A coffee with all the fixings on your way to work (100 calories), a 20-ounce soda at lunch (240 calories), a glass of sweet tea with dinner (100 calories) and maybe a few beers in the evening (about 140 calories each)? If you drink to that routine, you could be drowning your weight management
Curious what dinner table conversation is like when there are two nurses in the family? We asked our dynamic duo—Pennie Peralta, VP and Chief Nursing Officer for Roper St. Francis Healthcare and CNO for Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, and her daughter, Jessica Peralta Burke, an ICU nurse for Roper St. Francis, to share some …
By now we’ve all heard the buzz about the importance of our gut health. But, did you know one of the best ways to create a healthy gut environment is by eating fermented foods?
Receiving a difficult diagnosis can often send patients into an emotional and spiritual tailspin. They may feel that the “bottom has fallen out” and that they have lost control. Along with the physical losses and fear comes the loss of many hopes and dreams for one’s future.
Anyone who has ever taken care of someone who needs heavy duty physical or emotional support—whether that’s a newborn or an elderly family member or someone dealing with a serious diagnosis or chronic illness—knows how exhausting and stressful the caregiving role can be.
Without a doubt, our feet work hard bearing the brunt of keeping us on our toes and moving around. And when we experience foot issues, the pain can impact everything from mood to mobility.
Chief executive officers tend to be “get it done” type of people. That’s true for Lorraine Lutton, CEO and president of Roper St. Francis Healthcare, and a dedicated runner. “I like getting up early and getting my run in first thing,” she says.
Mary Jane is a smiling face and helpful hand to her customers at a downtown grocery store, but behind her cheerfulness she was dealing with a serious health issue.