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  • James Brown movie 'Get on Up' premieres in Augusta

    James Brown movie 'Get on Up' premieres in Augusta

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:01:10 GMT
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    Hundreds of people gathered around Regal Cinemas in Augusta Thursday night for the premiere of the James Brown biography movie "Get On Up." Richmond County Sheriff's deputies were out in full force making sure everything
    Hundreds of people gathered around Regal Cinemas in Augusta Thursday night for the premiere of the James Brown biography movie "Get On Up." Richmond County Sheriff's deputies were out in full force making sure everything
  • Smartphone "microbreaks" may reduce stress at work

    Smartphone "microbreaks" may reduce stress at work

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:31:41 GMT
    We're all guilty of it at one time or another, hopping on Facebook, texting with a friend, or playing a quick game of "Candy Crush" while at work; and while it might seem like this is zapping your productivity, a new study indicates that might not be true.We all have so much stress and with a smartphone in your hand it can be easy to stray from work; but take this new research to your boss and you might not have to sneak around with your smartphone anymore. The study was done by Kansas State ...
    We're all guilty of it at one time or another, hopping on Facebook, texting with a friend, or playing a quick game of "Candy Crush" while at work; and while it might seem like this is zapping your productivity, a new study indicates that might not be true.We all have so much stress and with a smartphone in your hand it can be easy to stray from work; but take this new research to your boss and you might not have to sneak around with your smartphone anymore. The study was done by Kansas State ...
  • Dad, 2 kids kicked off plane after agent 'felt threatened' by Tweet

    Dad, 2 kids kicked off plane after agent 'felt threatened' by Tweet

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:41:37 GMT
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    A Twin Cities man is upset about the way his family was treated on a Southwest Airlines flight because of a Tweet.Duff Watson says he was asked to de-board a flight from Denver to Minneapolis with his two kids on Sunday after an agent didn’t like a tweet he wrote about her service.
    A Twin Cities man is upset about the way his family was treated on a Southwest Airlines flight because of a Tweet.Duff Watson says he was asked to de-board a flight from Denver to Minneapolis with his two kids on Sunday after an agent didn’t like a tweet he wrote about her service.
  • New program helps patients improve their health through exercise

    New program helps patients improve their health through exercise

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:11:29 GMT
    Samuel Hemingway III, 28, of Lumberton, has lived with diabetes since he was 7 years old. The disease required him to take insulin shots multiple times each day and caused him to lose his eyesight. Because of his participation in a new medical referral program for exercise, his medical conditions—which required him to take several different types of medications for heart failure, high blood pressure and kidney failure...
    Samuel Hemingway III, 28, of Lumberton, has lived with diabetes since he was 7 years old. The disease required him to take insulin shots multiple times each day and caused him to lose his eyesight. Because of his participation in a new medical referral program for exercise, his medical conditions—which required him to take several different types of medications for heart failure, high blood pressure and kidney failure...
  • New research casts doubt on the most common treatment for back pain

    New research casts doubt on the most common treatment for back pain

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:45:22 GMT
    A new study finds acetaminophen does not lessen lower back pain. Researchers in Australia studied more than 1600 people suffering from acute lower back pain. They found acetaminophen had no effect on short term pain levels, disability, sleep quality or quality of life. Doctors say the medical community needs to reevaluate using acetaminophen as the universal recommendation for lower back pain. SOURCE - The Lancet/MedDay/CBSStroke preventionChecking your pulse frequently after a stroke may be ...
    A new study finds acetaminophen does not lessen lower back pain. Researchers in Australia studied more than 1600 people suffering from acute lower back pain. They found acetaminophen had no effect on short term pain levels, disability, sleep quality or quality of life. Doctors say the medical community needs to reevaluate using acetaminophen as the universal recommendation for lower back pain. SOURCE - The Lancet/MedDay/CBSStroke preventionChecking your pulse frequently after a stroke may be ...
  • Stray dog found carrying sidekick Chihuahua around in her mouth

    Stray dog found carrying sidekick Chihuahua around in her mouth

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:26:38 GMT
    Joni the mix lab-Pit Bull loves Chachi the Chihuahua. Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Facebook photoJoni the mix lab-Pit Bull loves Chachi the Chihuahua. Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Facebook photo
    The story of a stray lab-Pit Bull mix who took care of her injured Chihuahua sidekick is melting the hearts of people all across the country.The Savannah-Chatham Police Department is hoping all the attention will help them find a home for this special pair.
    The story of a stray lab-Pit Bull mix who took care of her injured Chihuahua sidekick is melting the hearts of people all across the country.The Savannah-Chatham Police Department is hoping all the attention will help them find a home for this special pair.
  • Conway florist puts a smile on nursing home residents faces

