Dealing with Depression

de•pres•sion
a serious medical condition in which a person feels very sad, hopeless, and unimportant and often is unable to live in a normal way

Author:Linda S. Hopkins



Food & Wine

It’s November, which means it time to cook turkeys. A million magazines will tell you how to roast this silly bird. I’m going to give you the first step to add flavor to the turkey, which is to let it sit in brine. Brining your…
Author:Clayton Rollison



Food as Medicine

This month you will read several health-inspired articles in ??CH2??—from insights into erectile dysfunction, to allergies, to depression. As you learn about these timely issues, I also encourage you to go back in time. Way back. Like, 2300 years back. It was then that Hippocrates…
Author:Rebecca Edwards



Remember when these were on our covers?

Remember When these were on our covers?…. Guess What…They’re Back! Last year we commissioned Gary Palmer, an artist and illustration professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, to create a quirky Thanksgiving cover that reflected our Island. He came up with a multitude of…
Author:Special to CH2



The Reward in Dining Fine: Hugo’s Seafood & Steakhouse

Hugo Arrieta, Sr. knows a little something about creating a great restaurant guest experience, and his son Brandon Arrieta is building on that legacy at their restaurant Hugo’s. Emigrating from Argentina, Arrieta, Sr. spent eight years in New York working as a restaurant manager; joined…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Not Your Mama's Hysterectomy

It wasn’t so long ago when women undergoing a hysterectomy faced a long, painful recovery, weeks of recuperation and an ugly scar across their bellies. Today, advanced robotic technology has made it possible to perform the surgery through a single small incision in the navel,…
Author:Marie Mcaden



MakoPlasty: A New Option for Knee Pain

Tired of living with constant knee pain due to osteoarthritis? Then you may be a candidate for MAKOplasty®, a new minimally invasive procedure available at Hilton Head Hospital. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, more than 21 million people in the United States…
Author:Special to CH2



Line in the Sand: To Pledge or Not to Pledge?

Barry Kaufman Let me stem off the inevitable tide of angry letters by making one fact very clear: I love this country. I have a deep respect for everyone who’s come before me to make this country what it is. The men and women who have…
Author:Barry Kaufman & Courtney Hampson



C2 Fashion: Prepster, Adventurous, Classic

PREPSTER Printed Voile Popover Blouse – $64.50 (J Crew) Wool Bomber Jacket – $178 (J Crew) Blackwatch Pencil Skirt – $95 (J Crew) Gold Metallic Belt – $32.50 (J Crew) Rowan Black Wedge Booties – $178 (Copper Penny) Himalayan Wool Hat – $31 (Outside…
Author:Special to CH2



Annie Get Your Gun: Community Theatre Packs Powerhouse Performances

Annie Get Your Gun was first written with Ethel Merman in mind for the lead role. Her good friend and New York librettist and writer Dorothy Fields, along with Dorothy’s brother Herbert Fields, wrote a fictionalized story of the real-life love and adventures of sharpshooters…
Author:Kitty Bartell



The Cough:Its relation to allergies and ACID REFLUX

Cough is the number one complaint in doctor’s offices in the United States and presents a significant burden to the medical field along with significant discomfort and embarrassment to patients. Some causes of cough can be attributed to infections and others to chronic conditions such…
Author:Thomas C. Beller, MD



A Word from Our Mayors

A Note from Drew Laughlin THANKFUL TO LIVE ON HILTON HEAD ISLAND As Thanksgiving Day approaches, it is customary to reflect on what we are thankful for. As mayor, and as a longtime resident and businessman on Hilton Head Island, I would like to share with you…
Author:Drew Laughlin, Lisa Sulka



Shop Local -Shelter Cove Harbour

Whether you are a resident or a visitor from out of town, if you love Hilton Head Island, there is something you can do to help our community thrive, and that is to spend your money in locally-owned businesses such as those at Shelter Cove…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



Season for Taste...TASTE OF THE SEASON...THAT IS

As the holiday season approaches, do you find the weeks seem to fly by? Before you’ve had a moment to enjoy this magical time of year, in an instant, it becomes another memory. That is, unless you save the date and join the festivities of…
Author:Ann Marie Feldman



The Power of Wow! Win new customers and grow your business

If you want to survive and thrive as a business owner in a competitive economy, you better learn the power of wow, and how to “make wow happen” on a regular basis. What is “wow”? Something that makes your prospect or your customer say (maybe…
Author:Greg Bennett



O'Natural Mama

From the moment a woman sees a positive sign on a pregnancy test, she blooms with questions and emotions. I know. I’ve been there three times myself and assisted in seven births. Many times mamas-to-be recall images of women in excruciating pain or Carol Burnett’s…
Author:Becca Edwards



Throughly Modern Millie

Interview by Michael Bassett

Author:Margot Brown



Special Delivery! New Women’s Pavilion designed for comfort of moms and babies

Women throughout the area are buzzing about the new Women’s Pavilion at Coastal Carolina Hospital. The facility is a welcome change, providing women the freedom to birth as they wish—a peaceful place, designed for the comfort of mothers and babies. The center views Mom, Dad…
Author:Courtney Hillis



Snapshots from Thanksgiving (Does this look familiar?)

no REAL turkeys were harmed in this shoot

Author:Special to CH2



How Viagra Saved My Sex Life

It’s Saturday afternoon. Shades are drawn, candles flickering, the phone disconnected. As I slip between the sheets and align my body next to my husband’s, the warmth of his touch brings a quiver of familiar excitement. What follows is predictable and satisfying: the kind of…
Author:HANNAH HANGADIK



The Road to Wellness: One Step at a Time

The journey to a life of wellness begins with the smallest of steps—steps that rapidly accumulate, yielding extensive changes to one’s overall well-being of mind, body and spirit. At Volunteers in Medicine Hilton Head Island (VIM), a dedicated group of patients are forging their own…
Author:Special to CH2



Series of Fortunate Events

Mary Margaret Jones McGaughey cuts the ribbon at her new Copper Penny shop in Shelter Cove Towne Centre. Flanking Mayor Drew Laughlin (center) are Margaret Jones (left), Mary Margaret’s mother, and store manager Vanessa Hoffman (right). The local Copper Penny, located next…
Author:Special to CH2



Editor's Note

It’s the little things… It’s such a cliché to say, but it really is the smallest things in life that I am the most thankful for. I’ve always been a “glass is mostly full” kind of gal, but last month my sweet Lucy was having some…
Author:Maggie Washo



Holiday Gift Guide for Him

Watch In titanium and blue by Bertucci Cost $155 Palmettoes in Sea Pines Center Sunglasses OGI 8059 in Black/Silver Flash Mirrored Grey Lens $235 Spex at the Fresh Market Shoppes Golf Shirts Assorted colors by Southern Tide Striped $82, Solid $78 Knickers in Harbourtown Messenger Bag A Satchel for his things, by Cobalt Cost $365 Palmettoes…
Author:Special to CH2



Comedy and Improv on the Arts Center Stage with Upright Citizens Brigade

Selected from the country’s best improv comedians, the fast-on-their-feet performers in Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) are the next wave of comedy superstars, garnering a national spotlight for incredible improv, sketch and standup, and they’re at the Arts Center, taking the stage on November 8. The Upright…
Author:Special to CH2




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