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MUSC Hospital Ready to Take Ebola Patients

MUSC Hospital Ready to Take Ebola PatientsThe Medical University of Charleston said it is ready to accept an Ebola patient if one is identified in South Carolina, the first hospital in the state to announce that it's prepared to treat a patient.
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  • 5 days, 7 hours ago
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Palmetto Health Prepares for Ebola

Palmetto Health Prepares for EbolaPalmetto Health Hospital will serve as the Regional hospital in the event an Ebola patient is in our part of the state.
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  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
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Obama Calls Up Reserves To Deal With Ebola in Africa

Obama Calls Up Reserves To Deal With Ebola in AfricaPresident Obama has issued an executive order calling up ready reserve troops to combat the Ebola crisis in Africa.
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  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
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Poll: 58% of Americans Are Following Ebola Closely

Poll: 58% of Americans Are Following Ebola CloselyIn a survey conducted over the past 2 days, the majority of those surveyed feel America is under prepared for Ebola.
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  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
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Stepped Up Ebola Screening Starts At 4 US Airports

Stepped Up Ebola Screening Starts At 4 US AirportsThe entry screenings that start Thursday add another layer of protection to halt the spread of the Ebola virus that has killed thousands.
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  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
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Ebola #FactsNotFear

Ebola #FactsNotFearDISPELLING MYTHS ABOUT EBOLA
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  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
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Ebola Virus FAQ

Ebola Virus FAQInformation from the Centers for Disease Control on the Ebola Virus
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  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
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New Ebola Patient To Be Transferred To Atlanta

New Ebola Patient To Be Transferred To AtlantaThe CDC is transferring the latest Texas nurse, who is "ill but stable," to Atlanta for Ebola treatment.
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  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
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Texas Nurse Identified as Latest Ebola Patient

Texas Nurse Identified as Latest Ebola PatientAnother person who treated Thomas Duncan tests positive for Ebola.
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  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
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DHEC Director Went Undercover to Test Ebola Readiness

DHEC Director Went Undercover to Test Ebola ReadinessCatherine Templeton went undercover over the weekend to see if they are.
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  • 1 week ago
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Five Myths About Germs on Aircraft

Five Myths About Germs on AircraftIt's hardly news that many travelers are concerned about germs and diseases when they fly these days.
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  • 1 week ago
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Questions Raised About Care For Dallas Ebola Patient

Questions Raised About Care For Dallas Ebola PatientOne congressional candidate here questions whether the medical help Duncan received was too little and too late.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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DHEC Director: SC Needs Better Ebola Alert System

DHEC Director: SC Needs Better Ebola Alert SystemThe director of South Carolina's public health agency says the state needs a way to send an immediate alert to a variety of agencies if a case of Ebola is found.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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DHEC: First Flu Related Death in the State

DHEC: First Flu Related Death in the State"Other good habits include getting plenty of exercise and sleep, managing your stress, drinking water and eating good food to help you stay healthy in the winter and all year," said Dr. Bell.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Officials: GA Inmate Tests Negative for Ebola

Officials: GA Inmate Tests Negative for EbolaOfficials with the Georgia Department of Public Health said an inmate has tested negative for the Ebola virus so far.
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Officials: About 80 Being Monitored for Ebola

Officials: About 80 Being Monitored for EbolaHealth officials in Texas say about 80 people are being monitored for symptoms of Ebola.
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Putting Ebola's Risks Into Perspective

Putting Ebola's Risks Into PerspectiveThe Ebola outbreak in West Africa has infected 7,178 and killed 3,338, according to the World Health Organization.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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State Panel Looking At Medical Marijuana To Meet

State Panel Looking At Medical Marijuana To MeetA joint legislative panel looking at the medical uses of marijuana in SC is holding 3 public meetings around the state.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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More Ebola Cases in U.S Likely, Experts Say

More Ebola Cases in U.S Likely, Experts SayPublic health officials said it's likely that more people will come to the United States carrying the deadly virus.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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5 Dallas Students Possibly Exposed To Ebola

5 Dallas Students Possibly Exposed To EbolaLocal health officials say the Ebola patient was in contact with several children before he was hospitalized.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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Woman Fights to Save Her Arm from Bacteria

Woman Fights to Save Her Arm from BacteriaA Flowery Branch woman has been diagnosed with flesh-eating bacteria and may lose her right arm, according to the woman's family.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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Follow-Up Audit On SC's BabyNet To Be Released

Follow-Up Audit On SC's BabyNet To Be ReleasedAuditors are releasing a follow-up review of a South Carolina program that provides early intervention services to infants and toddlers who have disabilities.
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Access To Dental Resources and Programs In The Midlands

Access To Dental Resources and Programs In The MidlandsFor some folks in the Midlands a pain in your mouth may lead to having a pain in your pocket. But with a little searching around the Midlands there are a few options.
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Virus investigated after Colorado kids develop paralysis

Virus investigated after Colorado kids develop paralysisHealth officials are investigating 9 cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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State Officials Crafting Plan To Fight Obesity

State Officials Crafting Plan To Fight ObesityHealth and agriculture officials in South Carolina have scheduled a discussion on ways to combat obesity.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Big Three Soda Makers To Cut Calories

Big Three Soda Makers To Cut CaloriesCoke, Pepsi, and Dr. Pepper will work to reduce calories consumed by Americans in sugary drinks by 20%
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  • 4 weeks ago
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Child With Ebola Bites Nurse

Child With Ebola Bites NurseA male nurse was bitten by an Ebola patient while working in West Africa. The nurse was flown home to Switzerland for observation
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago