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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),
6 Tips for Preventing Heart DiseaseTips From Our Experts

6 Tips for Preventing Heart Disease

February brings with it a sea of red from Valentine’s Day greetings to messages promoting heart disease awareness month. And,
Sweet Dreams! The Sleeper Health TipTips From Our Experts

Sweet Dreams! The Sleeper Health Tip

Eating better, exercising more, getting our 10,000 steps in, quitting smoking…these are the typical first things we think to do,
3 Tips for Sun SmartsFamily

3 Tips for Sun Smarts

Sunscreens and SPF numbers can be confusing. Here are some sun safety basics. By now most of us know that
Do You Really Need an Antibiotic?Tips From Our Experts

Do You Really Need an Antibiotic?

Dr. Katherine Minnick, an infectious disease expert, discusses when it’s appropriate to use an antibiotic and what are the consequences
Secrets for a New Year’s Resolution SuccessTips From Our Experts

Secrets for a New Year’s Resolution Success

The number one resolution among Americans is to lose weight. It’s something that over a third of the population hopes
Healthy Holiday Tips: How to De-stress and Eat LessRecipes & Nutrition

Healthy Holiday Tips: How to De-stress and Eat Less

Holiday Stress is often related to what we eat. Melanie Wells RD, LD, with Roper St. Francis Healthcare discusses healthy
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, shares her list of 5 healthy Thanksgiving tips for 2016. Keep a
Overdid it on your run? Try cold therapy.Tips From Our Experts

Overdid it on your run? Try cold therapy.

It was a beautiful morning and you decided to run the Ravenel Bridge, however you haven’t ran on an incline
7 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing the Belly FatRecipes & Nutrition

7 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing the Belly Fat

Spare tire, jelly belly or muffin top. There’s a lot of lighthearted names for it, but the reality is having
Tips for Fun in the Sun while Preventing Skin CancerTips From Our Experts

Tips for Fun in the Sun while Preventing Skin Cancer

  Sun and fun. Are there any two words that go better together? Unfortunately though, all of that sun comes
8 Tips on How to Avoid Tennis ElbowTips From Our Experts

8 Tips on How to Avoid Tennis Elbow

When you hear tennis elbow, you may have visions of Serena Williams or John McEnroe swinging on the court, but
Sizzle, Flip, Yum: Safe Grilling TipsTips From Our Experts

Sizzle, Flip, Yum: Safe Grilling Tips

Summer and backyard grilling go hand in glove, or perhaps hand in spatula. Nothing whets our appetite for summer like
Just a Stone’s Throw AwayTips From Our Experts

Just a Stone’s Throw Away

Kidney Stone Season Summer is coming! But here in the Southeast, a.k.a. the “stone belt,” summer is also prime kidney
Healthy Eating Tips that Both Your Waistline and Pocket Book will EnjoyTips From Our Experts

Healthy Eating Tips that Both Your Waistline and Pocket Book will Enjoy

Food costs take a big chunk of the family budget each month, and while most of us would love to
Healthy Eating Tips to Trim Your Waistline and Your WalletRecipes & Nutrition

Healthy Eating Tips to Trim Your Waistline and Your Wallet

Food costs take a big chunk of the family budget each month, and while most of us would love to