Gail was gardening when she started having a stroke. She was rushed to the hospital and received a lifesaving procedure that uses a catheter to pull the stroke causing clot from the brain.
Anesthesiologist, Dr. Troy Ockerman demystifies anesthesia, explaining what to expect from beginning to end and sharing the simple steps you can take to help ensure it all goes smoothly.
Decoding acronyms of your medical care providers and understanding what they mean in terms of your care.
More children have peanut allergies than ever before—learn the signs of a peanut allergy, what to do if your child is allergic and new recommendations of when to introduce baby to peanuts.
Wayne was enjoying retirement when he was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation a heart condition that increases the risk for stroke. Fortunately for Wayne, a new procedure called Watchman is now available at Roper St. Francis. Watch Wayne’s story and an animation of the Watchman technology.
Roper St. Francis is First Off the Block with vBloc A Revolutionary Weight-loss Innovation
Roper St. Francis’ Ryan White Wellness Center is a leader in the fight against HIV/Aids. This blog provides an update on our latest treatments for HIV/AIDS. Though HIV is rarely headline news anymore, it is still very much a public health concern, especially in the South.