Health & Wellness
by Coach Howie Thompson Before I get a plethora of emails or Face book comments, this is not my opinion alone. In 2002 I took part in a 2 day meeting held in Kansas City, Missouri and the topic of discussion was, How do Men and Women view competition? There were no professional athletes in [...]
by Maralana Fulton It’s that time again! Time to get out, get active and slim down to look great in that summer attire. But where do you start and what kind of fit activities can you get into here in the Grand Strand?
Many people believe that Genetically Modified Foods (GMOs) are bad for us and have eliminated them from their diets. Research studies have shown that Monsanto’s genetically-modified foods can lead to serious health conditions such as the development of cancer tumors, infertility and birth defects. In the United States, the FDA, the agency tasked with ensuring [...]
Half of all Americans know someone who has Alzheimer’s disease. In South Carolina, more than 80,000 people over the age of 65 have Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is expected to increase to 100,000 by the year 2025 (source: Alzheimer’s Association). On Friday, May 31, 2013, at Horry Georgetown Technical College, Grand Strand Campus Conference [...]
This Mother’s Day you and your loved ones will probably celebrate by enjoying a nice Sunday brunch together. Would it surprise you to know that some moms have never been to a Sunday brunch? Right here in Horry County? In our society, there are women who have been abandoned and abused by the men they [...]
The local chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) just locked up many community leaders in jail and now is hosting its first-ever MDA Muscle Walk on Saturday, June 15th at Joe’s Crab Shack in Barefoot Landing. The walk is a community-focused charity walk and vendor fair, where local businesses, civic leaders and families come [...]
Tami Sherrill from the Personal Paw has some simple tips to keep your dog safe in the heat.
The City of Myrtle Beach is celebrating its 75th Anniversary this year, and they need a birthday card! Young artists are invited to design a card wishing Myrtle Beach a “Happy Birthday.” The contest is open to children in two age categories: first through third grade, and fourth through sixth grade. First, second and third [...]
Hurricane season for the Atlantic Coast begins June 1st and ends November 30th. What does that mean for you? Maybe nothing this year but odds are we are due to be hit and YOU NEED to be prepared. First you need to know your zone. According to the Horry County Emergency Management Department, Know Your [...]
The Dragon Boat Festival is more that a great day out, it is organized to help raise funds for Ground Zero, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, committed to transforming teenager’s lives through high-quality events, relevant school assembly speakers, student-led campus clubs, and a cutting-edge venue that provides unparalleled entertainment in a safe environment. Come out on [...]