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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…
A leading researcher at the National Institutes of Health is declaring this year’s severe flu season a “wake-up call” for the medical community.
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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…
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,…
One study released findings they say show those with thinning hair, could end up asking for a second helping of French Fries.
Columbia, SC (WOLO) This year’s flu season is rivaling the worst in recent years, and it’s not over yet. the good news is, you still have time to protect yourself. Mary Moloney explains why it’s never too late to get the flu shot. Categories: Digital Exclusives and Features, Health, Local News, National News, News
South Carolina pulled out their red to bring awareness to the number one killer of women.
The Flu season has been especially bad this year, but doctors say that’s not the only virus that could be bugging you. Find out what is going around in your Health Minute.