Unfortunately, peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is not on the minds of many people, and that’s not good. PAD affects more than eight million Americans and it can be treated or lead to a stroke and heart attack. That’s a lot of ticking time bombs.
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:
Karen Rowe was a healthy, active mother of three, with no risk factors or family history of breast cancer. Like lots of busy women, she was behind on her mammogram, and then felt a lump.
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, …
Our three hospital Emergency Departments (Bon Secours St. Francis, Roper Hospital & Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital) and two freestanding Emergency Departments (Berkeley & Northwoods) stayed open during the storm. The rest of our facilities resumed regular operations Monday Sept. 17. Check this blog and Twitter for updates
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.