Tag: health

8 Tips for a Smart Heart Lifestyle

8 Tips for a Smart Heart Lifestyle

At the Roper Hospital Cardiac Wellness & Rehabilitation Center, we work with patients recovering from heart attacks or help them
Ride On! Bicycling Safety Tips

Ride On! Bicycling Safety Tips

In celebration of National Bike Month, Roper St. Francis rolls out some tips for safe riding, and hopes readers will
Examining Overeating

Examining Overeating

Contrary to what some may believe, the majority of people that are overweight or obese are not binge eating a
Waistlines and Guidelines

Waistlines and Guidelines

Yep, it’s a blank slate New Year, which means (drum roll)…yet another set of newly released dietary guidelines. Actually, these
The Small Stuff

The Small Stuff

Some of you jazz fans out there probably know the Charleston-based quartet called “Gradual Lean.” If you don’t, you should.
Our Favorite Tricks and Treats for a Healthier You

Our Favorite Tricks and Treats for a Healthier You

Happy Halloween from Roper St. FrancisHealthcare! Our favorite tricks and treats for a healthier you. Spoiler alert: candy corn is
Your Weight and the Immune System

Your Weight and the Immune System

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Certainly part of this philosophy is true because a healthy diet including
Research Is Good Medicine

Research Is Good Medicine

Mr. Smith’s mother suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. When he came to see me in my office, he wanted what most
Super Foods for Spring!

Super Foods for Spring!

Eat well, feel great and get ready for expending more energy outside this spring and summer with this list of
Isis’s Weight Loss Story

Isis’s Weight Loss Story

Roper St. Francis Healthcare celebrates Isis, a bariatric surgery patient. Over the years, Isis tried to lose weight by following
Coconut Craze

Coconut Craze

With new coconut craze it is easy to get caught in it.  Everything from coconut water to coconut oil is
Keeping the Fun in Summer

Keeping the Fun in Summer

“No more homework. No more books. No more teachers’ dirty looks.” The words of 1970’s rock star Alice Cooper ring
Jennifer’s Weight Loss Story

Jennifer’s Weight Loss Story

Jennifer can currently be seen around town in Roper St. Francis commercials and billboards telling her inspiring weight loss story.
Roger’s Weight Loss Story

Roger’s Weight Loss Story

Roger’s doctor told him his weight was killing him. With his extra weight, Roger felt miserable all time – he
Jean’s Weight Loss Surgery

Jean’s Weight Loss Surgery

Jean yoyo dieted ever since she was a little girl. She would lose weight and then gain it back plus