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2:06 pm on Friday February 6, 2015
South Carolina is one of the 17 states with measles (MMR) immunization rates below 90 percent for pre-school children, according to an analysis released Wednesday by Trust for America's Health.
10:37 am on Thursday October 16, 2014
South Carolina is telling the public that they're ready, should Ebola come to the state.
9:27 am on Wednesday September 24, 2014
According to the Department of Health and Environmental Control, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) laboratory confirmed Tuesday night the first cases of the EV-D68 strain of enterovirus in two residents of South Carolina's...
9:21 am on Wednesday September 24, 2014
South Carolina is the tenth most obese state in the nation, and believe it or not, this is actually an improvement from seventh, but state leaders aren't satisfied. The Department of Health and Environmental Control, the Department of Agriculture,...
9:05 am on Tuesday September 16, 2014
Southern states now have the highest rates of new HIV diagnoses, the largest percentage of people living with the disease, and the most people dying from it, according to Rainey Campbell, executive director of the Southern AIDS Coalition, a non-...
10:28 am on Friday August 22, 2014
South Carolina's teen pregnancy rate has been nearly cut in half in the last 20 years. But now, it's still the 11th highest teen birth rate in the country.
8:52 am on Tuesday August 12, 2014
The 2015 Myrtle Beach Marathon scheduled for Valentine's Day weekend. Registration opens at 12:01am Thursday, August 14, 2014. The MyrtleBeach.com Myrtle Beach Marathon turns 18! The Grand Strand's first and longest running major endurance event is...
12:05 pm on Saturday August 2, 2014
What started as a research trip to Africa, quickly turned into a trip about Ebola prevention for CCU Assistant Professor Fredanna M'Cormack. M'Cormack is in Sierra Leon; that's one of the three countries most affected, but she says she's not afraid.
2:53 am on Saturday August 2, 2014
Dave Echols, the team’s Executive President and General Manager, has agreed to the “Two-Knuckle Challenge”.
10:07 am on Friday August 1, 2014
Coastal Carolina University is now smoke-free and tobacco-free. This comes after the board of trustees approved the measure following in the footsteps of more than 1,100 other campuses nationwide. This includes 20 higher education institutions in...