Beaufort Memorial’s Living Well Blog brings health and wellness to Lowcountry living.

Beaufort Resident Finds Top-notch Cancer Treatment Locally

Posted by Cancer Team on Oct 19, 2016 1:02:26 PM

Shortly after she and her husband, Andy, moved to Oldfield five years ago, Laura Beall was diagnosed with breast cancer. Devastating as that was, the couple quickly discovered they had landed in a community that was second to none — with a community hospital to match. In fact, Beall needed only to “turn right” out of the Oldfield entrance to reach Beaufort Memorial and leading treatments that helped her become cancer-free.

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Topics: Cancer Care, Women’s Health

Going through the Motions: Your Joints’ Early Years

Posted by Bone & Joint Team on Oct 3, 2016 1:53:50 PM

Your body’s joints will endure a lifetime of bending, twisting and rotating. Without them, there’d be no walking, sitting or even dancing. They’re so important that it’s hard to believe we don’t have them at one point in our lives.

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Topics: Orthopaedics, Pediatrics

Live Well in October: Lowcountry Lederhosen, Adaptive Golf, an Artful Streetfest and More!

Posted by Living Well Team on Sep 28, 2016 11:17:57 AM

A life lived well is something to be celebrated. Enjoy our beautiful Beaufort community and your health during October at these fun and healthful Lowcountry events.

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Topics: News & Events

Can Supplements Boost Your Brain?

Posted by Living Well Team on Sep 26, 2016 11:47:19 AM

The supplement market is flooded with claims that we can save ourselves from Alzheimer’s disease, depression and more if we just take the right vitamin or herb.

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Topics: Wellness

Healthy Habits, Healthy Kids

Posted by Living Well Team on Sep 22, 2016 3:57:26 PM

It’s hardly news that millions of American kids are at an unhealthy weight. Childhood obesity has more than doubled in the past 30 years, and more than one-third of children are overweight or obese.

But that doesn’t mean it’s time to throw in the towel. “When you establish a base of healthy habits at home, you’re setting a critical tone for your family.” says Sally Kuzemchak, a registered dietitian and the author of Cooking Light Dinnertime Survival Guide. “No matter what your children may be exposed to outside of your family, they’ll still circle back to what’s familiar to them.”

Start with this five-step plan.

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Topics: Pediatrics