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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
Dietitian-Approved Meals from Kairos MediterraneanCommunity

Dietitian-Approved Meals from Kairos Mediterranean

(Top Right) Power Greens Salad with falafel and a Great Grains Bowl with chicken and grilled vegetables; (Bottom Left)  Great
Diet Myth: Setting One-Size-Fits-All Limits on MacronutrientsRecipes & Nutrition

Diet Myth: Setting One-Size-Fits-All Limits on Macronutrients

THE FLAW: “Many patients ask for across-the-board recommendations for macronutrients, like how many grams of carbohydrates or fats food items
The Power of TouchBody & Mind

The Power of Touch

Unpacking the many health perks of massage By Molly Ramsey Many of us would classify massage as an indulgence: A
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
Make it Healthy: PastaRecipes & Nutrition

Make it Healthy: Pasta

Spaghetti and meatballs, Alfredo and lasagna—many of our favorite comfort foods involve pasta noodles. And while no one’s touting them
Ten Tips for Diabetes Management over the Holiday SeasonFeatured Articles

Ten Tips for Diabetes Management over the Holiday Season

Juicy turkey dressed with gravy and cranberry sauce. Creamy, garlic mashed potatoes, decadent chocolate treats, and your grandmother’s famous buttery,
Understanding ShameBody & Mind

Understanding Shame

Far more than feeling guilty, shame can be a debilitating condition that manifests in myriad ways, says a Roper St.
Here’s What a Dietitian Orders from Crust Wood Fired PizzaRecipes & Nutrition

Here’s What a Dietitian Orders from Crust Wood Fired Pizza

Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated dietitian Erin Castle walks us through a nutritious lunch or dinner order for two at
Love Chicken Wings? Here’s How to Make Them HealthierRecipes & Nutrition

Love Chicken Wings? Here’s How to Make Them Healthier

Fall is football season, and, for many, chicken wings are a requisite for a proper tailgating spread. Chicken is often
Diet Myth: You Have to Eat Less to Lose WeightRecipes & Nutrition

Diet Myth: You Have to Eat Less to Lose Weight

Photograph by Voyagerix THE FLAW: Reducing your consumption of foods high in calories, saturated fats and simple carbohydrates is indeed
Every Second Counts. Know the Signs of a Stroke.Tips From Our Experts

Every Second Counts. Know the Signs of a Stroke.

Every Second Counts. Know the Signs of a Stroke. It’s summer time, which hopefully means more time to sit back,
8 Tips for a Smart Heart LifestyleTips From Our Experts

8 Tips for a Smart Heart Lifestyle

At the Roper Hospital Cardiac Wellness & Rehabilitation Center, we work with patients recovering from heart attacks or help them
Don’t Be Dense about Dense BreastsTips From Our Experts

Don’t Be Dense about Dense Breasts

Not all breasts are created equal. Girls learn this at puberty, and women re-learn it all the time, thanks to
Tips for Sunscreen SeasonTips From Our Experts

Tips for Sunscreen Season

Every season should be sunscreen season, according to Dr. Marta Hampton, a Roper St. Francis Healthcare-affiliated dermatologist. “Wearing sunscreen is
Don’t Drink Your Calories this SummerTips From Our Experts

Don’t Drink Your Calories this Summer

A coffee with all the fixings on your way to work (100 calories), a 20-ounce soda at lunch (240 calories),