House Calls

WIN 2019

House Calls Magazine is a quarterly publication that focuses on health and wellness. It includes a wide assortment of articles with topics on the latest health and wellness information, nutrition, safety, lifestyles, and more.

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14 departments contents M A N A G I N G P A I N I N T H E M I D S T O F A N E P I D E M I C Year after year, thousands of Americans die from opioid addiction. But when patients undergo major surgery or experience chronic pain, a prescription for heavy-duty pain meds is often expected. Here, we explore alternative treatments for pain management in light of this epidemic. B R E A S T F E E D I N G B A S I C S While it may be instinctual, nursing can be challenging for new moms and babies. Learn the most common problems new mothers face—and how to overcome them. T H E N E W F A C E O F C O L O R E C T A L C A N C E R Cancers of the colon and rectum are becoming increasingly common among young and middle-aged adults. A Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated colorectal surgeon—and a Mount Pleasant mom— weigh in on this alarming trend. 22 31 37 house calls essentials 3 P R E S I D E N T ' S L E T T E R 48 E V E R Y M O M E N T M A T T E R S h o u s e c a l l s i s R E C Y C L A B L E { Winter 2019 } h o u s e c a l l s { winter 2019 } 1 P H O T O G R A P H S B Y ( T O P ) M I R A A D W E L L & ( B O T T O M L E F T ) H É L È N E D U J A R D I N Cover image by Mira Adwell 5 T H E B U Z Z News, views, events, etc. 12 F O R T H E F A M I L Y Tips for talking about those birds and bees—what to discuss and when 14 S E N I O R H E A L T H Think bouts of dizziness are a regular part of aging? Think again 16 E A T I N G W E L L Best Bet: The Farro Salad and kombucha from MIllers All Day A healthier way to make nachos 18 B O D Y & M I N D How to tap into your willpower (to keep those resolutions!) Make it Count: Dancing 41 P I C T U R E O F H E A L T H Family medicine doctor Nicole DeBerry—a mom of four— reminds us that simple moments have lasting impacts 45 S P E C I A L S B O A R D Break out the slow cooker—or Instant Pot!—for these healthy set-them-and- forget-them dishes features 37 22 45

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