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Who Needs a Flu Shot? You Do!Family

Who Needs a Flu Shot? You Do!

The hustle and bustle of the holidays are upon us, and your to-do list is probably twice as long. But,
The Power of PreventionWell-Being

The Power of Prevention

It’s time to stop procrastinating and to kick start your health. Follow these steps to give yourself a healthy dose
Have a Sports Injury? Try RICEWell-Being

Have a Sports Injury? Try RICE

Whether you’re a weekend warrior or member of a competitive team, injuries can be part of the game. Find out
An OB/GYN is the only doctor many women see regularly.Healthy Aging

An OB/GYN is the only doctor many women see regularly.

Here’s why it’s so important to find the right OB/GYN. Women are busy, and they’re also smart. Which means women
Sports Injury Kickoff SeasonWell-Being

Sports Injury Kickoff Season

The start of the school year means it’s fall sports season – time to put bright new bulbs in the
Total Wash OutWell-Being

Total Wash Out

Why the dog days of summer zap your energy and what you can do. Is it just us or do
What Exactly is Celiac Disease?Well-Being

What Exactly is Celiac Disease?

A gluten-free diet isn’t just a trend for the 3 million Americans living with celiac disease. 
How’s Your BackWell-Being

How’s Your Back

From aches to strains, back pain is one of the most common maladies to plague American adults. Here, two experts
No Joke: The Health Benefits of LaughterWell-Being

No Joke: The Health Benefits of Laughter

Laughter can lead to lower stress and improved longevity. “Knock, knock. Who’s there?” …You know where this is going; some
Millennials Beware: Colon Cancer – It’s Not Just for Old Folks AnymoreWell-Being

Millennials Beware: Colon Cancer – It’s Not Just for Old Folks Anymore

Research shows a sharp increase in colorectal cancer in younger adults. Dr. Steve Akman, medical director of Roper St. Francis
When to Go Where? Emergency Room vs Express Care.Well-Being

When to Go Where? Emergency Room vs Express Care.

Goodness knows when you’re facing an urgent health crisis, the last thing you need is more confusion. So here’s a
Know the Signs of a Heart AttackWell-Being

Know the Signs of a Heart Attack

According to the American Heart Association, every minute in the United States a woman dies from heart disease. Part of
The Truth About Vitamin DWell-Being

The Truth About Vitamin D

Vitamin D, known for its role in bone and teeth health, has recently been linked to a host of other
Sweet News for your SweetieWell-Being

Sweet News for your Sweetie

Sarah Coulter, MS, RD, LD, clinical nutrition manager for Roper St. Francis discusses dark chocolate and other sources of flavonoids that
It’s Groundhog Day, Again…You Know What That MeansWell-Being

It’s Groundhog Day, Again…You Know What That Means

Dr. David Mahoney, a family medicine doctor with Roper St. Francis Physician Partners discusses how to overcome bad habits and
Gut Check: Befriend Bacteria for Better HealthWell-Being

Gut Check: Befriend Bacteria for Better Health

Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, a gastroenterologist discusses the importance of balancing the good and bad bacteria in your body, and how it affects
FluMists Are Out, But You Should Still Get VaccinatedFamily

FluMists Are Out, But You Should Still Get Vaccinated

In 2016, the CDC found Flumist spray to be less effective than flu shots. The experts at Roper St. Francis
Diabetes Facts and Statistics: What you Need to Know.Well-Being

Diabetes Facts and Statistics: What you Need to Know.

Amber Hoover, RD, LD, of Roper St. Francis discusses important facts about Diabetes, and how to protect yourself from this
Smoking and Cancer: A Deadly CombinationWell-Being

Smoking and Cancer: A Deadly Combination

The link between smoking and cancer has been recognized for decades. The team at Roper St Francis discusses cancer and
The Risks of E-Cigarette UseWell-Being

The Risks of E-Cigarette Use

Smoking tobacco is bad for us. We know that. Yet more than 40 million Americans continue to smoke cigarettes. Smoking
Chew on This: The Power of Nutrition CounselingWell-Being

Chew on This: The Power of Nutrition Counseling

Avery Warwick, RD, LD discusses the power of nutrition counseling and weight management by debunking fad diets and showing how
Boost Your Immune System Before Flu Season StartsWell-Being

Boost Your Immune System Before Flu Season Starts

As autumn settles in, we know the holiday onslaught is about to begin – with Halloween, then Thanksgiving, Hanukah and
Campaign Season Headaches?Well-Being

Campaign Season Headaches?

Regardless of whether you slant red or blue or what side of the political fence you lean on, Americans can
Don’t Let Foot Pain Keep You off the PodiumWell-Being

Don’t Let Foot Pain Keep You off the Podium

Who isn’t inspired after watching weeks of the Olympics? We sat flipping channels as gymnasts and divers flipped in unimaginable