Topics: South Carolina

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Rural Libraries Help Communities Access Health Information

Marilynn Lance-Robb by Carvers Bay Branch Library sign


Libraries in South Carolina, Vermont, and Washington work to improve their communities’ health by providing monthly programs and teaching patrons and staff how to access reliable health information online.

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March 11, 2020

CDFIs ‘Make Dreams Come True’ by Creating Opportunity in Rural Spaces

photo of a hand placing money by a small plant


Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) can offer flexible financing options, but many operate at full capacity and there is a general lack of awareness of these institutions in rural spaces. Foundation and CDFI leaders share their perspectives about the difference CDFIs can make on rural health outcomes.

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December 4, 2019

Over Tea, South Carolina Girls Learn about Healthy Decisions

Tea Time with Teens participants enjoying tea


Tea Time with Teens is a South Carolina program that taps into the area’s traditions to lower the teen pregnancy rate. While bonding over tea with the women of the community, girls learn how to make healthy decisions and become more confident, capable leaders.

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January 25, 2017

An Interview with Jan Probst

Jan Probst


The director of the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center discusses health inequities, rural obesity and what gives her work passion.

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August 17, 2011

School-based Programs Help Children Shape Up

Gadsden Elementary School Garden


Schools are working nutrition education and increased physical activity into their curriculums to combat the growing epidemic of childhood obesity.

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February 22, 2011