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Quiet sisterhood
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Summerville couple joins club of grieving parents who have lost babies before birth

Saturday, September 27, 2014

It was evening by time they trudged to Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital's labor and delivery unit, a place where most women leave cradling tiny newborns against their chests alongside men with


Q&A with local foods expert
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Nikki Seibert of Lowcounry Local First offers tips on how to increase your intake of local foods

By Erica Rodefer Winters  – Thursday, September 25, 2014

It's hard to deny the benefits of buying and eating locally-grown food. It's often fresher and more nutritious, plus it supports the local economy, and has a smaller carbon footprint than products ...


How does screen time affects kids' vision?
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Local doctors monitoring how screen time impacts eye health

By Holly Fisher  – Thursday, September 25, 2014

Children play games on parents' iPhones, read on Kindles and Nooks, use iPads at school, and play video games on the television. Today's kids are connected to digital devices in a way no other ...


Local girl pens children's book about divorce
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"A Perfect Kind of Different"

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Divorce is painful for any couple, as spouses go through the complicated process of dividing up their lives. But the toll can be especially hard on kids, who often feel caught in the middle as their


Local families dish out meal-planning tips
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Advance planning is key for busy lifestyles

By Lauren Johnson  – Thursday, September 25, 2014

"What's for dinner?" It's the question that echoes through most household kitchens come evening. And for the resident cook, it can loom after a long day. But rather than let dinner duties nag, get ...


Fitness framework
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Never heard of FitnessGram? It's only the "gold standard" of fitness testing for kids

Monday, September 8, 2014

FitnessGram sounds like a new app for your phone or tablet or some play on Instagram.


Learning Curve: Advice for moms-to-be
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Local doctor offers health tips for expectant moms

By Theresa Stratford  – Friday, September 5, 2014

The learning curve for new moms can be slightly - OK, enormously - overwhelming. Moms-to-be often find themselves searching the Internet for simple answers on everything from what to eat to how to ...


Gearing up for baby
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A shopping guide for moms-to-be and new parents

By Lauren johnson  – Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Before my husband and I geared up for kids of our own, I'd seen the phrase "All You Need is Love" plastered across onesies, crib sets, nursery décor, and more. Luvs even aired a commercial set to the ...


Fit Family Challenge survey

Monday, August 11, 2014

Good news for our Fit Family Challenge participants: There's still ONE more chance to win a prize!


Cork's fashion appeal
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The lightweight, natural material is popping up all over the accessories market

By Leanne Italie Associated Press  – Friday, August 1, 2014

Cork: It's not just for wine and bulletin boards.


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