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    2 Your Health New technology keeps runners on the move

    2 Your Health New technology keeps runners on the move

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    There are few people who can boast running thousands of miles but Deanna Smith can.30 half marathons and 25 full marathons and dozens of running injuries.She hopes that new technology will end her running problems and keep her on the roadfor many more years.In just 48 hours, Smith will join the chorus of pounding feet during the cooper river bridge run."Running with 13 kids and we've been training for the run so i have to be ready," Smith said.The 6.2 miles is a hop and a skip for this athlet... More>>

    MUSC surgeon sees Google Glass in future medical care

    MUSC surgeon sees Google Glass in future medical care Video included

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    Dr. Joe Sakran says it's pretty clear why Google Glass caught his eye, but it's possibilities are changing the way medicine will be practiced.
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    2 Your Health Does spring bug you?

    2 Your Health Does spring bug you?

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    It's springtime and the living is bug-infested. Warmer temperatures may longer days, but it's also a time when insects are everywhere. And of course many can carry serious diseases. There are things you should look for to protect yourself? Mosquitoes can transmit the west nile virus, as well as eastern equine encephalitis.Fleas can cause bites that can itch and can turn into infections if scratched. Ticks can infect people with lye disease, and other serious problems. So arm yourself. When go... More>>

    North Charleston Police host prescription drug take back

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    North Charleston Police want your old drugs. Saturday, October 26 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., residents can drop off their expired prescription medication for collection and disposal. The North Charleston More>>

    DHEC announces flu vaccines for insured adults on the way

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    COLUMBIA, SC (PRESS RELEASE) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced today that flu vaccines for adults with health insurance are on their way to the state. More>>

    2 Your Health Daily walk may cut your breast cancer risk

    2 Your Health Daily walk may cut your breast cancer risk

    Local doctor says "no connection between vaccines and autism"

    Local doctor says "no connection between vaccines and autism"

    Dr Katherine Chike-Harris of Franklin C Fetter Family Health Center says there is no connection autism and vaccines. More>>

    Lowcountry Proud Guerin's Pharmacy

    Lowcountry Proud Guerin's Pharmacy

    Guerin's pharmacy is South Carolina's oldest pharmacy.  It was established in 1871 but still compounds medications and serves fountain drinks in Dorchester County. More>>

    Medical Myth "How long should I wait after eating before swimming"

    Medical Myth "How long should I wait after eating before swimming"

    2 Your Health Researchers warn artificial sweeteners may be bad

    2 Your Health Researchers warn artificial sweeteners may be bad

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    Lots of people use artificial sweeteners thinking they are reducing their sugar intake. But now researchers are finding that artificial sweeteners may not be as sweet as people think. More>>

    2 Your Health Dirty Beaches

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    The latest report care on the health of America's beaches finds that for the 3rd consecutive year, there have been more than 20,000 closings and advisory days due to dirty water. More>>

    Transplant vote seeks medical and legal balance

    The executive committee of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network held an emergency teleconference Monday evening and resisted making rule changes. The executive committee of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network held an emergency teleconference Monday evening and resisted making rule changes.
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    PITTSBURGH - Faced with a federal judge's order in the heart-wrenching cases of two terminally ill children seeking lung transplants, a national review board is searching for a balance that will keep such decisions in the hands of doctors, not lawyers or judges. More>>

    SC Senate to Decide Whether to Nullify Affordable Care Act

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    As South Carolina lawmakers work through their calendar during the final week of the regular session, one of the bills the Senate could decide is whether to nullify the federal Patient Protection and Affordable More>>

    2nd SC school reports meningitis case

    A second Greenville County school has reported a student with meningitis. A second Greenville County school has reported a student with meningitis.
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    A second Greenville County school has reported a student with meningitis.East North Street Elementary Academy principal Nancy Brantley says the Department of Health and Environmental Control has confirmed More>>

    American Psychiatric Association to release new Autism diagnostic criteria

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    The American Psychiatric Association (APA) will release the new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) this weekend at their annual conference. More>>

    2 Your Health "Can allergies cause vertigo?"

    2 Your Health "Can allergies cause vertigo?" Video included

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    If you believe the room is spinning but you are not,  ask your doctor about a check up.  What may have started as an allergic reaction may have triggered vertigo.
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    2 Your Health:Sleep to build a better body

    2 Your Health:Sleep to build a better body Video included

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    The path to a good night's sleep may seem counter-intuitive. A new poll shows those who exercise the most get the best sleep. More>>

    2 Your Health: Heart recipient celebrates Valentine's Day

    2 Your Health: Heart recipient celebrates Valentine's Day

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    Vernelle Dickerson battled back after leukemia and a heart attack.  On Valentine's Day she celebrates having a new heart and the ability to tell others about the value of organ and tissue donation. More>>

    Consumer group wants less sugar in drinks

    2 Your Health: Consumer group wants less sugar in drinks

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    The Center for Science in the Public Interest wants federal regulators to set limits for how much sugar can be added to beverages like soda – so it filed a petition. A nonprofit consumer advocacy group More>>

    2 Your Health: CoolSculpting

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    The Coolsculpting procedure cools the treated area to just above freezing, at which point the fat turns from a liquid to a solid  and is eliminated from the body. More>>

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    • Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

      Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

      Saturday, April 19 2014 10:02 AM EDT2014-04-19 14:02:50 GMT
      You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.
      You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.
    • 4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

      4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

      Saturday, April 19 2014 2:52 AM EDT2014-04-19 06:52:05 GMT
      By The Associated Press Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are...
      By The Associated Press Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are some of...
    • Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

      Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

      Saturday, April 19 2014 1:23 AM EDT2014-04-19 05:23:46 GMT
      People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's...
      People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's...
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