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

Tips for Healthier Holidays

Posted by Living Well Team on Dec 18, 2017 2:00:00 PM

While holiday cards might encourage you to "Eat, drink and be merry," the typical holiday season might be described as "Eat, sit and be harried." Here are a few ways to ensure your health habits don't take a tumble this season.

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Topics: Wellness

The Mind of a Cancer Fighter

Posted by Cancer Team on Dec 13, 2017 2:00:00 PM

How much does optimism play a role in overcoming cancer?

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Topics: Cancer Care

Surgical specialties: A look at some types of surgery performed today

Posted by Surgical Services Team on Dec 11, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Ever have someone tell you he’s having surgery soon? If he doesn’t offer any details—and, of course, it’s rude to ask—you really have no idea what’s going to happen in the operating room. After all, we use the term “surgery” to mean so many procedures.

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Topics: Surgical Services

Buying Shoes that Fit

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

The shoes you wear every day are more than a fashion statement. Your footwear is what protects and cushions one of the hardest working parts of your body: your feet. That’s why the type of shoes you wear and how well they fit are crucial.

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Topics: Orthopaedics

The Truth About Female Longevity

Posted by Living Well Team on Dec 4, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Anyone who has visited a retirement home knows that women live longer than men. The reasons why are not as obvious.

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Topics: Wellness