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

Live Well in May: Taste of Beaufort, Dancing, Dogs and More!

Posted by Living Well Team on Apr 26, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Living well means enjoying fun new things. This month’s calendar has something for everyone...even a few hardworking pups!

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Quick Quinoa Recipes for Spring

Posted by Living Well Team on Apr 24, 2017 1:00:00 PM

It’s easy to get into a routine with our diets and eat the same things all the time. But to ensure our bodies get the nutrients required to function optimally, we need variety.

Quinoa is a perfect food to rotate into your meal plan, as it is a nutritional powerhouse.

Here are three quinoa recipes from our LifeFit Wellness Center staff to diversify and protein-pack your diet this spring.

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Island Breeze Smoothie

Posted by Living Well Team on Apr 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM

You’ve probably noticed that stores have already begun to put out their spring and summer fashions, which means warm weather is right around the corner.

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How Does Gallbladder Surgery Work?

Posted by Surgical Services Team on Apr 17, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Gallbladder disease is one of the most common problems surgeons at Beaufort Memorial see and treat. Symptoms vary by condition, but often include sharp pain in the right abdomen especially after eating a fatty meal, heartburn, indigestion, gas, excessive diarrhea, nausea or abdominal tenderness. 

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Topics: Surgical Services

What Are the Chances?

Posted by Cancer Team on Apr 12, 2017 3:53:48 PM

It seems as though everywhere you turn, you hear about another thing in your life that might cause cancer. Deodorant. Cellphones. Plastic food containers. It all sounds a little ridiculous, doesn’t it?

Believe it or not, the researchers behind the claims aren’t trying to scare you—or annoy you— to death. They’re trying to help you understand the risks so you can adequately protect yourself. But before you can go about protecting yourself, it’s important to understand exactly which objects and behaviors are actually harmful and which aren’t.

Let’s explore some common behaviors, and determine which ones are most closely tied to cancer, with level 5 being highest risk.

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