLAW: “If it tastes good, it must be
Ask the Expert: SaltRecipes & Nutrition

Ask the Expert: Salt

You want to know: Kosher, sea, Himalayan, table—there are so many types of salt. What are their differences, and are
Viral OverloadBody & Mind

Viral Overload

Learn how to navigate flu season in the time of a global pandemic Written by Lauren B. Johnson Coughing, sneezing,
Diet Mistake: Assuming All Vegan Food Is HealthyRecipes & Nutrition

Diet Mistake: Assuming All Vegan Food Is Healthy

Contributor: Jillian Morgan, RD, LD, CDE THE FLAW: “There is a tremendous amount of research supporting the disease-preventing health benefits
Vegan Fare from Gnome CaféCommunity

Vegan Fare from Gnome Café

Pad Thai salad with fried tofu and locally brewed kombucha Contributor: Jillian Morgan, RD, LD, CDE Photograph by Sarah Alsati
Make It Healthier: Pies & CobblersRecipes & Nutrition

Make It Healthier: Pies & Cobblers

Contributor: Erin Castle, RD, LD Blueberry cobbler, cherry pie, peach pie … summer celebrations often call for these staple sweet
Do You Snore?Body & Mind

Do You Snore?

A Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated sleep specialist weighs in on snoring: when it’s normal, how to curb it and
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
What’s Bugging You?Body & Mind

What’s Bugging You?

A look at the Lowcountry’s most common pests—and how to fend off their bites and stings Written by Anna Miller
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
Summer vaginal healthBody & Mind

Summer vaginal health

Summer vaginal health: take care ‘down there’ Summer is a great time to catch up on medical exams and screenings.
Beyond bugs: snakebites and jellyfish stingsFeatured Articles

Beyond bugs: snakebites and jellyfish stings

Common outdoor pests can put a damper on summer plans. But some less-common bites and stings—like those from snakes or
Make it Healthier: CocktailsRecipes & Nutrition

Make it Healthier: Cocktails

  Spring is typically a busy season for outdoor socializing. And for adults, festive gatherings often include alcohol. As temperatures
Diet Myth: Going Gluten-Free Will Help You Lose WeightRecipes & Nutrition

Diet Myth: Going Gluten-Free Will Help You Lose Weight

  THE FLAW: Gluten is the protein most commonly found in breads and grains. “While eliminating breads, cereals, pastas, etc.
A Healthy Date-Night Meal from Edison James IslandCommunity

A Healthy Date-Night Meal from Edison James Island

Photograph by Samantha Jean Becker Pan-seared pork tenderloin with steamed shrimp dumplings and a baby greens salad Tucked in the
Could You Spot a Stroke?Advances in Healthcare

Could You Spot a Stroke?

“When symptoms start showing up, you have to respond immediately,” says local stroke survivor Ron Brinson, pictured here with his
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
Take a Break!Body & Mind

Take a Break!

Written By Molly Ramsey Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated psychiatrist Dr. Sarah Coker shares the importance of taking time away
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
It’s Sniffle SeasonTips From Our Experts

It’s Sniffle Season

Just in time for the peak of cold and flu season, a Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated family medicine doctor
Fuel Your HealthBody & Mind

Fuel Your Health

This year we’re saying down with the fad diets once and for all and instead are pledging allegiance to a