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.
Ahh, yes…finally! The temperatures are dropping, the air is crisp and refreshing (not muggy and overbearing), and the golden light of autumn calls your name, beckons you to be outside. The fall is the dream season for Lowcountry runners—including our CEO Lorraine Lutton, who is thankful for refreshing coolness after summer’s humidity.
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, …
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.