February is full of heart, when we celebrate both National Heart Month and Valentine’s. It’s also Black History Month, which makes it a perfect time to introduce you to one of Roper St. Francis Healthcare’s most dynamic duos – Kenosha and Doug Gleaton.
Even the least clumsy among us ends up with an inexplicable black and blue mark once in awhile. And if it feels like you’re bruising more and more every year … you may be right.
We are well into the New Year, which means, if you’re anything like the 80% of people who give up on their New Year’s resolutions by February, you’ve probably slipped once or twice already—and not just on our slick ice earlier this month.
Eating better, exercising more, getting our 10,000 steps in, quitting smoking…these are the typical first things we think to do, or are told to do, if we want to become healthier. But there’s a snoozer tip that often gets overlooked: sleep. And plenty of it.
Carole seemed to be the picture of health. She and her husband John worked out regularly and led a full active lifestyle. Everything changed when learned she had breast cancer.
Do you identify as a dog person, or perhaps a crazy cat lady? Or maybe you’re an equal opportunity pet lover and proud member of both the feline and canine camp, with a lizard, fish or bird in the menagerie, too?
Whether you’re achy from ratcheting your workouts up a notch in your newly resolved New Year, or just have perpetually tight hamstrings or quads (among other muscles), foam rolling is worthy of trying.
If expanding your family is one of your upcoming New Year’s goals or resolutions, we’ve got some tips to help give your new addition the best possible start. A healthy pregnancy begins before you get pregnant, so here are four tips for happy and healthy family planning.