Well-Being

Got Dry Eyes?Well-Being

Got Dry Eyes?

Dry eye syndrome is one of the most common reasons patients visit their ophthalmologist, with thousands of people affected each
Wound Care 101Well-Being

Wound Care 101

We have all done it. That split second when you get distracted as you’re chopping up carrots or celery, and
Be Sweet to Your Heart This Valentine’s DayWell-Being

Be Sweet to Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

We’ve got a crush on Valentine’s Day. Who doesn’t like getting a little Hershey’s Kiss every now and then? And
Give Health!Well-Being

Give Health!

The December crunch is on, and if you’re like most people, you might still need a holiday gift idea, or
Dealing with Summer PestsWell-Being

Dealing with Summer Pests

Summer’s pleasures are many: lazy hammocks and breezy beach days, lemonade stands and watermelon spitting contests. Yet the hot weather
"A Ministry of Presence” through a Difficult DiagnosisWell-Being

"A Ministry of Presence” through a Difficult Diagnosis

Receiving a difficult diagnosis can often send patients into an emotional and spiritual tailspin. They may feel that the “bottom
When Heel Pain HitsWell-Being

When Heel Pain Hits

Without a doubt, our feet work hard bearing the brunt of keeping us on our toes and moving around. And
Stress and your HeartWell-Being

Stress and your Heart

Stress and anxiety can certainly impact your physical, emotional and mental health, and in popular culture and common lingo, we
6 Tips for Healthy Habits that StickWell-Being

6 Tips for Healthy Habits that Stick

We are well into the New Year, which means, if you’re anything like the 80% of people who give up
Ho Ho No to AntibioticsWell-Being

Ho Ho No to Antibiotics

T’is the season for holiday festivities, and cold and flu. Unfortunately, they go hand in unwashed, sneezed-upon hand. It’s also
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