The fall and winter holidays will soon be here, taunting you with all the festive foods and drinks that trigger painful acid reflux symptoms like heartburn, chest pressure and burning sensations in the throat. When you suffer from GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) it can be hard to get into the spirit of the season.
Karen Rowe was a healthy, active mother of three, with no risk factors or family history of breast cancer. Like lots of busy women, she was behind on her mammogram, and then felt a lump.
In the wake of this past summer’s high profile suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, there was a flurry of media attention on mental illness and depression. Then the news cycle changed and attention shifted elsewhere, while those dealing with depression continue to suffer, often silently. Given the prevalence and severity of this illness, …
Our three hospital Emergency Departments (Bon Secours St. Francis, Roper Hospital & Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital) and two freestanding Emergency Departments (Berkeley & Northwoods) stayed open during the storm. The rest of our facilities resumed regular operations Monday Sept. 17. Check this blog and Twitter for updates
Twisting, turning, standing, sitting, jumping, dancing, bending, walking….We can be hard on our joints, especially pivotal weight-bearing ones like knees and hips.
Roper St. Francis Healthcare is proud to announce the birth of our brand new pregnancy app! Weighing in at virtually nothing, and about 3” long (i.e. cellphone size), our healthy little My RSFH Baby app will simplify the pregnancy path.
Summer’s pleasures are many: lazy hammocks and breezy beach days, lemonade stands and watermelon spitting contests. Yet the hot weather and humidity bring out some less than pleasant aspects of Lowcountry living as well—specifically unpleasantness of the pesky insect variety.
Here’s the problem with spring cleaning…it’s springtime, when it’s lovely outside. Who wants to be sorting through the linen closet or knee deep in the long-forgotten Lego and missing-pieces puzzle drawer when it’s sunny April day and 70 degrees (finally)? But summertime in the Lowcountry—that’s a different story.