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Cutting only 300 calories a day can cut your risk of diabetes and heart disease, study finds

By Dr. Laith Alexander

It’s no secret — watching what you eat can help keep your heart healthy. But new research published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology has reached a surprising conclusion: even those of us with a healthy weight might benefit from cutting out a relatively small number calories from our daily diet. “We wanted to investigate the effect of calorie restriction…

Former Allen Benedict occupants have until Monday to get remaining belongings

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) —People who once lived in the Allen Benedict Apartment Complex are running out of time to get the remainder of their belongings from the property. It’s been six months since the 4 hundred people who lived in the complex were forced to evacuate after two people died from carbon monoxide poisoning. Many of the occupants were given…

Registration begins for Columbia Mayor’s annual Walk Against Domestic Violence

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Get ready to lace up your shoes. The City of Columbia announced that registration is now open for the 13th Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence.  The walk is set for Saturday, Oct. 5 in Finlay Park.  October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the City is hosting the walk to raise awareness about the abuse and violence…