Health

Healing eating disorders in S.C.
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Only center focused on eating disorders in SC opens in Columbia

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

About seven years ago, Jon Carpenter of Columbia went to his family doctor for a check-up and found out he had high cholesterol and blood pressure and was a tad overweight. The 6-foot, 1-inch man


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School junk food will soon be harder to find, thanks to new federal rules

By MARY CLARE JALONICK and CONNIE CASS Associated Press  – Friday, June 28, 2013

WASHINGTON — Kids, your days of blowing off those healthier school lunches and filling up on cookies from the vending machine are numbered. The government is onto you.


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Q&A with Jen Leitch, Pure Barre owner and summertime aficionado

By Annabel Jones – Thursday, June 27, 2013

We caught up with Leitch to chat about how seaside living has affected her parenting. ...


Food allergy update — what you can do

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Food allergies are skyrocketing in North America and around the world. Rates in children and teens have gone up 50 percent in the past 15 years to 1 in 20 one new report says.


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Q&A: Melly Blankin, Personal trainer and Mom

By Kinsey Gidick – Monday, May 6, 2013

The role of working mom takes on many forms, but the one that Melly Blankin, independent trainer with East Shore Athletic Club, finds herself playing more often than not, is that of cheerleader. ...


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Make fitness fun for the family!

Monday, May 6, 2013

Moore recognized that his own unhealthy habits with food and exercise were being passed down to his son, a problem that is all too common in our state. ...


How to raise emotionally healthy children

By Judi Light Hopson, Emma Hopson, Ted Hagen MCT  – Sunday, March 10, 2013

Do you wonder how to instill mental and emotional well-being in your kids? If you can teach them to focus on mastering their own outlook on life, this gives them a better chance at feeling upbeat and


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JUST FOR YOU: FITNESS On the job yoga

Monday, January 7, 2013

Slip off your shoes, roll out your ankles and breathe! Taking a mini-yoga break during your workday will have a revitalizing effect on your body and mind.


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Pinpointing fertility: Over-the-counter ovulation predictor kits are inexpensive and accurate

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Sheila and Glen McLendon have been married less than two years, but they knew they wanted to have kids long before that.


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Workouts that work: Staying healthy and fit is important for mother and baby

Monday, October 1, 2012

Being seven months pregnant hasnít stopped Leigh Jourdain from doing Insanity workouts.


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