Health

New Study on Opioids

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — The battle against the abuse of opioids rages on across the Country and in the State and a new study shows… the drug isn’t too effective. Information published by the Journal of American Medical Association found for patients dealing with pain,  opioids provided slightly less pain relief than over the counter or other non-opioid drugs. Experts…

Labels on ‘Toddler Drinks’ May be Misleading Customers, Study Says

So-called toddler drinks are a growing category of beverages for young ones, but their labels may be misleading customers about their nutrition and health benefits. A study published Monday in the journal Preventive Medicine noted that the drinks — marketed for children 9 to 36 months who are transitioning from breast or formula feeding to solid foods — are not…

West Columbia Water Boil Advisory

BoilAdvisory_02072018 (Map: City of West Columbia) Show Caption Hide Caption West Columbia, SC (WOLO) —Several residents in the West Columbia area are currently under a boil water advisory after water officials say a contractor working in the area struck a water line causing the damage. Those who live in the locations listed below may experience a loss of water pressure,…