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Life

Family Hears Son's Heartbeat in Another Man's Chest

Family Hears Son's Heartbeat in Another Man's ChestA Minnesota family's recent tragic loss of their son has turned into life-saving organ donations for 60 people.
  • Life
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Knowing the Signs of Mental Illness

Knowing the Signs of Mental IllnessMany are wondering if anything could've been done to help the FSU campus shooter before he turned to violence.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Health

Eating Trans Fat May Damage Memory

Eating Trans Fat May Damage MemoryYet another reason to cut back on cookies: A new study shows that eating trans fat – used for decades in margarine and to increase the shelf life of packaged cookies and crackers – may damage memory.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Health

Study: Oxygen Therapy Doesn't Help Concussions

Study: Oxygen Therapy Doesn't Help ConcussionsNew research finds that oxygen therapy, administered in the same type of pressurized chamber used to treat scuba divers for decompression sickness, works no better than compressed air for treating troops with lingering symptoms of concussion.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Health

TV Doctor helps in real life emergency

TV Doctor helps in real life emergencyTV Doctor helps in real life emergency
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Health

Physician With Ebola Taken to Nebraska Over Weekend Dies

Physician With Ebola Taken to Nebraska Over Weekend DiesA surgeon infected with Ebola while treating patients in Sierra Leone has died in Nebraska, Nebraska Medical Center announced Monday.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Health

5 Things to Know: Health Insurance Enrollment

5 Things to Know: Health Insurance EnrollmentThe second enrollment period begins Saturday for people buying their own health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Survey: SC Third Worst in Nation in Combating Lung Cancer

Survey: SC Third Worst in Nation in Combating Lung CancerSouth Carolina ranks third worst in the nation for combating lung cancer, a new survey from WalletHub reveals.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Military

Report: Soldiers' Suicide Risk Predictable With Big Data

Report: Soldiers' Suicide Risk Predictable With Big DataLarge Army study shows life factors can help predict suicide risk in hospitalized troops
  • Military
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Midlands

Columbia Offering Healthy Holiday Cooking Demo

Columbia Offering Healthy Holiday Cooking DemoThe City of Columbia is offering a few tips on how to keep off the pounds this time of year.
  • Midlands
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Traveler from Ebola hot zone arrives in Charlotte

Traveler from Ebola hot zone arrives in CharlotteMecklenburg County health officials will be monitoring someone here in Charlotte for a possible case of Ebola
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

First Lawsuit Filed in Greenville Hospitals Infection Cases

First Lawsuit Filed in Greenville Hospitals Infection CasesNotice of intent to sue Greenville Health System has been filed in state court by Greenville attorney Blake Smith on behalf of three surgical patients who contracted an infection earlier this year.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

Feds Move to Close No-Hospital Coverage Loophole

Feds Move to Close No-Hospital Coverage LoopholeFederal regulators Tuesday announced plans to close a loophole in the Affordable Care Act that allows large employers to offer plans that don't cover in-patient hospital stays.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Nation

Maine Judge Rejects Ebola Quarantine for Nurse

Maine Judge Rejects Ebola Quarantine for NurseState health officials had requested a judge enforce an Ebola quarantine ordered for a nurse not showing any symptoms.
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Nation

Bucket List Complete, Cancer Patient Puts Off Ending Life

Bucket List Complete, Cancer Patient Puts Off Ending LifeBrittany Maynard says "it doesn't seem like the right time right now."
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
On Your Side

Publix Recalls 31K Lbs of Chicken For Food Poisoning Risk

Publix Recalls 31K Lbs of Chicken For Food Poisoning RiskPublix grocery stores are recalling over 31,000 pounds of gluten free breaded chicken sold at stores nationwide.
  • On Your Side
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Doctors in SC To Discuss Ongoing Effort To Cut Tobacco Use

Doctors in SC To Discuss Ongoing Effort To Cut Tobacco UseDoctors from across the nation are gathering in the nation's No. 5 tobacco-growing state to discuss the latest scientific research on tobacco
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Nation

Woman Choosing To End Life at 29 Completes Bucket List

Woman Choosing To End Life at 29 Completes Bucket ListThe 29-year-old woman with terminal cancer has completed her "Bucket List"
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

DHEC: SC Infant Mortality Lowest in Decades

DHEC: SC Infant Mortality Lowest in DecadesPublic health officials say South Carolina's infant mortality rate is at its lowest point in decades.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

SC Opts Not To Quarantine Health Care Workers

SC Opts Not To Quarantine Health Care WorkersGovernor's Spokesperson: "We are awaiting the updated guidelines," for the handling of health care workers from W. Africa
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Eliza's Family Living in Quarantine

Eliza's Family Living in QuarantineWith flu season here and the concern over Ebola, we've been talking a lot about quarantines.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Dallas Ebola Nurse Amber Vinson To Leave Hospital

Dallas Ebola Nurse Amber Vinson To Leave HospitalAmber Vinson, a Dallas nurse who tested positive for the Ebola virus, is now free of the virus & will be discharged Tuesday
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

DHEC Gets $2.2 Million Grant from Feds

DHEC Gets $2.2 Million Grant from FedsThe S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is receiving a grant of more than $2.2 million to provide services to mothers and children.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

List of Things You Should Never Refrigerate

List of Things You Should Never RefrigerateThese days, you just can't be too careful when it comes to your health, your online security, your banking, and your food.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Health

Packaging Error Prompts Recall of Naproxen Pills

Packaging Error Prompts Recall of Naproxen PillsA North Carolina company is recalling nearly 12,000 boxes of pain relief tablets sold at Dollar Tree stores because some cartons contain a different medication that could cause allergic reactions.
  • Health
  • 2 months ago
Nation

Woman Ousted By Church For Medicinal Marijuana Use

Woman Ousted By Church For Medicinal Marijuana UseA Texas woman says she was cast out of her church for her use of medicinal marijuana extract.
  • Nation
  • 2 months ago
Health

Fort Gordon Soldiers To Deploy To West Africa

Fort Gordon Soldiers To Deploy To West AfricaA group of soldiers from the Augusta area is being sent to West Africa to help contain the spread of the Ebola virus.
  • Health
  • 2 months ago