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Study: SC young people rank second nationally in obesity


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By Lauren Sausser, Post & Courier

The report issued by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that 21.5 percent of young people in South Carolina between ages 10 and 17 are considered obese, according to 2011 data.

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Winners Announced for MUSC-RiverDogs’ Inaugural Healthy Challenge


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River Dogs LogoGreg Shore Drops 22 Pounds to Take Home Top Prize

CHARLESTON, SC – Fans of the Charleston RiverDogs simply do not like to lose. However, in this case, the biggest losers were the biggest winners.
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RiverDogs, MUSC Partner with ‘Lighten Up Charleston’ for Bigger Loser Competition


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CHARLESTON, SC – The Charleston RiverDogs’ “Healthy Challenge” will soon be underway. [Read more…]

Roper St. Francis Loses 2,000 pounds in Weight Wipeout Challenge


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Lighten Up Charleston Partner, Roper St. Francis Hospital, wrapped up their Weight Wipeout Challenge and lost 2,000 pounds [Read more…]

Riley launches weight-loss program


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Charleston Regional Business Journal Staff Report
Published March 27, 2012

A new initiative launched by Mayor Joseph Riley aims to help the Charleston community become more active and lose 100,000 pounds.

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