Category: Health

Minority Health

There is no doubt that the United States has become a melting pot of people with different cultures and backgrounds. Bringing together new ideas and new traditions speaks to the growing diversity in...

Get Moving with Group Fitness

All people should engage in regular physical activity to improve overall health and prevent negative health outcomes. The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommends adults reach at least...

Hypertension

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a chronic condition that affects roughly 116 million Americans, or 47.3% of our country’s population. When our blood flows through our...

Physical Activity During Pregnancy

For most expecting moms, mild to moderate exercise has many health benefits. It is important to consult with your doctor before beginning any exercise routine while pregnant, as each pregnancy has...

What Happens in the Body During Stress?

What is Stress? Stress is very common and is how your body responds to different pressures, tensions, or uncontrollable events. However, not all stress is the same. There is negative stress...

Walking Off the Munchies

Almost every South Carolina town or community has an annual fair, festival, or carnival. These events feature many high-calorie treats like funnel cakes, cotton candy, caramel apples, and corn dogs....

National Women’s Health Week

Mother’s Day is the kickoff to National Women’s Health Week each year. The initiative encourages women and girls to make their health a priority. The CDC has found that women make up two...

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