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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
  • 2 weeks, 6 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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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
  • 3 weeks ago
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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
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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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.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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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.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Natural Ways To Fight Off Colds

Natural Ways To Fight Off ColdsWellness consultant gives advice about all natural herbs that help fight off sickness.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days 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
  • 4 weeks 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
  • 4 weeks ago
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The Best Exercise For Controlling Belly Fat

The Best Exercise For Controlling Belly FatResearchers at the Harvard School of Public Health have found regular weight training can slow down the pace of waistline expansion that's common in men as they age.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
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Doctors hope Christmas break slows flu in SC

Doctors hope Christmas break slows flu in SCSeveral school districts warned parents of a high number of absences before the break started because of the flu.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Teen Pot Use Drops Even as States Legalize

Teen Pot Use Drops Even as States LegalizeMarijuana use among teens declined this year even as two states, Colorado and Washington, legalized the drug for recreational use, a national survey released Tuesday found.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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U.S. Falls Behind on Exercise, Gets Fatter

U.S. Falls Behind on Exercise, Gets FatterAmericans got fatter last year and were more slothful too — two closely related outcomes reported in an annual analysis of the USA's health out Wednesday.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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HealthCare.gov Average Premiums Going Up in 2015

HealthCare.gov Average Premiums Going Up in 2015Obama administration officials are acknowledging that HealthCare.gov premiums, on average, will go up next year.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Students Make Girl a 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand

Students Make Girl a 3D Printed Prosthetic HandThere are a lot of things that we take for granted in our lives, like being able to hold a book.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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SC Marks World AIDS Day

SC Marks World AIDS DayIt was World AIDS Day Monday, and events took place in South Carolina to mark the event and raise awareness.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Council: SC Database Can Stem Prescription Abuse

Council: SC Database Can Stem Prescription AbuseA council created by Gov. Nikki Haley says requiring doctors to use a statewide database to check their patients' prescription history can reduce the rampant abuse of painkillers in South Carolina.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Uninsured in SC eligible for Checkup screenings

Uninsured in SC eligible for Checkup screeningsSC's Medicaid agency is offering residents who fall into an insurance gap a limited benefits program intended to catch illnesses early
  • Health
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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1 Million Apply on HealthCare.gov in First Week

1 Million Apply on HealthCare.gov in First WeekAbout 1 million out of the more than 3.7 million people who logged into HealthCare.gov during the first week of open enrollment submitted applications, the Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday.
  • Health
  • 2 months ago
Health

State Takes Over South Carolina Health Co-Op

State Takes Over South Carolina Health Co-OpThe SC Department of Insurance has seized an insurance marketplace company and bank accounts.
  • Health
  • 2 months ago
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
  • 2 months 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.
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  • 2 months ago
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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.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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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.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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TV Doctor helps in real life emergency

TV Doctor helps in real life emergencyTV Doctor helps in real life emergency
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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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
  • 2 months, 1 week 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
  • 2 months, 1 week ago