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

The Truth About Antibiotics

Posted by Living Well Team on Sep 20, 2017 2:30:00 PM

Antibiotics revolutionized medicine after the discovery of penicillin in 1928, saving millions of lives by fighting off bacterial infections at home, in hospitals and on the battlefield. Even today, they remain one of the most important tools at physicians’ disposal.

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Topics: Wellness

Health Care Without Question

Posted by Leadership Team on Sep 18, 2017 2:00:00 PM

For years, health care has dominated much of the national conversation. Our country has been in a protracted discussion over who can have it, how it should be acquired, how it’ll be paid for, and any number of related questions that greatly impact our everyday lives.

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Topics: Perspectives

Pack It Light, Wear It Right! Tips for Backpack Awareness Day

Posted by Living Well Team on Sep 6, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Heavy backpacks are a real pain in the neck. So much so that the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) hosts National School Backpack Awareness Day on the third Wednesday of every September.

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Topics: Wellness

The Sleep-Cancer Connection

Posted by Cancer Team on Sep 1, 2017 2:45:52 PM

Are you skimping on sleep to squeeze in an extra hour of work? Depending on how much shut-eye you’re getting each night, you might want to stop. According to the National Sleep Foundation, there is some evidence of a link between a lack of sleep and a risk of cancer.

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Topics: Cancer Care

Live Well in September: Dive, Ride and Read!

Posted by Living Well Team on Aug 30, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Living well means getting out and enjoying the many events and activities the Beaufort community has to offer. This month’s calendar is filled with plenty of family-friendly fun for you and your loved ones.

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Topics: News & Events