RSF Researchers Working to Make Alzheimer’s Obsolete
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RSF Researchers Working to Make Alzheimer’s Obsolete

Alzheimer’s Disease, the most common form of dementia, is often a terrifying prospect for the elderly, their loved ones and caregivers. Roper St. Francis is working every day to eliminate those fears. The RSF Clinical Biotechnology Research Institute, which debuted earlier this year, is dedicated to ongoing Alzheimer’s research and the eventual eradication of the … Continue reading

Roper Rehabilitation Hospital Sees Connection Between Art and Healing
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Roper Rehabilitation Hospital Sees Connection Between Art and Healing

For centuries, humans have used various forms of art to comfort themselves. Now patients at Roper Rehabilitation Hospital can do the same through the recently launched Art of Healing program. The program is a lending initiative, a collaborative effort between RSF and the Gibbes Museum of Art. It offers patients access to artwork during their hospital … Continue reading

Obesity a Huge Problem for S.C. Kids
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Obesity a Huge Problem for S.C. Kids

The most recent statistics published by the S.C. Department of Health and Environment Control yield alarming numbers concerning the incidence of obesity in South Carolina children. The stats show that about a third of high school students are overweight or obese. That’s a big problem – and one that often grows. Obesity in childhood increases … Continue reading

Keep Things Clear During Cataract Awareness Month
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Keep Things Clear During Cataract Awareness Month

August is Cataracts Awareness Month. Keep an eye out. Cataracts aren’t cool. Unfortunately, they become more common as we age. Dr. Joe Lally, a board certified ophthalmologist with Eye Care Physicians and Surgeons, discusses a bit about cataracts, what you can do to prevent them and overall eye health. About Cataracts “People are generally born … Continue reading

RSF to Provide Ace Healthcare at U.S. Women’s Amateur
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RSF to Provide Ace Healthcare at U.S. Women’s Amateur

Roper St. Francis is the official healthcare provider for the upcoming 2013 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship. That’s great, because excellent care here is par for the course. RSF will staff the event with a doctor, two nurses, two paramedic teams and a pair of ambulances, while headquartering in an air-conditioned medical tent. The tournament is … Continue reading