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Life

Girl Born Pregnant With Twin Fetuses

Girl Born Pregnant With Twin FetusesThe condition, called fetus in fetu, is thought to occur in 1 in 500,000 births worldwide.
  • Life
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Midlands Man Survives Heart Attack, Shares Story

Midlands Man Survives Heart Attack, Shares StoryMidlands Man Survives Heart Attack, Shares Story
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

USC Professor's Death a Loss for Cancer Research

USC Professor's Death a Loss for Cancer ResearchFayad's death is being mourned by cancer researchers across the country, who respected his work in their field.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

Tuomey Looking to Partner with Palmetto Health

Tuomey Looking to Partner with Palmetto HealthSumter's Tuomey Hosptial has started negotiations with Palmetto Health in Columbia to form a partnership.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
News

Wear Red Day for Heart Health

Wear Red Day for Heart HealthWear Red Day for Heart Health
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

SC Guards Against Measles With High Vaccination Rate

SC Guards Against Measles With High Vaccination RateSo far South Carolina hasn't seen any cases of measles. News 19 looks into how our state has managed to not be part of the outbreak.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

Americans Feeling Less Stressed

Americans Feeling Less StressedAmericans are feeling more chill these days, especially men, Baby Boomers and the elderly.
  • Health
  • 4 weeks ago
Health

Clyburn: SC Getting $4M for Early Head Start Programs

Clyburn: SC Getting $4M for Early Head Start ProgramsSouth Carolina is getting $4 million from the federal government for Early Head Start programs.
  • Health
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

GOP Legislators to Introduce Medical Marijuana Bills

GOP Legislators to Introduce Medical Marijuana BillsRepublican legislators in conservative South Carolina expect to introduce bills next month allowing marijuana to be grown and prescribed for certain illnesses.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Health

Health Professionals Advise Being Vigilant Against Flu

Health Professionals Advise Being Vigilant Against FluThe number of flu deaths in the state have doubled the total number of flu deaths in last years flu season.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Smartphone Use Causing Painful 'Text Neck'

Smartphone Use Causing Painful 'Text Neck'They're in every coffee shop, airport and even on Main Street - people hunched over their smartphones.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

9 Flu Deaths in SC Last Week

9 Flu Deaths in SC Last WeekNine people died from the flu during the week ending January 17 according to numbers from the DHEC.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

DHEC to Help Smokers Quit

DHEC to Help Smokers QuitMore than 750,000 South Carolinians smoke cigarettes and DHEC hopes to cut down on that number for those who want help.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Study: Excessive Sitting Linked to Heart Disease, Cancer

Study: Excessive Sitting Linked to Heart Disease, CancerMore evidence that even if we work out, sitting around the rest of the time puts our health at risk
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Nation

U.S. Medicare Chief Stepping Down

U.S. Medicare Chief Stepping DownThe Medicare chief who oversaw the rollout of the president's health care law is stepping down at the end of February.
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

Bill Would Require EKG for All SC High School Athletes

Bill Would Require EKG for All SC High School AthletesA bill filed in the State House would add a new requirement for athletes.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

Kitten Exposes Person in Lee County to Rabies

Kitten Exposes Person in Lee County to RabiesSouth Carolina health officials say a kitten exposed a person in Lee County to rabies.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

14 More SC Flu Deaths Reported

14 More SC Flu Deaths Reported38 people have died so far during this flu season in South Carolina.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Nation

Mother And Teen Fight Connecticut Over Forced Chemo

Mother And Teen Fight Connecticut Over Forced ChemoThe state of Connecticut is forcing a teenager with cancer to receive chemotherapy
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Study: Live Longer by Eating More Oatmeal

Study: Live Longer by Eating More OatmealA bowl of oatmeal a day could keep the grim reaper away, according to the results of a study from the Harvard School of Public Health.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Report: Binge Drinking Kills 6 a Day

Report: Binge Drinking Kills 6 a DayAbout six times every day, someone in the United States dies of alcohol poisoning after drinking too much in a single binge, a new report says.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Orangeburg Hospital Issues Statement on Bats Found

Orangeburg Hospital Issues Statement on Bats FoundThe Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg tells News 19 there have been no bats seen in patient areas of the hospital.
  • Health
  • 2 months ago
Health

New Menu Labeling Rules Require Calorie Counts for Alcohol

New Menu Labeling Rules Require Calorie Counts for AlcoholNew FDA rules require large restaurant chains to provide calorie counts of regular menu-listed alcoholic drinks.
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  • 2 months ago
Health

15 Child Deaths From Flu So Far, CDC Reports

15 Child Deaths From Flu So Far, CDC ReportsFlu season can pose a dangerous threat to kids.
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  • 2 months ago
Health

Natural Ways To Fight Off Colds

Natural Ways To Fight Off ColdsWellness consultant gives advice about all natural herbs that help fight off sickness.
  • Health
  • 2 months ago
Military

Wounded Troops Battle Obstacles To Sex And Intimacy

Wounded Troops Battle Obstacles To Sex And IntimacyOne Wounded Veteran discusses some very personal long-term affects of injuries he sustained in an IED explosion in 2011.
  • Military
  • 2 months ago
Health

Federal Government Penalizing 13 SC Hospitals

Federal Government Penalizing 13 SC HospitalsPalmetto Health Richland in Columbia and Kershaw Health in Camden tied for worst overall score in the state.
  • Health
  • 2 months ago