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Staying Safe in the Summer Heat
Dr. Valerie Scott, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, provides valuable tips for staying safe in the heat.
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Calories Are the Secret Ingredient in Weight Loss
Which is better at helping you lose weight - a diet that's low-fat/high-protein or low fat/high-carb? Either, it turns out.
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Health Tip: Manage Your Migraines
A migraine commonly causes an overwhelming, throbbing pain on one side of the head. Other symptoms may include nausea, vision problems, and a heightened sensitivity to sound and light.
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Don't Forget the Fiber
Low-carb diets can cost some people an important part of a healthy diet: fiber. There's no doubt that fiber is good for you. The problem is that it comes with carbohydrates attached. High-protein diets can push people further away from foods with fiber. Yet doctors and dietitians are recommending people eat more fiber-filled foods.
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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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Pregnancy Celebration
Are you having a baby? Then join us at our Pregnancy Celebration for a glimpse of what to expect! You will find lots of baby and pregnancy exhibits. You’ll also get an exclusive tour of the St. Francis Hospital birthing suites. And of course, we’ll have the fabulous door prizes! Saturday, September 10, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, Mall Classrooms.
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Got an Injured Player?
Get to the Roper St. Francis Sports Injury Clinic, staffed by Orthopaedic doctors specializing in sports medicine. Saturday mornings from August 20 – November 12, 9 - 11 a.m. at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, East Medical Office Building, Suite 200. Call 789-1501.

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