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2 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Vidant Pediatrics welcomes new nurse practitioner

Nurse Practitioner Barbara A. Renchen has joined to the staff of Vidant Pediatrics-Kenansville.

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Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine, Charleston, SC

6 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

Openings still available for Shannon's Hope

Camper openings are still available for the Oct. 4-5, Shannon's Hope, a therapeutic weekend camp for children ages 6-15 who have experienced the death of a loved one in the past two years.

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

9 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

Police Investigate Bogard Street Shooting

Charleston Police are investigating a Thursday shooting that left one man injured. Officers responded to shots fired in the area of Bogard and President Sreets just after 12 a.m. Upon arrival, police found Julius Manigault behind a car with a gunshot wound on each of his lower legs.

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10 hrs ago | Post and Courier

2-year-old boy shot to death in Bamberg County

Bamberg County sheriff's deputies and the State Law Enforcement Division are investigating the shooting death of a 2-year-old boy. Multiple media outlets reported that the shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. Saturday near the boy's home in Denmark.

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Related Topix: Bamberg County, SC, Denmark, SC, Duncan, SC

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Moultrie News

Chase After a Cure marks Childhood Cancer Month with fundraisers

Cancer is the No. 1 cause of disease-related death among children. About 15,780 children between birth and age 20 are diagnosed with cancer each year.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, South Carolina, Oncology, Medicine

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Moultrie News

MUSC assist in new treatment discovery

Medical University of South Carolina researchers played a vital role in the landmark PARADIGM-HF clinical trial, recently announced at the European Society of Cardiology congress in Barcelona, Spain , which revealed NOVARTIS' investigational heart failure medicine was superior to ACE-inhibitor enalapril in the largest heart failure study ever done.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Spain, World News,

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Charleston City Paper

West Ashley apartment shooting: A timeline

Monday night, a man living in the Gardens at Ashley River apartment complex opened fire on sheriff's deputies, leading to the death of one officer and the injury of another. Since it was an officer-involved shooting and at least one deputy returned fire, the incident is under investigation by the S.C. Law Enforcement Division.

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

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Police Investigate Bogard Street Shooting

Charleston Police are investigating a Thursday shooting that left one man injured. Officers responded to shots fired in the area of Bogard and President Sreets just after 12 a.m. Upon arrival, police found Julius Manigault behind a car with a gunshot wound on each of his lower legs.

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The Paramus Post

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Appoints New Director of Brain Injury Program

September 12, 2014 - Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is pleased to announce that Justin Hill, M.D. has been appointed Director of the Brain Injury Program at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Hill is a board-certified neurologist and as director, will lead a multidisciplinary team of nurses, therapists, and other rehabilitation specialists in the treatment of diagnoses such as brain tumor, meningitis, skull fracture, cerebral contusion, encephalitis, intra-cerebral or subarachnoid hemorrhage, and brain abscess.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, University of Pittsburgh

Post and Courier

Mount Pleasant man's body found in Georgetown County; autopsy planned

An autopsy is planned on the body of a Mount Pleasant man found near a boat landing in Georgetown County. Deputy Coroner Chase Ridgeway tells local media outlets that the body of 58-year-old Leland Victor Leith was found Thursday afternoon near Browns Ferry Landing.

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Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, SC, Georgetown County, SC, Georgetown, SC, Charleston, SC

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Moultrie News

MUSC President Cole announces interim leadership for College of Medicine

Medical University of South Carolina President David J. Cole, M.D., FACS, has announced that two well-respected leaders within the College of Medicine will assume the administrative roles of dean and vice president of medical affairs.

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

People's Defender

Grooms, Willis to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Willis of Fort Mill, S.C. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Ruth, to Brennan Sean Grooms, son of Edwin and Candy Grooms of West Union. Amy is a 2013 graduate of Morehead State University and is the owner of a bridal gown boutique in Nashville, Tenn.

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Related Topix: Fort Mill, SC, Morehead State University, University of South Carolina, Wedding

Examiner.com

Charleston County Deputy Joe Matuskovic killed on the job

Last night the citizens of Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester counties were asked to light a blue candle or put a blue light on their porch in honor of a fallen Charleston County Deputy killed on the job. News came in yesterday that Deputy Joe Matuskovic, 43, died at the Medical University of South Carolina from a gunshot wound sustained in a police standoff, turned shootout, Monday night.

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

Mon Sep 08, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Sheriff: One Charleston Co. Sheriff's deputy dead, another injured following shooting

Charleston County Sheriff Al Cannon has announced that one deputy has died and another remains in the hospital following a shooting in West Ashley Monday night. CCSO say the deputies were transported to the Medical University of South Carolina following a shooting in the area of the Gardens of Ashley apartment complex on Carriage Lane.

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

Post and Courier

'Unusually severe' respiratory virus outbreak suspected in Lowcountry

"Mom, I think I need to go to the doctor." Suzanne Kaufman didn't expect to hear that from her sniffling 10-year-old at the kitchen table.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Common Cold, Health, University of South Carolina, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Post and Courier

Former MUSC faculty member John Dong files suit against school

Dr. John Dong has sued the Medical University of South Carolina, alleging that it violated his rights as a researcher and faculty member in its response to his indictment on federal charges. The suit, filed Sept.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, University of South Carolina, Charleston County, SC

The Moultrie News

MUSC announces leadership change for College of Medicine

Medical University of South Carolina President David J. Cole, M.D., FACS, announced that College of Medicine Dean and Vice President of Medical Affairs Etta D. Pisano, M.D., will leave those positions effective Sept.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Mount Pleasant, SC

Sun Sep 07, 2014

EurekAlert!

Each day in the hospital raises risk of multidrug-resistant infection

If a patient contracts an infection while in the hospital, each day of hospitalization increases by 1% the likelihood that the infection will be multidrug-resistant, according to research presented at the 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy an infectious disease meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. Researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina gathered and analyzed historical data from 949 documented cases of Gram-negative infection at their academic medical center.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Microbiology, Biology, Science, University of South Carolina

Sat Sep 06, 2014

ABC News 4 Charleston

Chikungunya could pose widespread US threat next year, MUSC doc says

A new threat from mosquitoes is making its way to the Lowcountry. The viral infection is not typically found in the United States, but there have been several cases locally.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Post and Courier

MUSC announces medical school dean will step down

Etta Pisano began as dean of the Medical University of South Carolina's College of Medicine in July 2010. She's the first woman to hold that position.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, University of Arizona

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