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Electric Scooters are Causing Dangerous Accidents

Electric scooters started out as a fun way to get around. Unlike an automobile, they don’t need gas; unlike a bicycle, there is no pedaling. However, they are leading to deadly situations. Pat Brogan, 63, rented one of these e-scooters while on vacation. While descending a steep hill, she realized the brakes were not working. Read More

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Secondary Asbestos Exposure: Five Things You Need to Know

The only known cause of Mesothelioma Cancer is exposure to asbestos fibers. “Any amount of asbestos exposure is considered dangerous, even for those who do not directly work with or come into contact with the toxin.” (Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center) Although the majority of Mesothelioma cases are due to occupational asbestos exposure, among women Read More

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West Columbia Drug Clinic at Fault in Fatal Crash

Columbia Metro Treatment Center in West Columbia, and its chain owner, Colonial Management Group will pay $10.5 million to settle two wrongful death lawsuits after one of its patients, under the influence of drugs, killed an elderly couple and their grandson in a 2015 auto accident. The order says that this lawsuit settlement almost exhausts Read More

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Water Quality Problems in South Carolina City

Most of us have heard about the water quality crisis in Flint, Michigan, but this is not a unique problem to Flint. “Many communities across the country are struggling with aging pipes and a lack of money to fix them.” (The State Newspaper). Did you know that there is a similar issue right in our Read More

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Do You Know What’s in Your Dietary Supplement?

If you think that only natural ingredients are in your dietary supplement, take a look at this study published in JAMA Network Open on October 12, 2018. Can you really trust what’s on that label? During the last decade, over 700 warnings have been issued by U.S. health officials in regards to the sale of Read More

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Winter Holiday Safety Tips

The winter holidays should be a beautiful, enjoyable time of year with family and friends. Safety plays a big role in making sure no one ends up in the hospital or worse. Here are some safety tips to remember that will ensure “a holiday to remember” for the RIGHT reasons: Traveling The roads are extremely Read More

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Drowsy Driving Comparable to Drunk Driving

The holidays are quickly approaching, and there will be many travelers on the roads, many driving after a long day at work. Some will be driving after getting virtually no sleep. Our busy lives can make the roads a dangerous place, especially when so many are on the roads. Fatigue can be caused by many Read More

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Social Security Benefits on the Rise

  October’s release of inflation data from the Bureau of labor Statistics (BLS) was the last piece of the puzzle needed to determine the 2019 Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA). For this reason, October is always an incredibly pivotal month for Social Security beneficiaries. Social Security benefits account for at least half of the monthly Read More

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Lawmakers to Form Investigative Panel after Patients Being Transported Drowned in Florence Floodwaters

Horry County Deputies Stephen Flood and Joshua Bishop were fired more than a month after two mental health patients drowned in a County van that was steered into Florence floodwaters. State lawmakers have vowed to launch an investigation on their own as to how this could have happened. Nicolette Green, 43, and Wendy Newton, 45 Read More

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Infant Walkers Cause More Than 9,000 Injuries in the US Every Year

Despite all the warnings of the hazards of baby walkers, thousands of babies still end up with walker-related injuries each year. Changes in safety standards have resulted in a sharp decrease in the number of babies injured by infant walkers. “In 1997, a voluntary safety standard required the base of baby walkers to be wider Read More

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