Well-Being

Ele-Mental: Stay Positive for a Healthy Finish to 2020Body & Mind

Ele-Mental: Stay Positive for a Healthy Finish to 2020

Written by Stratton Lawrence “One star — would not recommend.”  If years received online ratings, 2020 would be a dud.
Power PlantBody & Mind

Power Plant

A physician’s take on the highs and lows of hemp-derived CBD Written by Lauren B. Johnson The Cannabis sativa plant
Working RemotelyBody & Mind

Working Remotely

Over the past year, many of us have traded a long drive to the office for a quick commute to
Fresh Health News: Fall 2020Body & Mind

Fresh Health News: Fall 2020

Parched Peepers Too much screen time results in too little moisture for our eyes Zoom meetings, social media sprees, endless
Compassionate CareFamily

Compassionate Care

Palliative and hospice care teams offer a variety of comforts for patients and families facing life-limiting illnesses Written by Jennifer
COVID-19 and youth sports: Is it safe to play?Family

COVID-19 and youth sports: Is it safe to play?

As communities, schools and workplaces slowly start to reopen, many are welcoming back another time-honored tradition – the return to
Men’s Health: Stay well with preventive medicineFeatured Articles

Men’s Health: Stay well with preventive medicine

Let’s be honest: A trip to the doctor’s office doesn’t top anyone’s fun list. But, regular well visits are key
When to Find Help for Knee PainFeatured Articles

When to Find Help for Knee Pain

Are you making your knee pain worse by ignoring it? Knee pain varies in intensity and seriousness and can affect
Get Your Game Plan!Body & Mind

Get Your Game Plan!

This fall, kids will (hopefully) be heading back to class after an extra-long break from their routine. Try these proactive
Do You Snore?Body & Mind

Do You Snore?

A Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated sleep specialist weighs in on snoring: when it’s normal, how to curb it and
Get Your Gardening On!Well-Being

Get Your Gardening On!

A 2020 study from Princeton University found that gardening boosts people’s mental health and happiness levels as much as activities
Fresh Health News: Summer 2020Body & Mind

Fresh Health News: Summer 2020

Going the Distance New research suggests how much you walk may be more important than how hard you hustle If
Safeguard Your SightBody & Mind

Safeguard Your Sight

Summer’s here and we’re all heading outside to soak up that sunshine. You’ve likely considered sunscreen (we hope!), but make
What’s Bugging You?Body & Mind

What’s Bugging You?

A look at the Lowcountry’s most common pests—and how to fend off their bites and stings Written by Anna Miller
Hit the Surf!Body & Mind

Hit the Surf!

After months spent mostly homebound, you may have a particularly strong itch to immerse yourself in nature this summer and/or
Fixing the LeakAdvances in Healthcare

Fixing the Leak

Open-heart surgery is the standard method for repairing mitral valves, but for some, a treatment option now available at Roper
It’s True: Face Masks Protect Communities from CovidFeatured Articles

It’s True: Face Masks Protect Communities from Covid

Make Masking Up Your Contribution to Fighting Coronavirus Masks may take a little getting used to, but as coronavirus numbers
Your heart rate says a lot about youFeatured Articles

Your heart rate says a lot about you

  Your heart beats about 115,000 times in 24 hours, faithfully circulating blood throughout your body. That’s probably not something
It’s high season for allergies. Are you ready?Featured Articles

It’s high season for allergies. Are you ready?

  Sneezing? Check. Stuffy nose? Yes. Watery eyes? Yup. Must be allergy season in South Carolina. Seasonal allergies are caused by
Easy to SwallowAdvances in Healthcare

Easy to Swallow

Written by Hailey Middlebroook Thoracic surgeon Dr. Adam Mace is on a mission to help relieve symptoms of achalasia, a
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
Soothe Your Seasonal AllergiesWell-Being

Soothe Your Seasonal Allergies

The flowers are blooming and beach days are starting. Spring in the Lowcountry is splendid, for sure. However, if you’re