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5 hrs ago | KRCR

Gadget tests your drink for 'date rape' drugs

A new electronic device and mobile app called , aims to help prevent sexual assaults that occur after a victim has been unknowingly drugged.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, University of South Carolina, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

12 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Combination nicotine replacement therapy boosts success rate for smokers looking to quit

Uninsured smokers who used nicotine replacement therapy patches in combination with NRT lozenges nearly doubled their quit rates when using the support of a quitline, according to a study published online ahead of print in the Journal of Smoking Cessation.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), University of South Carolina, South Carolina, Yale University

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Lowering of Blood Pressure for Recurrent Stroke Prevention [Topical Reviews]

Correspondence to Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, MSc, MAS, Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathan Lucas St, CSB 301, MSC 606, Charleston, SC 29425.


Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, Medicine, Hypertension, Health

The Aiken Standard

Man shot and wounded outside Charleston-area mall

North Charleston Police spokesman Spencer Pryor said it happened in a parking lot outside Northwoods Mall at about 12:30 p.m. on Monday.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC


Radiation Risks From Cardiovascular Imaging Tests [Clinician Update]

From the Department of Radiology and Radiological Science and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine , Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston; Institute for Clinical Radiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Hospital, Munich, Germany ; Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins Hospital, ... (more)


Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, World News, Germany, Oncology, Medicine

Charleston Business Journal

Board wants CofC to become research institution

When Glenn McConnell visited the College of Charleston as a candidate for president in the spring, one of the suggestions he made over and over was changing the status of the University of Charleston, South Carolina.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, College of Charleston, University of Charleston, University of South Carolina

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Crain's Detroit Business

Q&A with Stephen Lanier: Wayne State's new research chief wants to 'get parts moving'

When you told friends and colleagues you were taking the job in Detroit, did you get the "DETROIT?" reaction? Oh, yeah.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Wayne State University

The Greenville News

Wedding: Christy Altman & Brandon Spencer

The ceremony was held on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 5 o'clock in the evening at Aldersgate United Methodist Church.


Related Topix: Wedding, Charlotte, NC, Greenville (Charlotte, NC), College of Charleston, University of South Carolina

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Post and Courier

Coast Guard airlifts cruise ship passenger to MUSC

An ill passenger aboard the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship 40 miles east of Charleston was taken by the Coast Guard to the Medical University of South Carolina.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, University of South Carolina

Charleston City Paper

Phone app could connect S.C. patients to their doctors - no appointment needed

A smartphone application called meVisit could soon connect South Carolina patients to their primary care physicians without the need for an in-person doctor visit.


Related Topix: Medicine, Mount Pleasant, SC, University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Authorities search for information in case

A child sex charge against a hospital chaplain in South Carolina has Gastonia police investigating the man's local ties.


Related Topix: Gastonia, NC, Mount Pleasant, NC, University of South Carolina

Wed Jul 23, 2014


South Carolina Resident Elected to Ducks Unlimited's National Board of Directors

Mike McShane, of Johns Island, South Carolina, was elected to Ducks Unlimited Inc. 's national board of directors during the organization's annual convention in St. Louis.


Related Topix: Johns Island, SC, University of South Carolina

Myrtle Beach Online

Myrtle Beach woman killed in Charleston area crash

At 2:07 p.m. Monday, officers with the Mount Pleasant Police Department were called to a single vehicle crash on U.S. 17 at Hamlin Road, according to a news release from the department.


Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Charleston, SC

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Darlington woman's death ruled homicide

DARLINGTON, SC The death of a 56-year-old woman found on Saturday has been ruled a homicide, according to Darlington County Coroner J Todd Hardee.


Related Topix: Darlington, SC, Darlington County, SC

The Moultrie News

ECCO, MUSC and Roper St. Francis unite for new initiative

East Cooper Community Outreach announces Partners in HealthCare, a new initiative serving low-income, uninsured adults that offers access to health care at no cost to the patient.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, University of South Carolina, Health Insurance, Health, Mount Pleasant, SC

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Post and Courier

Mosquitoes and disease in the Lowcountry: Types, risk and prevention

Chikungunya fever just turned up again in South Carolina, in an Upstate resident who recently returned from Haiti.


Related Topix: Charleston County, SC, University of South Carolina, Immunology, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Entomology

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Island Packet

Changes to OB/GYN services confuse some in Beaufort County

Changes to obstetric and gynecology services at three area hospitals have some patients confused about where to go for care, Beaufort Memorial Hospital officials say.


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beaufort County, SC, Charleston, SC


Anderson Pediatric Dentistry Introduces New Team Member

Anderson Pediatric Dentistry is pleased to introduce the newest addition to their team.


Related Topix: Dentistry, Medicine, Walhalla, SC, Charleston, SC, College of Charleston, University of South Carolina

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Post and Courier

MUSC scientists take closer steps to lab-grown human organs

Imagine a scientist scraping some skin off your arm or the back of your leg and then changing those skin cells into complex heart cells - transforming them into tiny clusters of tissue that go thump, thump, thump under a microscope.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Heart Disease, Health, University of South Carolina, Clemson University

Thu Jul 17, 2014

L. Dwight Wenger

L. Dwight Wenger, 73, of Fredericksburg passed from this life on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.


Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC