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

Fibrocystic Breasts: Jo Anne’s Story

Posted by Women's Health Team on Dec 28, 2015 2:32:51 PM

Jo Anne Tudor’s family has graced the banks of the Beaufort River’s Battery Creek for generations. “I was born at Beaufort Memorial,” Jo Anne says. “Then I went on to deliver two daughters there who, in turn, delivered their daughters there, too. Three generations born at Beaufort Memorial.”

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Topics: Perspectives, Women’s Health

Beyond the White Coat: Deanna Mansker

Posted by Living Well Team on Nov 16, 2015 2:00:00 PM

Dr. Deanna Mansker has always preferred to exercise at home. As a student at the Medical University of South Carolina, she would pop in a fitness video and get in an aerobic or strength building workout between hospital shifts.

These days, the Beaufort Memorial general surgeon—who spends her working hours in the operating room and at the Women’s Imaging Center, Bluffton Medical Services and the Wound Care Center—relies on her three young children to keep her conditioned at home.

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Topics: Perspectives

Beyond the White Coat: Edward Blocker

Posted by Living Well Team on Jul 27, 2015 3:00:00 PM

When Dr. Edward Blocker tells the story of reeling in “the big one,” it sounds like a whopper of a fish tale—until you see the 320-pound yellowfin tuna mounted on the wall of his home. “It took me three hours to get it in,” Blocker says of the offshore fishing feat. “I knew I had a trophy when we finally got it beside the boat. It was huge.”

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Topics: Perspectives