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A Journey SharedBody & Mind

A Journey Shared

Roper St. Francis Healthcare brings together expectant mothers and health providers through a unique model of group prenatal care. Meet…
Keeping your shoulders in rotationFeatured Articles

Keeping your shoulders in rotation

Nearly two million Americans visit their doctors every year seeking care for rotator cuff injuries that cause shoulder pain and
When should I schedule a skin cancer screening?Advances in Healthcare

When should I schedule a skin cancer screening?

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common type of cancer? According to the American Academy of Dermatology,
Not Your Average JoeCommunity

Not Your Average Joe

Coffee shops offer a blend of charm and sustenance, but finding a healthy morning meal from a menu buzzing with…
Diet MistakeRecipes & Nutrition

Diet Mistake

Believing that what works for a friend or family member will work for you
Ask the Expert: SweetenersRecipes & Nutrition

Ask the Expert: Sweeteners

Compared to regular sugar, are sugar substitutes really better for us?
Step-Up Your Foot Care RoutineBody & Mind

Step-Up Your Foot Care Routine

Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated podiatrist Dr. Brian Ralph stresses that the number one thing we can do for the…
Cut & Dry: Trimming ToenailsBody & Mind

Cut & Dry: Trimming Toenails

Trimming your toenails is a pretty straightforward process, as long as you follow a few simple guidelines and use the…
Playing It CoolBody & Mind

Playing It Cool

The human ability to perspire is regarded as an evolutionary marvel and one of our most distinctive traits. We pore…
Sugar CoatedBody & Mind

Sugar Coated

Kicking the sugar habit offers sweet rewards for your long-term health and wellbeing
Out of SyncBody & Mind

Out of Sync

Feeling off beat? An arrhythmia may be at the heart of the problem. We drum up the signs of this…
Doctor’s NoteBody & Mind

Doctor’s Note

Dr. John Cleek’s common-sense approach to wellness and weight loss emphasizes balance and understanding
Global Comfort FoodCommunity

Global Comfort Food

Inspired by traditional South Asian roadside restaurants, Malika dishes out authentic Pakistani and Indian street foods with plenty of vegan…
Diet MistakeRecipes & Nutrition

Diet Mistake

Believing you shouldn’t eat after 6 p.m. When it come to weight loss, there isn’t a magical cutoff time to…
Ask the Expert: Cooking oilsRecipes & Nutrition

Ask the Expert: Cooking oils

From olive to avocado, the health-food industry is saturated with “good-for-you” cooking oil options, but how much of this is…
Sleep, InterruptedBody & Mind

Sleep, Interrupted

More than just disruptive, snoring may signal a dangerous sleeping disorder.
Muscle UpBody & Mind

Muscle Up

Regardless of age or athletic ability, a healthy muscle mass works to prevent injury and even increase your lifespan. Read
Doctor’s NoteBody & Mind

Doctor’s Note

For Dr. Paige Cisa, a college mission trip to Kenya underscored how impactful—and sensitive—basic gynecological care can be for women
The Alcohol EffectBody & Mind

The Alcohol Effect

A sobering look at the physical and mental tolls of heavy drinking
Curious About CholesterolBody & Mind

Curious About Cholesterol

Our bodies cannot function without this vital lipid, but how do we separate the good from the bad?
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