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Snoring: An "Ill Wind" Anywhere

July 18, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Sleeping older man

Snoring can ruin the sleep of millions of South Carolinians, and it doesn’t do the snorer any good, either. Sleep expert Dr. Robert Puchalski says vibrations in the throat cause snoring, and by the passing of air through a tight space in the upper airway, in the way that...

Hub City: Voice of the South

July 18, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Raven Furber
Hub City Voices

Spartanburg is becoming a cultural hub for South Carolina. Starting in 1995, the Hub City Writers Project started as a group of published writers who wanted to celebrate their city. Now, the Writers Project has expanded to include a fully-functioning press as well as a...

Rare Film of First African-American Pro-Golfer Sheds Light on Pre-Civil Rights Era

July 18, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Laura Hunsberger
hoto from the University of South Carolina's Motion Image Research Collection.

At the University of South Carolina, the Moving Image Research Collection has established a reputation as one of the top film archives in the country. Curator Greg Wilsbacher says Newsfilm Collections at USC has received some notable donations over the years— including...

SBA Busy on SC Coast

July 18, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
William Furman

While the main district office for the US Small Business Administration in South Carolina is located in our capital city, there is also a branch office in North Charleston, which from our research, appears to be pretty busy serving the coastal areas of our state. Mike...

Harriet Tubman Reenactor

July 17, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow
Harriet Tubman Reenactor

Harriet Tubman was an American abolitionist and political activist. Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made some thirteen missions to rescue approximately seventy enslaved people, family and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses...

The Chronicles of Adam

July 17, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
The Chronicles of Adam

The Chronicles of Adam is a first person Historical Interpretation of a slave by the name of Adam. Although based on a real person, this story is comprised of various accounts, historical facts, and life lessons for viewers of any age to enjoy. This is performed by...

Safe Exercise during Pregnancy

July 17, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Scott Sullivan about the benefits and also precautions of exercise during pregnancy. Dr. Sullivan is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at MUSC.

Labor Shortages and Good Times

July 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Joey Von Nessen

Our national and state economies continue to report positive numbers while the labor market continues to tighten. Could that shortage of workers derail the good times? Mike Switzer interviews Joey Von Nessen, with the Division of Research at the Moore School of Business at...

Save ALL Summer with TeacherLine!

July 16, 2018 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
image of piggy bank with sunglasses at the beach

ETV is now able to extend a 20% PBS TeacherLine course discount to educators ALL summer long! The discount, formerly slated to end in June, is now valid in July. Educators can use the discount to save 20% off any full-priced facilitated course, making this summer truly the...

S.C. Aiding Global Health Via Telemedicine to Underserved Ugandan Clinic

July 16, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Julia Shillinglaw
Residents in Masindi, Uganda.

Most of us who live in the United States have the ability to access some type of medical service. Hopefully, we wouldn’t be faced with the task of walking over 120 miles to receive care. For some people though, that is the only option. In Masindi, Uganda, if you don’t have...

Time Flies | Endowment Intern Jenna

July 16, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Jenna Schiferl
Interns Shannon Simmons, Rebecca Dymock, and Jenna Schiferl

As with each week I’ve spent at ETV, this one flew by. On Tuesday, I stood before a group of my peers, supervisors, and Endowment staff on Tuesday and presented an overview of what I've been working on for the past few weeks at the intern luncheon. I decided to create a...

Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

July 16, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sarah Book about treatment for people who have developed an opioid use disorder. Dr. Book is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Medical Director of the Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs in the Division of Addiction...

Electronic Medical Records Critical for Telehealth

July 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by John Lewis
Michael Haschker leads discussion at the sixth annual Telehealth Summit of South Carolina in Columbia.

As technology changes the way patients and health care providers see each other, it’s also changing how our doctors document our health records. More practices in South Carolina are using telehealth equipment, allowing clinicians to connect to patients through video. The...

Still Time to Register! Earn & Learn with ETV Teacher Recertification

July 15, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Laptop on beach overlooking ocean

It may be hot, but ETV provides a cool way for SC teachers to earn renewal credit! Learn and earn online from anywhere 24/7 … even at the beach or around the pool … with ETV Teacher Recertification online courses! Approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits each; take one or...

Friday the 13th: Object of Fear for Some, Fun for Others

July 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
If a black cat crosses your path on Friday the 13th - or any other day - don't worry, says USC sociology professor Barry Markovsky. There is no truth to any superstitions about Friday the 13th, black cats or any other traditional "bad luck" myths.

Of the various superstitions people are subject to, one only manifests itself up to three times a year: Friday the 13th. University of South Carolina sociologist Barry Markovsky says beliefs in things like Friday the 13th - the fear of the day even has a fancy title:...

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