    Conway florist puts a smile on nursing home residents faces

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:56:43 GMT
    A Conway florist put a lot of smiles on a lot of peoples' faces on Wednesday.Granny's Florist along with the floral wire service company "Teleflora" delivered flowers to Kingston Nursing Center in Conway.
    A Conway florist put a lot of smiles on a lot of peoples' faces on Wednesday.Granny's Florist along with the floral wire service company "Teleflora" delivered flowers to Kingston Nursing Center in Conway.
  • Overweight & obese kids see themselves as skinnier than they really are, study says

    Overweight & obese kids see themselves as skinnier than they really are, study says

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:22:06 GMT
    More than a third of children and teens in this country are overweight or obese but how many view themselves as such may surprise you. Many overweight kids don't seem to see themselves that way, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Almost a third of children and teens between the ages of 8 and 15 put themselves in the wrong weight category. That's a little more than 9 million young people. The report spanned the years 2005 through 2012. Nearly nine ou...
    More than a third of children and teens in this country are overweight or obese but how many view themselves as such may surprise you. Many overweight kids don't seem to see themselves that way, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Almost a third of children and teens between the ages of 8 and 15 put themselves in the wrong weight category. That's a little more than 9 million young people. The report spanned the years 2005 through 2012. Nearly nine ou...
  • Grand Strand Medical Center Opens New Gift Shop

    Grand Strand Medical Center Opens New Gift Shop

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:40:29 GMT
    The gift shop at Grand Strand Medical Center has experienced a renovation under the operation of Lori's Gifts. Lori's Gifts is a national premier gift shop management company that offers custom-tailored
    The gift shop at Grand Strand Medical Center has experienced a renovation under the operation of Lori's Gifts.
  • New study on long term impact of severe pain during labor

    New study on long term impact of severe pain during labor

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:27:46 GMT
    A new study links severe pain during childbirth to postpartum depression. Researchers in China found 35 percent of women who did not receive an epidural during labor developed depression six weeks after giving birth. That number dropped to just 14 percent among women who were given the pain relief. Women who received an epidural were also more likely to breastfeed their babies. SOURCE - Anesthesia Analgesia/MedDay/CBSSchizophreniaGenetic scientists have linked more than 100 spots in human DN...
    A new study links severe pain during childbirth to postpartum depression. Researchers in China found 35 percent of women who did not receive an epidural during labor developed depression six weeks after giving birth. That number dropped to just 14 percent among women who were given the pain relief. Women who received an epidural were also more likely to breastfeed their babies. SOURCE - Anesthesia Analgesia/MedDay/CBSSchizophreniaGenetic scientists have linked more than 100 spots in human DN...
  • CMC Center for Breast Health Recognized as Certified Quality Breast Center

    CMC Center for Breast Health Recognized as Certified Quality Breast Center

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:10:22 GMT
    Conway Medical Center’s (CMC) Center for Breast Health has been recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center in the National Quality Measure for Breast Center Program™. This distinguished honor represents a commitment by CMC’s Center for Breast Health to provide the highest level of quality breast health care to patients in the community.CMC’s Center for Breast Health remains committed to patient-centered care. Som...
    Conway Medical Center’s (CMC) Center for Breast Health has been recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center in the National Quality Measure for Breast Center Program™. This distinguished honor represents a commitment by CMC’s Center for Breast Health to provide the highest level of quality breast health care to patients in the community.CMC’s Center for Breast Health remains committed to patient-centered care. Som...
  • Mysterious 'woman in black' wandering throughout the South

    Mysterious 'woman in black' wandering throughout the South

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:19:52 GMT
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    A mysterious figure is capturing the attention of social media. She's been nicknamed "the woman in black" and she's been spotted in different parts of east Tennessee and Virginia. Few people claim to know much about the so called "woman in black" spotted in the Mossy Grove
    A mysterious figure is capturing the attention of social media. She's been nicknamed "the woman in black" and she's been spotted in different parts of east Tennessee and Virginia. Few people claim to know much about the so called "woman in black" spotted in the Mossy Grove
  • Man molested teens as waves crashed at water park, sheriff says

