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Here’s a complete list of current and archived press releases, keeping you abreast of the latest news and information about our health system.

10/20/2016 RSF receives Gold Apple for implementing a healthy food environment
10/17/2016 Growth, energy efficiency, patient convenience drive campus design for new Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital
10/5/2016 Roper St. Francis announces additional Hurricane Matthew closings, cancellations
10/4/2016 Roper St. Francis announces Hurricane Matthew closings
9/30/2016 Sports clinic offers free treatment for student athletes
9/30/2016 Roper Mt. Pleasant CEO leads by listening
9/28/2016 Former James Island football player stages comeback of a lifetime
9/26/2016 Roper St. Francis selects Lorraine Lutton as new President and Chief Executive Officer
9/14/2016 RSF donates medical supplies to a hospital in Nicaragua
9/7/2016 Access to care for the underprivileged concerning
9/1/2016 Roper St. Francis Physician Partners will close at noon Friday
8/30/2016 Roper St. Francis Express Care opens on Ladson Rd.
8/23/2016 Cost of life-saving EpiPen up 400 percent
8/22/2016 Roper St. Francis hires national leader as first-ever chief diversity officer
7/28/2016 Roper St. Francis hospitals earn five star ratings
7/25/2016 Rehab patients participate in Water Sports Expo
7/11/2016 Trainer saves boy from drowning in retention pond
7/11/2016 As temperatures rise, Charleston-area mechanics try to stay cool
6/30/2016 RSF co-hosts Tri-county Health Forum
6/28/2016 Lowcountry AIDS Services and RSF join forces
6/28/2016 Study finds exercise can reduce risk of cancer
6/24/2016 Doctor gives advice on preventing heat exhaustion
6/24/2016 Forty Under 40 honorees announced for 2016
6/21/2016 Roper Hospital snags new alternative to blood thinners for stroke prevention
6/16/2016 RSF Nurses Show Support for Orlando
6/9/2016 Roper St. Francis wins 2016 Excellence in Healthcare President’s Award
6/6/2016 Expanding city means growing medical workforce
6/2/2016 Free screenings offered for Alzheimer's awareness
5/24/2016 Roper St. Francis Hyberbaric Oxygen Program receives accreditation with distinction for third time
5/18/2016 Roper picks architect firm for Berkeley County hospital campus
5/13/2016 New program offering emotional support to cancer patients
5/11/2016 Hair loss can be a traumatic part of battling cancer
5/9/2016 Roper St. Francis physical therapy partnership expands
5/9/2016 Key player in Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge construction to design new Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital
5/3/2016 Roper St. Francis Physical Therapy powered by ATI acquires Charleston Physical Therapy
4/29/2016 Charleston at high risk for Zika virus during summer months
4/29/2016 A health scare has a Charleston County middle school taking extra measures
4/28/2016 New Roper St. Francis Office Park features walking trails, electric car chargers
4/26/2016 Roper Hospital honors volunteer for 40 years of service
4/20/2016 Roper St. Francis takes over Nason locations
4/19/2016 Roper St. Francis leases five former Nason buildings
4/14/2016 New surgical option for women battling breast cancer
4/12/2016 Local surgery center installs new prostate cancer biopsy machine
4/11/2016 Roper Rehab patient defies odds in Cooper River Bridge Run
4/6/2016 Charleston doctors reinforce flu shot necessity amid high case numbers
4/6/2016 Charleston Co. asbestos related deaths higher than state average
4/4/2016 Higher temps could mean greater risk for kidney stones
4/4/2016 Lowcountry woman is one of the first paraplegics to ever walk the race
4/4/2016 I Got Legs: Wando grad's journey from the wheelchair to the Bridge Run
3/24/2016 Local paralyzed woman takes on Bridge Run
3/24/2016 Future Berkeley County hospital begins design phase
3/18/2016 The Best In The West
3/4/2016 3 Lowcountry hospitals ranked among country’s best on Truven Health list
3/1/2016 RSF gives update on Berkeley County hospital plans
3/1/2016 Charleston couple welcomes their leap year baby into the world
3/1/2016 Locals among those jumping on using essential oils to boost health and wellness
2/26/2016 Roper St. Francis president and CEO announces his retirement
2/24/2016 RSF chef and nutritionist warn of hidden dangers of juicing trend
