For years and years, Shelley tried to lose weight but traditional methods weren’t working for her. Finally, she successfully lost 100 pounds and became a healthier person with weight loss surgery. Hear her story:
Current and former smokers have 25 times the risk of developing lung cancer compared to non-smokers.
Every season should be sunscreen season, according to Dr. Marta Hampton, a Roper St. Francis Healthcare-affiliated dermatologist. “Wearing sunscreen is the number one way to protect against skin cancer,” says Dr. Hampton, and given that one person dies of melanoma every hour in the U.S., that’s advice worth heeding.
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 …
Long before I embarked on a career in health administration, I knew I wanted to be a mom. Family was central in my life—I’m the youngest of five children, and my own mother, as you can imagine, was nothing short of amazing.
Water – the elixir of life, the fundamental fluid that makes up about 75% of our human body, and about 80% of our brain.
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?