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Here’s what you should know about shingles — and how to prevent itFeatured Articles

Here’s what you should know about shingles — and how to prevent it

Chances are that at some point in your life, you may have had chickenpox. Did you know that if you’ve
6 ways to winter-proof your immune systemBody & Mind

6 ways to winter-proof your immune system

Winter offers a lot to look forward to — the changing weather and extra time with friends and family. But
Don’t Gobble ‘til You Wobble: 5 Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving This YearTips From Our Experts

Don’t Gobble ‘til You Wobble: 5 Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving This Year

Katie Heacock-Rodysill, RD, LD, of Roper St Francis Healthcare, shares her list of 5 healthy Thanksgiving tips. Keep a slim
Should you crack your joints?Body & Mind

Should you crack your joints?

We’ve all heard the old wives’ tale that cracking your knuckles or popping your joints will cause arthritis. But is
Ask the Expert: EggsRecipes & Nutrition

Ask the Expert: Eggs

Egg choices are a dime a dozen: grain fed, free range, cageless, farm fresh, white, brown, blue, even purple. Is…
Diet MistakeBody & Mind

Diet Mistake

Diet Mistake: Dwelling on what we stand to lose rather than what can be gained from healthy changes
Bowled Over at BeechCommunity

Bowled Over at Beech

Roper St. Francis Healthcare dietitian Erin Castle recently grabbed a satisfying square meal at the trendy downtown location of fast-casual…
Pain in the BumBody & Mind

Pain in the Bum

Too much sitting or standing stresses the deep-seated piriformis muscle and leads to rear end aches
Supporting Breast HealthBody & Mind

Supporting Breast Health

Here, we review the most up-to-date advice given to women for supporting these glandular organs, from anatomical awareness to chest…
The Metabolism FactorBody & Mind

The Metabolism Factor

Decoding how the body’s complex chemical processes influence the numbers on your scale
Aligning the SpineBody & Mind

Aligning the Spine

The spine serves as the backbone of human mobility, but back pain flattens eight out of 10 people at some…
Doctor’s NoteBody & Mind

Doctor’s Note

Dr. Jeffrey Armstrong, a Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated podiatric surgeon and certified athletic trainer, kicks around his top advice…
Halloween and DiabetesTips From Our Experts

Halloween and Diabetes

Trick or treat, trick or treat, give me something good to eat! We all remember that saying when we were
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
How We Grill Really MattersFeatured Articles

How We Grill Really Matters

Backyard grills across the Lowcountry are getting quite a workout with summer in full swing. That’s why Dr. Valerie Scott
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
Surf & Salad at The KingstideCommunity

Surf & Salad at The Kingstide

Roper St. Francis Healthcare dietitian Jillian Morgan recently caught a fresh meal at this airy newcomer to the Daniel Island…
Diet Mistake: Trying to alter how your body looks using certain foodsRecipes & Nutrition

Diet Mistake: Trying to alter how your body looks using certain foods

THE FLAW: “Eat this to zap belly fat!” “Drink that to erase cellulite!” We’ve all been pitched these empty promises,
Ask the Expert: MilksRecipes & Nutrition

Ask the Expert: Milks

You want to know: Moooove over, cow’s milk. Over the last several years, an outpouring of alternative “milks” has filled
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
Hydration key to avoiding painful kidney stonesFeatured Articles

Hydration key to avoiding painful kidney stones

The heat is on. And with rising temperatures and increased activity levels, you may be at greater risk for dehydration.
The COVID-19 Vaccine & MoreTips From Our Experts

The COVID-19 Vaccine & More

PHOTOGRAPHS BY (vaccine) myboys.me & (dad & daughter) Akarawut When COVID-19 launched a state of emergency last spring, most of