2/23/2016 Paralyzed dancer will be one of two RSF patients attempting Bridge Run
2/16/2016 New Roper St. Francis Berkeley hospital plans are underway
2/11/2016 RSF physical therapist earns pelvic health certification
1/29/2016 Update on the Zika Virus
1/29/2016 Charleston-area patients tested for the Zika virus
1/28/2016 Three Lowcountry patients tested for Zika virus
1/15/2016 New research shows kidney stones are becoming increasingly more common in certain populations
1/14/2016 West Ashley senior center to open in 2017
1/4/2016 The New Year welcomes new babies
1/4/2016 Ten years after being paralyzed, Wando grad gets new legs
12/21/2015 Supreme Court decision allows Roper St. Francis to build in Berkeley County
12/17/2015 MUSC, Roper Hospital and Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center work together to create Medical District
12/11/2015 What's going around? Week long virus hitting the Lowcountry
12/10/2015 Charleston man wants to be first paralyzed person to run Cooper River Bridge Run
12/9/2015 Roper Northwoods: Major renovations finished, facility reopens
12/8/2015 Keeping an eye on discharged patients
12/4/2015 Prom organized for 17-year-old cancer patient
12/3/2015 FDA approves diabetes drug for anti-aging human testing
11/12/2015 Mount Pleasant Hospital volunteer, more than a war hero to patients
11/9/2015 Roper Center for Spinal Cord Injury patient learning to walk again
11/6/2015 Roper St. Francis will lose more than a century of institutional memory
11/3/2015 Roper St. Francis' IT Department named as one of the countries best
10/28/2015 Mothers of stillborn babies raise funds to honor children
10/21/2015 Ken Burger, who “generously shared his wisdom and experiences with our prostate cancer patients,” passes away
10/19/2015 Ebola crisis drove local health safety improvements
10/16/2015 Parents donate cuddle cot to Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital
10/9/2015 Roper - Northwoods to remain closed for six weeks
10/6/2015 Fangs on the move
10/5/2015 Monday, October 5: Weather update
9/28/2015 A patient’s letter to Roper Rehabilitation
9/22/2015 Local doctor’s idea blooms into trailblazing brain images of cellist’s performance
9/16/2015 Seasonal allergies and back to school illnesses continue to increase
9/10/2015 Merging Art with Technology event at Roper Hospital
8/26/2015 City of Charleston, MUSC, Roper Hospital partner to install crosswalk
8/24/2015 In search of concussions, school district trainers put athletes to the test
8/20/2015 Roper St. Francis’ vast Physician Partners network has reached the heart of Summerville.
8/18/2015 Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital redesignated as Magnet
7/29/2015 Boeing chooses Roper St. Francis Health Alliance to provide quality, affordable healthcare for its South Carolina teammates
7/29/2015 Woman's life saved from C. diff colitis
7/28/2015 Growing use of laborists deliver babies
7/21/2015 Summer colds are different from winter colds
7/20/2015 End-of-life consultations to be covered by Medicaid
7/17/2015 Growing need for senior centers
7/10/2015 The Move It Program
6/25/2015 CEO David Dunlap calls on Legislature to expand Medicaid
6/17/2015 Truven Health 15 Top Health Systems
6/10/2015 Berkeley hospital legal battle continues
6/8/2015 Chaplain comes to terms with cancer
5/27/2015 South Carolina ranks in bottom third for senior health
5/21/2015 A patient showing courage and strength
5/20/2015 Call for design ideas underway for new West Ashley Senior Center
5/15/2015 Let’s go out to the kitchen, and have ourselves a snack
5/7/2015 Statement on South Carolina Court of Appeals decision
5/5/2015 Notice of ANCC Magnet Site Visit for Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital
5/5/2015 New Alzheimer's study could change future
4/13/2015 Roper St. Francis and UnitedHealthcare renew network relationship
4/2/2015 Dr. Valerie Scott earns “best” physician award; RSF is best place to give birth
3/31/2015 New Kidney Stone Center provides quick relief for patients
3/25/2015 Lowcountry woman faces same decision as Angelina Jolie
3/24/2015 Agreement between city, Roper paves way for new senior center in West Ashley
3/12/2015 Homeless health clinic in Charleston receives donations
3/9/2015 Move IT! Charleston County hopes to bridge gap between medicine and wellness
