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Connor Shaw has faith in Spurrier to turn things around


During an exclusive wide ranging interview with The Greenville News, Shaw shed light on his relationship ...
to watch the number one ranked USC women’s basketball team play Alabama. While in town he planned to check in with former Gamecocks teammates ...

Samford looks to continue winning ways against Furman Saturday


BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Samford University basketball team will ...
Earlier this season, the teams squared off at Timmons Arena in Greenville, South Carolina, and the Paladins tallied a 74-64 home victory over Samford. Furman's win snapped a two-game ...

Charles Townes, Nobel Prize winning native of SC, dies at 99


Townes, Greenville native, Nobel laureate ...
“Dr. King said to Charlie, ‘Oh, I know your aunt in Alabama. She was so helpful to me in the early days.’” Townes’ Nobel Prize is on display at the S.C. State Museum in Columbia.

Alabama murder suspect sent to prison


Police then discovered she was wanted in connection to the shooting death of a Greenville man in 2012 after an Alabama tag was found in her car. Wood was charged with endangering others while eluding police, assault with a dangerous weapon, a pattern of ...

70 Percent of Alabama Voters Still Against Same-Sex Marriage - Greenville, NC | News | Weather | Sports - WNCT.com


Photos from the 2015 Senior Bowl and the activities surrounding the game. Photos from the 2015 Senior Bowl and the activities surrounding the game. All this week on air, we are bringing you stories about U.S.S. Alabama Battleship Memorial Park. All this ...

More Than 200 Dogs And Cats Flown To New Homes In Florida


More than 200 dogs and cats were flown from Greenville Airport in Alabama to various locations in Florida Saturday in an effort to find new homes for the animals. Called the "Pilots N Paws Sunshine Flyway", the effort was coordinated by pilots Devon and ...

Raymond Floyd Atkins


Faith in God was central to Floyd as he began his walk with Him at an early age at Barbara Locklin Baptist Church in his hometown of Perdue Hill, Alabama and also as an active member of Southside Baptist Church in Greenville, Alabama for the past 35 years.

Willie Earl Maye


Born December 10,1948 in Greenville, Alabama, the son of Minnie Lee (Thornton) Maye and the late Willie J. Maye. Willie Earl worked as a black topper for various local companies and enjoyed socializing with his family and friends. Surviving other than his ...

Chicken Salad Chick adds new Greenville restaurant


If you like Chicken Salad Chick, then good news is coming to Greenville. The Alabama-born company announced the development of another franchise in Greenville. The restaurant is expected to open on Pelham Road this spring. The new restaurant comes in ...

National Land Realty and Alabama-Based Black Belt Land & Realty LLC Merge


GREENVILLE, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National Land Realty ...
partner of National Land Realty. “We will now operate in Alabama in partnership with the Black Belt team. It makes good strategic sense because National Land Realty benefits from Black Belt ...




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In GREENVILLE: Understanding Links Between Smoking & Weight

Maybe you quit smoking to do something good for your health, and now you’ve noticed the pounds adding up on the scale. Or maybe one of the reasons you’re not quite ready to quit is that you’re afraid of gaining weight.

Here are some of the reasons why some people gain weight when they quit:

  • Smoking lowers your appetite.
    Smoking cigarettes makes you feel less hungry. So, when you quit smoking, you might feel hungrier and then eat more than you used to eat.  
  • Smoking increases your metabolism.
    Smoking cigarettes increases your metabolism, so you burn more calories. So when you stop smoking, you may burn fewer calories which can lead to weight gain. 
  • Eating can be a substitute for smoking.
    Smoking gave you something to do with your hands and something to put in your mouth. For a lot of people, food replaces cigarettes. And the more you reach for food, the more likely it is that you will gain weight.
  • Eating may soothe the feelings that smoking used to soothe.
    Maybe smoking was your go-to when you were feeling bad. When you stop smoking, you may find that you turn to eating to feel better or to deal with stress—but this can backfire and result in weight gain.