    Man molested teens as waves crashed at water park, sheriff says

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:16:53 GMT
    Stiles in an image from WLFA and an image of the wave pool.Stiles in an image from WLFA and an image of the wave pool.
    The Orange County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man accused of molesting multiple teen girls at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon. According to WESH, four women came forward saying 54-year-old Perry Stiles touched the victims inappropriately
    The Orange County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man accused of molesting multiple teen girls at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon. According to WESH, four women came forward saying 54-year-old Perry Stiles touched the victims inappropriately
  • Southeastern Health and Lumberton receive large NC DOC grant

    Southeastern Health and Lumberton receive large NC DOC grant

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:11 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:11:49 GMT
    Representatives from Southeastern Health, The City of Lumberton, Robeson County Government and UNC Pembroke gathered recently to celebrate an award of $500,000 through a Building Reuse grant from the N.C. Department of Commerce to renovate a section of SoRepresentatives from Southeastern Health, The City of Lumberton, Robeson County Government and UNC Pembroke gathered recently to celebrate an award of $500,000 through a Building Reuse grant from the N.C. Department of Commerce to renovate a section of So
    Representatives from Southeastern Health (SeHealth) and The City of Lumberton gathered at Southeastern Regional Medical Center recently to celebrate an award of $500,000 through the North Carolina Department of Commerce for a Building Reuse grant to renovate a portion of the medical center for SeHealth’s medical education program.“This is a great example of collaboration with a common goal—improving our community,” said SeHealth President/CEO Joann Anderson. “I appreciate Lumberton City leade...
    Representatives from Southeastern Health (SeHealth) and The City of Lumberton gathered at Southeastern Regional Medical Center recently to celebrate an award of $500,000 through the North Carolina Department of Commerce for a Building Reuse grant to renovate a portion of the medical center for SeHealth’s medical education program.“This is a great example of collaboration with a common goal—improving our community,” said SeHealth President/CEO Joann Anderson. “I appreciate Lumberton City leade...
  • Two Grand Strand area hospitals earn Quest recognitions

    Two Grand Strand area hospitals earn Quest recognitions

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:24:03 GMT
    One of the nation’s leading health care improvement companies has recognized Waccamaw Community Hospital and Georgetown Memorial Hospital for outstanding care and safety. WCH was named a Quest Finalist by Premier Inc. for safety, patient satisfaction and efficiency, a recognition that puts the Murrells Inlet facility among the top-performing hospitals in the nation. Specifically, WCH was cited for reducing the average...
    One of the nation’s leading health care improvement companies has recognized Waccamaw Community Hospital and Georgetown Memorial Hospital for outstanding care and safety. WCH was named a Quest Finalist by Premier Inc. for safety, patient satisfaction and efficiency, a recognition that puts the Murrells Inlet facility among the top-performing hospitals in the nation. Specifically, WCH was cited for reducing the average...
  • 6th Annual Foundation Ball in support of McLeod Loris Seacoast

    6th Annual Foundation Ball in support of McLeod Loris Seacoast

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:55:54 GMT
    Under the Sea, the 6th Annual Foundation Ball in support of McLeod Loris Seacoast will be held Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 6p.m. It will take place at Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort located at 10000 Beach Club Drive, Myrtle Beach.The reception and silent auction starts at 6p.m. The fine dining and wine service is at 7:30pm and includeslive entertainment. The cost is $125 per person and it's Black Tie optional. Seating is limited. Call 843-390-8215 for more information.
    Under the Sea, the 6th Annual Foundation Ball in support of McLeod Loris Seacoast will be held Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 6p.m. It will take place at Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort located at 10000 Beach Club Drive, Myrtle Beach.The reception and silent auction starts at 6p.m. The fine dining and wine service is at 7:30pm and includeslive entertainment. The cost is $125 per person and it's Black Tie optional. Seating is limited. Call 843-390-8215 for more information.
  • A study looks at the dangers of playing Lacrosse

    A study looks at the dangers of playing Lacrosse

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:38:48 GMT
    A new study finds women have a tougher time recovering from heart attacks than men do. Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine focused on younger patients, between the ages of 30 and 54. They found
    A new study finds women have a tougher time recovering from heart attacks than men do. Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine focused on younger patients, between the ages of 30 and 54.
  • Surgical Specialists of Waccamaw expands to Georgetown

    Surgical Specialists of Waccamaw expands to Georgetown

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:26:15 GMT
    Surgical Specialists of Waccamaw, which opened in Murrells Inlet in 2012, has expanded its services to Georgetown to better serve patients throughout the Tidelands region. Located at 469 Marina Drive,
    Surgical Specialists of Waccamaw, which opened in Murrells Inlet in 2012, has expanded its services to Georgetown to better serve patients throughout the Tidelands region.
  • Georgetown Hospital System August events