3/9/2015 Roper St. Francis launches new network to lower costs, improve patient care
3/9/2015 Roper biotech program bares its ‘innovation arm’ in Charleston
3/2/2015 Doctors report hundreds of Lowcountry residents infected with stomach virus
2/27/2015 Resolution with UnitedHealthcare
2/24/2015 Medical facilities promise new jobs, health care options
2/20/2015 2015 Westie Award winners rise above expectation
2/19/2015 Ruling favors 2 hospitals in Berkeley County
2/19/2015 Carbon monoxide deaths prompt call for detectors in homes
2/18/2015 Statement on Expansion in Berkeley County
2/17/2015 Statement about UnitedHealthcare
2/12/2015 Roper CEO Matt Severance named chairman-elect of hospital association board
2/5/2015 Roper St. Francis hopes to give 'spark of life' to local schools
1/27/2015 Patient Centered Medical Home
1/22/2015 Roper St. Francis Cancer Center offers course to fight cancer
1/7/2015 Children, sick residents asked not to visit hospital patients to prevent spreading flu
1/5/2015 SC Medical Society celebrates a birthday, gets a new CEO
12/31/2014 Roper, Tanger team up to lift Christmas spirits of two cancer patients
12/31/2014 Cold cap therapy keeps chemo patients from losing their hair
12/12/2014 RSF Alzheimer's expert weighs in on silver alert system
12/12/2014 Roper St. Francis Physicians Partners Launches Patient-Centered Medical Home
12/9/2014 Dorchester Children's Center awarded $1 million from RSF Physicians Endowment
11/24/2014 Classmates reunite for 75th class reunion
11/18/2014 Flu cases on the rise just a few weeks into the season
11/6/2014 Bloodless Medicine Program recognized with two awards
10/29/2014 New technology gives Roper cancer patient hope
10/15/2014 A breast cancer patient's story
10/7/2014 Free sports injury clinics aid Lowcountry high school athletes
10/1/2014 RSF Foundation unveils new philanthropy wall in Roper Hospital lobby
9/28/2014 Summerville couple joins club of grieving parents who have lost babies before birth
9/26/2014 Wound, Ostomy, Continence nurses at Roper St. Francis are ready to treat or educate wherever they are needed
9/25/2014 Roper St. Francis employee survives heart attack, becomes ‘Heart Hero’ for Lowcountry Heart Walk
9/25/2014 Roper Hospital named one of the top 125 hospitals with great orthopedic programs
9/22/2014 Roper St. Francis leader in Lowcountry conducting complex minimally-invasive lung surgery for cancer
9/19/2014 Roper St. Francis remembers the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Hugo
9/11/2014 Doctors explain the difference between Enterovirus 68 and the common cold
9/10/2014 Roper St. Francis Cancer Care achieves Gold-level Commendation
9/9/2014 'Unusually severe' respiratory virus outbreak suspected in Lowcountry
9/8/2014 Roper St. Francis Foundation hires new leader
8/27/2014 Roper St. Francis employee says "I do" at Roper Hospital
8/25/2014 Chaplaincy program teaches students to assist hospital patients facing illness and death
8/13/2014 Eric Jackson wins Roper St. Francis' most prestigious honor, the President’s Humanitarian Award
8/11/2014 Roper St. Francis hires national leader for Berkeley County development
8/10/2014 Grant aids St. Francis with new cancer treatment
8/10/2014 Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital blesses documents to maintain Magnet status
8/4/2014 Share Our Suzy helps families fight breast cancer's financial toll
7/22/2014 ECCO, MUSC and Roper St. Francis unite for new initiative
7/15/2014 Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital ranks No. 4 in S.C. on U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals list
7/6/2014 Historical tablet found under tarp in Charleston parking garage
7/2/2014 Professional of the Month: Herbie West, CBET
6/23/2014 CDC: Inactive People with Disabilities More Likely to Develop Cancer, Other Chronic Diseases
6/23/2014 HIV Infections in Charleston Area Continue to Climb
6/23/2014 Some S.C. Patients in 'Obamacare' Coverage Gap Qualify for Free Primary Care
6/23/2014 Hospitals Test Different Approaches to Improve Access in Rural Areas of South Carolina
6/18/2014 Local Doctors Explore New Frontier with Google Glass
6/18/2014 Teens Learn Medical Skills at Roper St. Francis Camps
6/11/2014 Roper St. Francis Physician Named Man of the Year
6/9/2014 HRMC Cancer Care Could Impact up to 60,000 People in S.C.
6/9/2014 Clark Academy Senior Graduates from Hospital Bed
6/5/2014 100 Great Community Hospitals
6/4/2014 Roper Hospital’s Palliative Care Program Earns Recertification
6/3/2014 Report: Hospitals Charge Medicare Vastly Different Amounts for Same Procedures
5/29/2014 Axial Exchange and Becker’s Hospital Review Announce Results of First Ever National Patient Engagement Ranking
5/28/2014 HRMC to Bring Cancer Specialist, Chemotherapy and More to Hampton County
5/22/2014 Roper Announces Medical Offices Project
5/22/2014 Expert: MERS Cases in U.S. Likely to Rise, S.C. Prepared
5/19/2014 Roper St. Francis’ Three Hospitals Rank Nationally for Patient Engagement
5/13/2014 Hospitals Take Different Paths to Meet Nursing Plan
5/7/2014 Roper St. Francis Unveils Plans for New Berkeley County Project
5/7/2014 Roper Announces New Facility at Carnes Crossroads
4/29/2014 Roper St. Francis Announces New Vice President of Human Resources
4/25/2014 Truven Health Analytics Reveals Top Health Systems
4/24/2014 Savor a Meal, Save a Life and Help Fight AIDS
4/23/2014 Safe Surgery 2015 Intends to Save Lives in S.C. Operating Rooms
4/21/2014 New Roper Research Institute Helps Lure Israeli Biotech Firm
4/21/2014 Truven's 15 Top systems: Consistency boosts quality
4/8/2014 Sit-to-Stand and Treadmill Desks Gain Foothold in Charleston
4/5/2014 Hunt for Snake Near Starting Line of Bridge Run
4/3/2014 Letter to the Editor: Reduce Obesity
3/24/2014 Success Varies Across S.C. in Enrolling Uninsured Patients in Medicaid Expansion Alternative
3/20/2014 Health Care Experts Make Case for Medicaid Expansion at Roper Hospital
3/20/2014 Deadline Approaches for Affordable Care Act Sign-Up,
3/7/2014 Roper St. Francis Named Top Hospital for Patient Care and Outcomes
3/5/2014 Statement From Roper St. Francis on Patient Privacy
3/3/2014 Robotic Suit Helps Some Walk Again, First in South Carolina
3/3/2014 Birth Outcomes Initiative, S.C. Medicaid focus on Reducing C-Sections
2/26/2014 Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital Achieves Pathway to Excellence® Designation
2/26/2014 Roper Hospital Announces First Exoskeleton Technology in S.C.
2/21/2014 Local Doctor Helps Haitian Woman Walk Again
2/21/2014 Antidepressant Holds Promise in Treating Alzheimer's Agitation
2/21/2014 2014 Charleston Heart Ball Art & Wine Auction Set for Saturday
2/21/2014 West Ashley Senior Center Likely Will Open in 2016
2/12/2014 Obamacare Medicaid Expansion Debate in South Carolina Not a 'Dead Issue'
2/10/2014 How Healthy is Your Heart?
2/6/2014 CVS Caremark Plans to Stop Selling Tobacco Products
2/5/2014 Roper Hospital Recognized
2/5/2014 Roper Recognized
2/5/2014 Miler, Heritage Win Business of Year
2/4/2014 March of Dimes to Host March for Babies Kick Off
1/31/2014 Roper Hospital Included in Top 5 Percent for Clinical Care
1/28/2014 Roper St. Francis Patient-Care Facility Closings and Info
1/27/2014 Former Gamecocks Coach Holtz Built the Foundation for Success
1/24/2014 Local Experts React to FDA Announcement about Food Label Overhaul
1/22/2014 2 Your Health: Palm Scanning Technology at Roper St. Francis
1/22/2014 Sun City Residents Attend Wellness Day Expo
1/21/2014 Medicare Posts Hospitals' 'Clean and Dirty Laundry' on Hospital Compare Website
1/17/2014 Local Heart Attack Survivor Among 7 National Spokeswomen for Go Red for Women Campaign
1/17/2014 Berkeley County School Officials React After TB is Confirmed at Stratford High
1/14/2014 Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs
1/7/2014 Charleston Doctor Aids in National Study Showing Vitamin E May Ease Alzheimer's
1/6/2014 3 More Flu Deaths Reported in South Carolina
1/6/2014 Roper St. Francis Foundation Receives Donation from Mt. Pleasant Manor
1/3/2014 Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 Hospitals With Great Orthopedic Programs-Staff
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