Can Climate Change Affect My Health?

Categories: Blog, Common Concerns
When you live in a coastal city prone to flooding, the ways in which climate can affect your health becomes pretty clear, pretty fast. But aside from the bodily and economic dangers that extreme weather can cause, there are many other ways the changing environment can affect our health. According to the CDC, “…public health …

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4 Common Myths About Poverty

Categories: Blog, Common Concerns
An estimated 45 million Americans live below the federal poverty limit – approximately 14.5% of the population, yet many myths about poverty exist. Among this population, it is projected that 23 million Americans will be without health insurance in 2017: due to financial hardship, lack of medicaid eligibility, or because their place of employment does …

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Is Napping Good for Your Health?

Categories: Blog, Common Concerns
The power of a nap on a fussy toddler is not to be underestimated. But should adults indulge in a mid-day siesta, too? And who has the time? The benefits of getting enough sleep are often overlooked and rarely prescribed, even though sleep is vital to your body’s ability to function and boost your immunity. …

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Who Can Help Me in Charleston, SC?

Categories: Blog, Charleston Gives, Common Concerns, Home Feature
If you live in or around Charleston, SC, and you are struggling with financial hardship, health issues or personal crisis, there are many resources in place to help you get back on your feet again. From local shelters, to assistance with paying utility bills or home repairs, to seeking advice for domestic abuse or suicide …

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