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    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>>

    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

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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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    • Obama nominee McDonald pledges to 'transform' VA

      Obama nominee McDonald pledges to 'transform' VA

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:33:18 GMT
      President Barack Obama's choice to lead the beleaguered Veterans Affairs Department goes before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on Tuesday as Congress considers a bill to help the next VA leader do his job.
      President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged Tuesday to transform the beleaguered agency, saying that "systematic failures" must be addressed.
    • Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash

      Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:06:48 GMT
      A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.
      President Barack Obama's health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday.
    • Ohio woman has long road ahead after rock attack

      Ohio woman has long road ahead after rock attack

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:55:05 GMT
      Doctors had a simple goal when they first saw how a football-size rock thrown from an interstate overpass in Pennsylvania had shattered Sharon Budd's skull - to keep her alive.
      Doctors had a simple goal when they first saw how a football-size rock thrown from an interstate overpass in Pennsylvania had shattered Sharon Budd's skull - to keep her alive.
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    • LinkedIn to buy ad tech company Bizo for $175M

      LinkedIn to buy ad tech company Bizo for $175M

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:21:51 GMT
      LinkedIn says it is spending $175 million to buy Bizo, a provider of advertising technology and measurement services aimed at professionals.
      LinkedIn says it is spending $175 million to buy Bizo, a provider of advertising technology and measurement services aimed at professionals.
    • Apple's fiscal 3Q earnings top analyst forecasts

      Apple's fiscal 3Q earnings top analyst forecasts

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:13:51 GMT
      Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen.
      Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen.
    • Microsoft 4Q earnings hurt by Nokia acquisition

      Microsoft 4Q earnings hurt by Nokia acquisition

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:06:27 GMT
      Microsoft is reporting fourth-quarter earnings that came in below analyst expectations, as it took a hit from the Nokia devices business that it bought in April.
      Microsoft is reporting fourth-quarter earnings that took a hit from the Nokia devices business that it bought in April.
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