Well-Being

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
Stretch BreakBody & Mind

Stretch Break

“As humans, we sit a lot,” says Roper St. Francis Healthcare athletic trainer Laurel Pollock. “This shortens and weakens our
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
A Targeted ResponseAdvances in Healthcare

A Targeted Response

The body becomes its own best medicine with a fascinating approach to healing bones, joints and connective tissues
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.
Adaptive TechnologyAdvances in Healthcare

Adaptive Technology

Forward-thinking bariatric surgeons exercise the newest robotic technology in the operating room WRITTEN BY Lauren B. JohnsonPHOTOGRAPHS BY (Dr. Mitchell)
Hike a HillBody & Mind

Hike a Hill

WRITTEN BY Molly Ramsey PHOTOGRAPH BY Erica Navarro The Lowcountry is home to gorgeous vistas that can instantly boost mood
Under AttackBody & Mind

Under Attack

Panic attacks affect millions of Americans each year, yet remain highly misunderstood. Learn what triggers these waves of overwhelming terror
Spring FeverBody & Mind

Spring Fever

Fight the pollen! Tips to beat your seasonal allergies when the weather warms WRITTEN BY Stratton Lawrence PHOTOGRAPHS BY (Becky
Fresh Health News: Spring 2021Body & Mind

Fresh Health News: Spring 2021

Photographs by (wine) Derek Hatfield; (runner) bbernard; (zoom) andrey popov & (food) Oleksandra Naumenko A Change of Heart A new
Chemicals in ConcertBody & Mind

Chemicals in Concert

From puberty to PMS, the term hormones gets bandied about often when we’re feeling out of tune, but how well
Working from home: Ergonomics to maintain productivity and reduce injuriesBody & Mind

Working from home: Ergonomics to maintain productivity and reduce injuries

Are you juggling work tasks from the sofa or the kitchen table? If so, you’re not alone; the COVID-19 pandemic
NEW RESEARCH: Keep in TouchFamily

NEW RESEARCH: Keep in Touch

A 2020 study underscores the significance of skin-to-skin contact between babies and caregivers  Any parent knows that newborn babies crave
Colorectal Cancer—It’s Not Just for Older AdultsFeatured Articles

Colorectal Cancer—It’s Not Just for Older Adults

Like more and more colorectal cancer patients nationwide, Mount Pleasant resident Marielle McLeod was young—she’d just turned 36—when she had
Quality sleep starts during the dayFeatured Articles

Quality sleep starts during the day

Drained. Fried. Spent. Worn out. No matter how you say it, that 2 p.m. cup of coffee can only do
5 Ways to Recommit to your health in the New YearFamily

5 Ways to Recommit to your health in the New Year

Welcome to the new year. Yes, it’s finally time to put 2020 behind us. It’s our chance to start fresh
Lather Up!Body & Mind

Lather Up!

The point of soap is basic: to cleanse our skin from dirt and bacteria. But choosing a bottle from the
Let’s Zoom InAdvances in Healthcare

Let’s Zoom In

Meet the 3T MRI: one of the most powerful and precise diagnostic imaging tools available  Written By Kinsey Gidick  In
Fresh Health News: Winter 2021Body & Mind

Fresh Health News: Winter 2021

Sweet Dreams Swedish study suggests an effective, non-medicinal treatment for insomnia Roughly 30 percent of American adults suffer from intermittent
Instant ZenWell-Being

Instant Zen

Life is full of stressors, from child-rearing and pandemic maneuvering to work deadlines and traffic. Fortunately, our body has a
Matters of the HeartBody & Mind

Matters of the Heart

Do you know the leading killer of American women? The answer is heart disease; however, according to results from a
Beat the BloatBody & Mind

Beat the Bloat

Bloating is a common complaint, but do you know why it occurs? Here’s the why, how and what to do