Tag: Roper St. Francis

Take control of your breast health

Take control of your breast health

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month but taking control of your breast health is more than a one-month commitment. This
Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer’s?

Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer’s?

  If you are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease, you know that the experience is both a gift and
Beyond bugs: snakebites and jellyfish stings

Beyond bugs: snakebites and jellyfish stings

Common outdoor pests can put a damper on summer plans. But some less-common bites and stings—like those from snakes or
Adults with ADHD: resolve to reach your goals

Adults with ADHD: resolve to reach your goals

  For many, the new year brings resolutions and the desire to get organized. But for some adults, staying focused
Gaining Peace of Mind with AFib

Gaining Peace of Mind with AFib

Wayne was enjoying retirement when he was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation a heart condition that increases the risk for stroke.
Hold your Breath, Sports Fans! Let’s Go Synchro with Dr. Ellie Oakman

Hold your Breath, Sports Fans! Let’s Go Synchro with Dr. Ellie Oakman

Oh Rio, you’ve certainly kept us entertained over the last two weeks. Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky have made their
Born at Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital

Born at Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital

What’s it like to have your baby at Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital? Watch as a Mt. Pleasant couple
A Cure for Incontinence

A Cure for Incontinence

For 20 years Sandra struggled with incontinence.  Then she came to the Roper St. Francis Pelvic Health Center where she
We’re Feeling Magnetic

We’re Feeling Magnetic

Way back in elementary school science, we learned about magnets. Remember being wowed by that U-shaped wand and its hidden
A Poetic Pause

A Poetic Pause

It’s the end of April, which means that National Poetry Month is winding down. What better moment to pause and
Resistance Training

Resistance Training

Weight loss can be more effective and sustainable when combined with resistance training. With any weight loss program the first
What Do You Love?

What Do You Love?

Dr. Megan Lynch hears it every day in the offices of Mt. Pleasant OB/GYN – that swoosh, swoosh, swoosh, swoosh
From Paralysis to a World-Class Archer

From Paralysis to a World-Class Archer

In 2009, a motorcycle accident left Ben Thompson with a spinal cord injury. Ben started going to the Roper St.
The Busy Person’s Guide to Health Screenings

The Busy Person’s Guide to Health Screenings

When? Where? How Often? Teeth cleaned every six months – check. Hair cut every six to eight weeks – got
Breathe Easier!

Breathe Easier!

Roper St. Francis’ affordable new lung cancer screenings will help save lives. It’s early November and the pink ribbons so
Five Fun (and not so fun) Flu Facts

Five Fun (and not so fun) Flu Facts

Flu season is upon us. There are three main things you NEED TO KNOW as we head into flu season:
Fighting for a World Without Alzheimer’s Disease

Fighting for a World Without Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease affects more than five million Americans. This disease destroys brain cells, resulting in the deterioration of the victims’
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
Wendell’s Weight Loss Story

Wendell’s Weight Loss Story

After a lifetime of being called “big guy” Wendell decided to make a change. See how Roper St. Francis helped
Getting My Old Self Back

Getting My Old Self Back

Poe felt like so many of her middle-aged women friends: overwhelmed and unbalanced, as if life was slipping out of