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SC’s sex education is outdated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.

Videos

Video: relive Winthrop's 76-73 basketball win over Asheville

Relive Winthrop's fired up atmosphere Thursday night that helped the Eagles to a Big South victory against Asheville. Highlights, interviews, and comments from the game.
Video: relive Winthrop's 76-73 basketball win over Asheville 2:36

Video: relive Winthrop's 76-73 basketball win over Asheville

Neighbors talk about shooting that leaves 2 dead on Blake Street in Rock Hill 1:37

Neighbors talk about shooting that leaves 2 dead on Blake Street in Rock Hill

Two dead, one wounded in Rock Hill shooting 0:26

Two dead, one wounded in Rock Hill shooting

VIDEO: Winthrop basketball's Pat Kelsey needs Rock Hill to support the Eagles Thursday night 1:36

VIDEO: Winthrop basketball's Pat Kelsey needs Rock Hill to support the Eagles Thursday night