At the Roper Hospital Cardiac Wellness & Rehabilitation Center, we work with patients recovering from heart attacks or help them prevent further heart disease. But honestly, as much as we love our patients we’d rather they NOT have to come see us!
We’ve got a crush on Valentine’s Day. Who doesn’t like getting a little Hershey’s Kiss every now and then? And roses…bring them on! But over and above Cupid’s standard go-to’s, what we really love about Valentine’s Day is a chance to express our heart-felt emotions in a healthy, truly heart-filled way.
The heart is the beating engine of the body, so when it needs a tune up, it’s not taken lightly.
Sarah Coulter, MS, RD, LD, clinical nutrition manager for Roper St. Francis discusses dark chocolate and other sources of flavonoids that offer antioxidant benefits and encourages heart health.
How to tell if your child’s school offers heart healthy lunches? We’ve heard the startling statistics: one third of American children are at risk for preventable chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease due to obesity or being overweight.
When serious news is about to be delivered, it’s often prefaced with, “why don’t you have a seat.” But recent research shows the seriously bad news has to do with sitting itself.
You know how it is with families – kids grow up too fast, parents don’t know where the time goes. And so it is with our Roper St. Francis Families for a Healthy Heart program– now an impressive eight years old, and still growing.