To the Contrary

To the Contrary

Orange juice has real health benefits

On behalf of the Florida Department of Citrus, I am writing in response to James Werrell’s recent column entitled, “Searching for breakfast of champions,” in which he advocates for orange juice consumption despite criticisms surrounding the beverage’s sugar content.

To the Contrary

SC’s sex education is outdated

As a public health advocate, the inconsistency in South Carolina’s school policies regarding sex education greatly concerns me. Multiple studies suggest that a lack of appropriate sex education and constrained access to sexual health services are key contributing factors of unintended pregnancy and STDs, including HIV/AIDS. South Carolina is among the top 10 states in the U.S. for the highest rates of gonorrhea and chlamydia, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2014 Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance.

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Rock Hill man, family celebrate 100 years of hard work, love

Earl W. Foster, Sr. turned 100 years old this past Friday, reaching a milestone he always knew he would make. Foster built and ran Foster's Dry Cleaners in Rock Hill.
Amanda Harris aharris@heraldonline.com
Rock Hill man, family celebrate 100 years of hard work, love 1:57

Rock Hill man, family celebrate 100 years of hard work, love

Former Winthrop student celebrates new chance at life 1:36

Former Winthrop student celebrates new chance at life

Dads make Daddy-Daughter Dance magical for little girls in Rock Hill 1:51

Dads make Daddy-Daughter Dance magical for little girls in Rock Hill

Rock Hill eatery offers burgers, beer in 'rustic' atmosphere 1:33

Rock Hill eatery offers burgers, beer in 'rustic' atmosphere