The good news is that you can take charge of your weight even while quitting smoking. Check out Forever Free for more info about smoking and weight.

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Avoiding cyberbullyng in GREENVILLE

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites.

Examples of cyberbullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles.

Why Cyberbullying is Different

Kids who are being cyberbullied are often bullied in person as well. Additionally, kids who are cyberbullied have a harder time getting away from the behavior.

  • Cyberbullying can happen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and reach a kid even when he or she is alone. It can happen any time of the day or night.
  • Cyberbullying messages and images can be posted anonymously and distributed quickly to a very wide audience. It can be difficult and sometimes impossible to trace the source.
  • Deleting inappropriate or harassing messages, texts, and pictures is extremely difficult after they have been posted or sent.

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Effects of Cyberbullying

Cell phones and computers themselves are not to blame for cyberbullying. Social media sites can be used for positive activities, like connecting kids with friends and family, helping students with school, and for entertainment. But these tools can also be used to hurt other people. Whether done in person or through technology, the effects of bullying are similar.

Kids who are cyberbullied are more likely to:

  • Use alcohol and drugs
  • Skip school
  • Experience in-person bullying
  • Be unwilling to attend school
  • Receive poor grades
  • Have lower self-esteem
  • Have more health problems

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Frequency of Cyberbullying

The 2010-2011 School Crime Supplement (National Center for Education Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics) indicates that 9% of students in grades 6–12 experienced cyberbullying.

The 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey finds that 15% of high school students (grades 9-12) were electronically bullied in the past year.

Research on cyberbullying is growing. However, because kids’ technology use changes rapidly, it is difficult to design surveys that accurately capture trends.

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Avoid using heart rate monitors or take fetal pictures of "remembrance"

Ultrasonography is the most widely used medical method for imaging the fetus during pregnancy.

Fetal fetal ultrasonography provides images in real time.The fetal heart rate monitors Doppler ultrasonic devices are handheld devices that allow one to hear the heartbeat of the fetus. Both are prescription devices designed for use by trained health professionals. They are not intended for sale or use nonprescription medications, and FDA censorship categorically use to take videos and pictures of fetal keepsake.

"Although there is no evidence that there is any damage as a result of the ultrasound images and heart rate monitors, it is important that prudent use of these devices by providers trained health becomes" warns Dr . Shahram Vaezy, PhD, a biomedical engineer at the FDA."Ultrasound can gently heating the tissue and in some cases also create tiny bubbles (cavitation) in some of them."

The long-term effects of heating and cavitation of tissue are unknown. Therefore, ultrasonography should be performed only when there is a medical need, backed by a recipe and trained technicians.

The fetal keepsake videos are controversial, because exposing the fetus to ultrasound brings no medical benefit.The FDA knows of several companies that sell ultrasound imaging in the United States to fetal keepsake videos.In some cases, be that the ultrasound machine used for up to an hour to record a video of the fetus.

Although the FDA recognizes that fetal images can help strengthen the bonds between parents and the unborn baby, such opportunities are provided routinely during prenatal care. In creating fetal keepsake videos, there is no control over how long it will last one sonographic sign, how many sessions will be held or ultrasound systems work well. Instead, explains Dr. Veazy, "the proper use of ultrasound equipment covered by a prescription, ensures that pregnant women receive professional care that contributes to your health and your baby".

Heart Rate Monitors Doppler ultrasound:

Similar concerns surrounding the sale and use of heart rate monitors Doppler ultrasound. These devices, which are used to hear the heartbeat of the fetus, are lawfully marketed as "medical devices prescription", and can only be used by a health professional or under the supervision of one.

"When the product is purchased without a prescription and used without consulting a health care professional who is attending to the pregnant woman, there is no oversight on how the device is used. In addition, it is expected that exposure has little or no medical benefit, "says Dr. Vaezy. "Furthermore, the number of sessions, or duration, for the images of a fetus lack of controls, and that increases the possibility that the fetus and, ultimately, the mother damaged".

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