Tag: health

Sep 03 2018

Get Healthy

By Norma Jean Page for The Island Eye News The City of Isle of Palms, East Cooper Medical Center and HealthLinks Magazine have teamed up to provide wellness resources to island residents, City’s employees and residents living in East Cooper area. This year’s Isle of Palms Community Wellness Fair will be held on Friday, Sept. …

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Aug 21 2018

Back To School

By Cher Murphy for The Island Eye News Back to school means back to lunch preparation for parents around the country. It’s a challenge that many parents take on, but often struggle to keep healthy. While it’s easy to toss in convenient snacks, it’s not going to do much in the way of keeping their …

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Jul 23 2018

Op-Ed: Threatened Habitat Demands Attention

By Rick Reed for The Island Eye News At the last Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting, Eve Gentieu asked the Town to allow DHEC to place signage alerting beach goers to a Wilson Plover mom and her 2 remaining chicks (1 disappeared). This will not restrict anyone or dog from anything. It will be merely …

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Jan 26 2018

Op-Ed: Building A Village, Part I

By Rick Reed for The Island Eye News With the small town feel, laid back lifestyles and many activities and needs within walking or biking distance; Sullivan’s Island has the opportunity to be what used to be connected neighborhoods and intergenerational community. Urban planning, sprawl, unfettered growth, isolation of age groups into silos (ghettos even) …

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Nov 11 2017

DHEC Holds Public Hearing Over Jurisdictional Lines

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Sr. Staff Writer Blair Williams, Manager of Wetland Permitting with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control division of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management opened the public hearing on SC’s new shoreline development regulations in the usual manner. He called for a four-minute time limit on …

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Oct 16 2017

South Carolina Department Of Health And Environmental Control Proposes Beachfront Jurisdictional Lines

The Island Eye News Staff Report The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has released new proposed beachfront jurisdictional lines for public comment through Nov. 6. DHEC’s Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management is required by law to establish and periodically review the position of two lines of beachfront jurisdiction once every …

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Aug 16 2017

Susan Hill Smith Runs For Isle Of Palms Council

By Susan Hill Smith for Island Eye News After living on Isle of Palms for nearly 23 years, Susan Hill Smith has filed for election to City Council committed to promote quality of life for residents and families. “By design, this island provides us with an idyllic place to live and raise children at the …

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Apr 19 2017

Sullivan’s Island Resident Making A Tangible Impact

By Brent Petri for The Island Eye News Since its conception four years ago, the Lowcountry based nonprofit organization, Walk Nicaragua, has provided much needed assistance to a country that lacks the resources to help itself. Walk Nicaragua is a cooperative effort between Dr. H. Del Schutte of the Charleston Institute of Advanced Orthopedics, and …

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Mar 07 2017

Quit Counting Sheep

By Meredith Nelson for The Island Eye News A Google search for “sleep” makes it clear . . . the top trending searches include “sleep for better performance,” “sleep, obesity, and exercise,” “sleep protects the brain,” and other such phrases connecting sleep to improved health and wellness. Ask anyone who has been lucky enough to …

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Feb 18 2017

Garden For Your Health

By Wendy Kelly for Island Eye News My sister is a hippotherapist (for those of you who just envisioned a teary-eyed hippo on Freud’s couch discussing its personal issues, you should know that the word ‘hippo’ is derived from the Greek word for ‘horse.’) She uses horses as the primary tool in her occupational therapy …

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