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Dealing with COVID-Related "Cabin Fever"

May 14, 2020 - Posted in News by Tut Underwood
Cabin fever caused by sheltering at home during the coronavirus outbreak can cause some serious mental health problems, say two Columbia psychiatrists.

Even though many stores and restaurants are gradually opening, many people are still working from home to avoid the spread of the coronavirus. Others are confined to their homes by self-quarantining, or by unemployment. Weeks or months of self-sequestering can lead to what'...

SC Public Radio reporter recognized with prestigious award

May 13, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio
Scott Morgan

COLUMBIA, S.C. – SC Public Radio (SCPR) Reporter Scott Morgan has received the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for his story on Doug O’Neal, a South Carolina man who wrongfully served 24 years in prison for murder. Titled “...

Teacher Appreciation … ETV celebrates SC heroes

May 12, 2020 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
Audience applauding

May is Teacher Appreciation Month and we are celebrating these unsung heroes all month long. Now more than ever, it is important that we recognize the hard work, dedication, and commitment of teachers across the state. Follow ETV’s virtual teacher celebration all month long...

Chances Increasing that a Subtropical Storm Will Develop Near Bahamas This Weekend

May 12, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Dr. Athena Masson
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WEDNESDAY MIDDAY UPDATE: There is now a “high” chance of subtropical development near or north of the Bahamas this weekend, according to the 8 am outlook from the National Hurricane Center. Forecasters place the probability that a depression or storm will form at 70 percent...

Stretching the Supply of N95 Masks

May 12, 2020 - Posted in News by Vince Kolb-Lugo
South Carolina Public Radio

With personal protective equipment in short supply, researchers are figuring out how to fill in the gaps and stretch supplies. One researcher at Clemson University is developing new methods to clean and sanitize medical masks that healthcare providers use. Dr. Mark Johson,...

Protecting Newborn Babies during the Coronavirus Pandemic

May 12, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Michelle Amaya

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Michelle Amaya about protecting newborn babies during the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Amaya is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Director of the Newborn Nursery at MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital.

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Don't Mask Shame Me, Bro!

May 12, 2020 - Posted in News by Sean Birch
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On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for May 12, 2020, we look at Gov. Henry McMaster’s decision to reopen more businesses in the state, hear about the lawsuit the ACLU has filed against the South Carolina Deptartment of Corrections, discuss why it could take longer...

Mask Makers Help Keep Health Care Workers Safe

May 12, 2020 - Posted in News by Tut Underwood
Individual seamstresses and small businesses are making face masks to help workers in hospitals, nursing homes and other facilities

Both small businesses and individuals have enlisted in an effort to help hospitals, doctors' offices and employees of other institutions to protect themselves from the coronavirus by making reusable cloth masks, gowns or other protective equipment. Columbia's Soda City...

Reel South: You Gave Me a Song (Full Episode)

May 11, 2020 - Posted in Culture
folk music pioneer Alice Gerrard

(Episode #508 - May 11, 2020) At 84, folk music pioneer Alice Gerrard performs, teaches, and inspires the next generation while safeguarding groundbreaking moments of her past. Hosted by Valerie June, REEL SOUTH is a cooperative documentary series between the South’s PBS-...

Mondays with Michelle Obama

May 11, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
Mondays with Michelle Obama

Penguin Young Readers, Random House Children’s Books, and PBS KIDS today announced a special collaboration with former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, in support of the recently announced “Read Together, Be Together” Penguin Random House literacy initiative...

S.C. General Assembly to Address State Budget Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

May 11, 2020 - Posted in News by Alfred Turner
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This year’s session of the SC General Assembly was interrupted by the coronavirus outbreak back in March before lawmakers were able to approve next year’s state operating budget. So, they plan to return to Columbia for a couple of days this week to pass a resolution to...

Chair Yoga #1 - When And Why To Use A Chair for Yoga

May 11, 2020 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
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Using a chair, people of varying abilities can practice yoga and improve their health.

Positive Strategies for Dealing with the Daily Ups and Downs of Parenting during the Pandemic

May 11, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Rachel Zweigoron

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Rachael Zweigoron about some positive strategies for dealing with the daily ups and downs of parenting during the pandemic. Dr. Zweigoran is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatrician at MUSC Children’s Health.

Share your voice in the Annual Survey of Educational Services

May 10, 2020 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
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It’s time for ETV’s Annual Survey of Educational Services ! Each year, ETV Education gathers feedback from thousands of South Carolina's teachers, staff, and administrators to learn best how to serve our educational community. Based on your input, ETV has created:...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — What Day Is It Even?

May 9, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) visited Pendleton, SC, on Friday, May 7, 2020, to tour the Milliken and Company textile plant

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for May 9, 2020, we preview what lawmakers will be doing when they return to the state house next week, discuss safeguarding state primaries in June, and travel to Pendleton, SC, as Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) visits a textile plant...

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