Adding to Successful Efforts to Reduce Diabetes in the LowcountryJan 7, 2021
Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in South Carolina, a top 10 state for the disease with more than half a million adult sufferers. Diabetes increases the risk of stroke, heart disease, kidney failure, blindness, nerve damage, and even death. And it is largely preventable.
Mental Health in a COVID WorldJan 4, 2021
The most wonderful time of the year? Not for everyone and certainly not for a lot of people this past year’s holiday season. Even in ordinary years, the Christmas-New Year holiday season adds stressors to the lives of American adults, one in four of whom struggle with a diagnosable mental health disorder, according to the…
Now More Than Ever, You Need a Flu VaccineDec 15, 2020
This year, with the coronavirus racing across our continent, it is doubly important to get your flu shot as soon as possible. It is painless and inexpensive; in fact, many employers and other organizations provide them for free.
High Anxiety Among Young AdultsNov 18, 2020
Lauren Rhoads is a high-performing business student at the College of Charleston, the kind who color-codes her to-do list and does the lion’s share of the work in group assignments. This senior business major was cruising through her college career with internships lined up and jobs awaiting until Covid hit.
Is Grad School Your New Year’s Resolution?Dec 19, 2019
New Year’s is a time when we resolve to do things put off. Is this the time to get that advanced degree you’ve been thinking about?
How to Prepare for a New SemesterMay 22, 2019
For many, graduate school is an intense experience, very different from their undergraduate years. Whereas college is for many a four-year social experiment punctuated by academics, graduate school tends to focus almost entirely on the work.
10 Realistic Tips to Planning for a Successful SemesterJan 2, 2019
The start of another semester is upon us. If you’ve been struggling with the school (-work) – life balance, perhaps it’s time for a new plan. The key to a new plan is … planning. So get ready to do a little advance legwork to get your semester on the right foot.