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Find Fall’s Bounty at the Farmers Market
The days are cooling and the kids are back in school. But that doesn’t mean an end to delicious and nutritious fresh fruits and veggies. Shop your farmers market in fall for a healthy harvest.
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What’s New with the Flu?
As fall approaches and the weather starts to cool, flu season can’t be far away. Federal health officials have changed the recommendations for flu shots this season. Find out what you need to know to keep your family healthy.
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Yoga Offers Health Benefits to Women
Yoga enthusiasts claim that this ancient form of exercise is the key to helping women relax, restore, and renew. If you haven’t tried this practice, here are some benefits you’re missing.
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Revised Guidelines Get Specific with Exercise Advice
Exercise can reduce your risk for disease, help ward off fatigue, and make you feel good. But are you getting enough physical activity to reap these benefits? New guidelines tell you what to include in your exercise routine.
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Heavy Backpacks May Lead to Back Pain
Danger may be lurking in your child’s backpack. No, not those dirty gym socks or last month’s moldy lunch. Books, notebooks, and other school supplies can be a “weighty” problem for your child’s back.
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Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Keep Colon Cancer Away
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths. But, this deadly disease is preventable. Learn what you can do.
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Recipe of the Month

Recipe ImageYou want to eat healthier, but you love those good ole recipes passed down from generation to generation. From appetizers to desserts to good nutritional tips, each month a yummy recipe will be featured as our 'Recipe of the Month'. Each recipe has been modified for healthier eating and living.
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Mount Pleasant Hospital Trot for Tots 5K
Come celebrate the grand opening of our new Mount Pleasant Hospital with the Trot for Tots 5K Run / Walk on Saturday, October 9. Proceeds will provide car seats for infants in need. For more information or to register, go to
Introducing Honor a Caregiver
Our Honor a Caregiver program is an opportunity to let your special caregiver know you noticed and appreciated their service while supporting Roper St. Francis Healthcare with a philanthropic gift. Your caregiver will be notified and given special recognition when your gift is received. For more information, please visit

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