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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
  • 2 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 2 weeks, 4 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 4 days 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
  • 3 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
  • 3 weeks, 3 days 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
  • 4 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
  • 4 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 4 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 4 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 4 weeks, 1 day 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

CDC Issues Stricter Ebola Gear Guidelines

CDC Issues Stricter Ebola Gear GuidelinesHospital workers treating Ebola patients should wear double sets of gloves, disposable hoods with full face shields and special masks, according to strengthened guidelines issued Monday night by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Greenville Co. Schools To Screen New Students For Ebola

Greenville Co. Schools To Screen New Students For EbolaGreenville County Schools will begin screening new students for Ebola prior to enrollment
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

For A City Weary Of Ebola, A Welcome 'D-Day'

For A City Weary Of Ebola, A Welcome 'D-Day'Family and some others who had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan ended monitoring Sunday.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Senator Tim Scott Calls for Ebola Travel Ban

Senator Tim Scott Calls for Ebola Travel BanSenator Tim Scott is calling for a temporary travel ban from western Africa to the U.S. because of the Ebola outbreak.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Worker Who May Have Handled Ebola Specimen On Cruise

Worker Who May Have Handled Ebola Specimen On CruiseA health care worker that may have handled a specimen from an Ebola patient who died in Dallas is aboard a cruse ship.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

Charleston AFB Pilots Play It Safe In Western Africa

Charleston AFB Pilots Play It Safe In Western AfricaPilots from Charleston's USAF Air Mobility Command spoke with the media about flights to W. Africa
  • Local
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Travel Ban For Texas Health Care Workers in Ebola Case

Travel Ban For Texas Health Care Workers in Ebola CaseThe travel ban covers more than 70 health care workers involved in Thomas Duncan's Ebola treatment in Dallas.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

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.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago