Health & Wellness

Claflin University’s Nursing Program Earns National Accreditation

Claflin University announces that its RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program has received accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Board of Commissioners retroactive from October 1, 2018 until June 30, 2024. CCNE Accreditation ensures that the nursing program consistently demonstrates quality in mission and governance, institutional commitment and resources, and…

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Beat the Heat: Drink Water

By Glenn Ellis (TriceEdneyWire.com) – There’s a lot to do when the weather is right in the summertime. Unfortunately, too much fun in the sun can be dangerous. Excessive heat exposure can cause dehydration, which in turn can cause dangerous conditions like heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. A lot of people don’t realize…

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Dietary supplements linked with severe health events in children, young adults

Consumption of dietary supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building, and energy was associated with increased risk for severe medical events in children and young adults compared to consumption of vitamins, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study found that, compared with vitamins, these types of supplements were…

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S.C. Farmers and Roadside Market App Makes Healthy Eating Easier

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) wants to remind residents of the S.C. Farmers and Roadside Market App to find and buy fresh produce locally.  The web-based app shows the location, hours of operation and accepted payment types – including WIC, SNAP and senior voucher programs – for hundreds of farmers markets and roadside produce stands…

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ArtStrings Premieres with First Event Benefiting Local Non-Profit, My Three Sicklers

Saturday, September 15th, 2019 at 5:30PM, ArtStrings will debut its first event benefitting the non-profit, My Three Sicklers, dedicated to bringing awareness to sickle cell disease and the effects on individuals and families. In addition, the non-profit offers support to help with expenses for treatments and funding for research with the hope of finding a…

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