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Military

Disabled, 'Forgotten' Veterans Receive Free Transport to VA

Disabled, 'Forgotten' Veterans Receive Free Transport to VADisabled, "Forgotten" Veterans Receive Free Transport to VA
  • Military
  • 1 month ago
Health

Blue Cross, Lexington Medical Reach Agreement

Blue Cross, Lexington Medical Reach AgreementBlue Cross Blue Shield and Lexington Medical Center have reached a contract agreement.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
News

Study: Duke Coal Plant in NC May Violate Air Standards

Study: Duke Coal Plant in NC May Violate Air StandardsTwo studies commissioned by the Sierra Club find issues with Duke sulfur dioxide emissions
  • News
  • 1 month ago
Health

Nursing Home Quality Scores Drop in New Federal Ratings

Nursing Home Quality Scores Drop in New Federal RatingsNearly a third of the nation's nursing homes are getting lower scores on the government's five-star quality scale.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Health

Blue Cross, Lexington Medical in Dispute Over Deal

Blue Cross, Lexington Medical in Dispute Over DealSome Blue Cross Blue Shield customers soon may no longer be fully covered if they go to Lexington Medical Center unless the two sides can reach an agreement in the coming days.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Health

DHEC: 5 Deaths From Flu in South Carolina Last Week

DHEC: 5 Deaths From Flu in South Carolina Last WeekSC's DHEC reported five deaths due to influenza in our state last week.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
News

Woman Wakes up Paralyzed; Decides to Fight Back

Woman Wakes up Paralyzed; Decides to Fight BackA Columbia woman is fighting back after going to bed one night and waking up the next morning paralyzed
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

SC House Approves Banning Abortion Beyond 19 Weeks

SC House Approves Banning Abortion Beyond 19 WeeksThe House has again approved a bill banning abortion in South Carolina beyond 19 weeks of pregnancy.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness MonthFebruary is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
  • Health
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

Midlands Man Survives Heart Attack, Shares Story

Midlands Man Survives Heart Attack, Shares StoryMidlands Man Survives Heart Attack, Shares Story
  • Health
  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
News

Wear Red Day for Heart Health

Wear Red Day for Heart HealthWear Red Day for Heart Health
  • News
  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Americans Feeling Less Stressed

Americans Feeling Less StressedAmericans are feeling more chill these days, especially men, Baby Boomers and the elderly.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 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
  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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, 3 weeks 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months, 1 week 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.
  • Health
  • 2 months, 1 week 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.
  • Health
  • 2 months, 2 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
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago