House Calls

SUM 2017

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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D ear friends, Summer's pleasures are hard to beat—longer days and long beach walks. Warm breezes and pop-up thunderstorms. Kids with their corner lemonade stands and ice cream trucks cruising by. I'm looking forward to Johns Island tomatoes, fresh Lowcountry shrimp, and more time with my family, and I hope you are as well. But it's also a busy time for our Roper St. Francis family, so my hammock might not get as much use as I'd like. We kicked off our summer with a Blessing of the Land for our long-awaited Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital. While the planning and behind-the-scenes work has been going on for years, we are thrilled to be underway with construction. This means that our neighbors in the rapidly growing Carnes Crossroads, Moncks Corner, and Goose Creek communities will soon have more convenient access to our doctors and the high quality care they've been asking for, for years. In other news, we're excited to welcome Steve Porter as the new CEO of Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital. Steve brings 25 years of healthcare administration experience, much of it in varying roles with Sentara Healthcare in Virginia. We are delighted that Steve is joining our team, and I trust you'll help us make him and his family feel at home in Charleston. I hope your hammock and beach chairs get plenty of use, and that you'll tuck this issue of House Calls in your beach bag. Read up on tips for a healthy back, news on lung cancer screening, and (importantly) where to get delicious, healthy crab cakes, and let us know what you think via Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. My family and I look forward to our first Charleston summer with you! With warm well wishes, Lorraine Lutton at the Blessing of the Land event for Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital, June 22. Please send your change of address to: house calls RSF Marketing 84 Halsey Blvd. Charleston, SC 29401 VISIT OUR WEBSITE AND SUBSCRIBE ONLINE FOR FREE www.rs.com House Calls TM , a controlled- circulation magazine, is published quarterly by GulfStream Communications, an independent publishing company, P.O. Box 1794, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29465 (843-971-9811). House Calls TM is a trademark of Dez Inc. dba GulfStream Communications. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without the express written permission of the publisher is prohibited. Medical information is provided by Roper St. Francis and additional medical sources. House Calls TM is not intended to be diagnostic nor prescriptive. Consult your physician before undertaking any medical, diet, or exercise treatment. Your subscription is provided at no charge as a community service by Roper St. Francis. All revenues generated from advertising in this publication go to GulfStream Communications. Advertising in this publication does not imply a relationship with Roper St. Francis. GULFSTREAM C O M M U N I C A T I O N S Happy Summer! house calls Lorraine Lutton, FACHE President and Chief Executive Officer Roper St. Francis P H O T O G R A P H B Y S H A N E E L L I S h o u s e c a l l s { summer 2017 } 3 president's letter Editor Molly Ramsey Design Director Melinda Smith Monk Art Director Julie Wood • Graphic Designers Cassidy Hurt Ruby Kelly Junior Graphic Designer Molly Wickham Production Designer Christine Dorsey • Art Interns Amanda Bouknight, Caroline Fritze, Jude Shiflett, Rachel Stern, Julie Timmermann, Anna Warner, Margret Wood, & Molly Zacher • Senior Account Executives Elayne Harrill Cason Gene Crim Katie Hild Denise Janove Lisa Miller Advertising Traffic Manager Brandis Woods • President James E. Drew Principal Jeff Drew Director of Finances Pamela Robinson President and CEO, Roper St. Francis Lorraine Lutton Creative Services Coordinators Renee Dickinson Stephanie Hunt Editorial Advisory Board Nichole Stevens Andy Lyons Angela Poindexter Jessica Puder Krista Robertson Follow us: rsf Want to learn how to start your own container herb garden? Or how about tips for staying safe while you cycle through town? Check out the Roper St. Francis blog for weekly posts on topics such as these, plus the latest news in health and wellness, diet tips, and much more. communities.rs.com Smart Thinking TM TM

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