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Here’s what you should know about shingles — and how to prevent it

Here’s what you should know about shingles — and how to prevent it

Chances are that at some point in your life, you may have had chickenpox. Did you know that if you’ve
6 ways to winter-proof your immune system

6 ways to winter-proof your immune system

Winter offers a lot to look forward to — the changing weather and extra time with friends and family. But
Should you crack your joints?

Should you crack your joints?

We’ve all heard the old wives’ tale that cracking your knuckles or popping your joints will cause arthritis. But is
“Falling back” an hour: How daylight savings can impact your health

“Falling back” an hour: How daylight savings can impact your health

Fresh from a summer of long days filled with sunshine, the transition to fall and fewer daylight hours can feel
Dry Drowning

Dry Drowning

Stories of dry drowning are frightening accounts of children who seemed fine at first but then became dangerously ill hours
Multivitamins for Better Health: Yes or No?

Multivitamins for Better Health: Yes or No?

Do you take a multivitamin every day to help improve your health? Or maybe you supplement your limited diet with
What’s causing my back and neck pain?

What’s causing my back and neck pain?

Did you know that back pain affects eight out of 10 people at some point in their lives? For many
Why every high school should have an athletic trainer

Why every high school should have an athletic trainer

If your child is a student-athlete, you already know the importance of keeping them in tip-top condition. Between training sessions,
Five signs of perimenopause

Five signs of perimenopause

Menopause is a natural change in a woman’s body, signaling that your childbearing days have passed. At Roper St Francis
10 Women Who Made Their Mark in Medicine

10 Women Who Made Their Mark in Medicine

Trailblazers, innovators and wartime heroines Women have been making their mark in medicine for centuries Women have made significant contributions
Greek Yogurt: Greek Yogurt Substitutions and Additions

Greek Yogurt: Greek Yogurt Substitutions and Additions

Greek yogurt is a great substitution in many recipes. The live cultures are destroyed when heated but you still get
Touching Graduation Ceremony

Touching Graduation Ceremony

Roper St. Francis is honored that we could help the Amos family fulfill the last wish of their patriarch to
A Patient’s Struggle with HIV/AIDS

A Patient’s Struggle with HIV/AIDS

Roper St. Francis Ryan White Program helps coordinate comprehensive medical care for people living with HIV/AIDS. The program is an early intervention