    Georgetown Hospital System August events

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:14:10 GMT
    Friday, August 1RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE - GEORGETOWNGeorgetown Memorial Hospital from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Please call 527-7173 for information.Monday, August 4OB TOUR - GEORGETOWNWalking tour of Labor Delivery, Postpartum Unit and at Georgetown Memorial Hospital at 6 p.m. Pre-registration is required by calling 520-8490 or by self registration via our website. Wednesday, August 6HEARTSAVER BLS - CPR - MURRELLS INLETFor daycare workers and people interested in learning CPR, not intended for health...
    Friday, August 1RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE - GEORGETOWNGeorgetown Memorial Hospital from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Please call 527-7173 for information.Monday, August 4OB TOUR - GEORGETOWNWalking tour of Labor Delivery, Postpartum Unit and at Georgetown Memorial Hospital at 6 p.m. Pre-registration is required by calling 520-8490 or by self registration via our website. Wednesday, August 6HEARTSAVER BLS - CPR - MURRELLS INLETFor daycare workers and people interested in learning CPR, not intended for health...
  • Vandals destroy Murrells Inlet beehives, killing thousands of bees

    Vandals destroy Murrells Inlet beehives, killing thousands of bees

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:52:20 GMT
    Stephen Mantell's beehives that were damaged this weekendStephen Mantell's beehives that were damaged this weekend
    An Murrells Inlet beekeeper had several of his hives vandalized – leading to the death of thousands of bees this weekend. Stephen Mantell has several hives in the Burgess area near St. James High School.
    An Murrells Inlet beekeeper had several of his hives vandalized – leading to the death of thousands of bees this weekend. Stephen Mantell has several hives in the Burgess area near St. James High School.

  • Tips to manage stress and avoid anxiety

    Tips to manage stress and avoid anxiety

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:17:00 GMT
    Terrorism, shootings, international unrest ;the world is full of turmoil right now; and for some people, all this upheaval can be upsetting . Many become stressed out, but psychologists say, there are ways you can deal with anxiety that can keep depression away. - Exercise. Doctors say the best thing to do is to keep busy and get the endorphins pumping, which can make anyone feel better. - Watch your salt and sugar. Lowering both of these in your diet helps your whole body work better, includ...
    Terrorism, shootings, international unrest ;the world is full of turmoil right now; and for some people, all this upheaval can be upsetting . Many become stressed out, but psychologists say, there are ways you can deal with anxiety that can keep depression away. - Exercise. Doctors say the best thing to do is to keep busy and get the endorphins pumping, which can make anyone feel better. - Watch your salt and sugar. Lowering both of these in your diet helps your whole body work better, includ...
  • New research looks at HIV diagnosis rates in the U.S.

    New research looks at HIV diagnosis rates in the U.S.

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:28:59 GMT
    HIV rates are declining in the U.S. New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the annual HIV diagnosis rate in the U.S. has decreased more than 30 percent from 2002-2011. While declines have been seen in several groups including women and people 35 to 44, cases among homosexual men remained stable overall and *increases* were seen in some groups of young men. SOURCE - JAMA/MedDay/CBSAutismA new study found most of the genetic risk for autism comes from versions of...
    HIV rates are declining in the U.S. New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the annual HIV diagnosis rate in the U.S. has decreased more than 30 percent from 2002-2011. While declines have been seen in several groups including women and people 35 to 44, cases among homosexual men remained stable overall and *increases* were seen in some groups of young men. SOURCE - JAMA/MedDay/CBSAutismA new study found most of the genetic risk for autism comes from versions of...
  • Southeastern Health in Lumberton events

    Southeastern Health in Lumberton events

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:25:05 GMT
    Walk with a Doc spotlights tobacco cessationGibson Cancer Center’s Walk with a Doc series will host a program about resources available to help stop using tobacco products on Thursday, July 24 at 11 a.m. at Biggs Park Mall in Lumberton. Physician Assistant Catherine Gaines will present a brief presentation on tobacco cessation in the meeting space near J.C. Penny’s followed by a walk around the interior of the mall. A healthy lunch will also be provided. The event is sponsored by Gibson Cance...
    Walk with a Doc spotlights tobacco cessationGibson Cancer Center’s Walk with a Doc series will host a program about resources available to help stop using tobacco products on Thursday, July 24 at 11 a.m. at Biggs Park Mall in Lumberton. Physician Assistant Catherine Gaines will present a brief presentation on tobacco cessation in the meeting space near J.C. Penny’s followed by a walk around the interior of the mall. A healthy lunch will also be provided. The event is sponsored by Gibson Cance...
  • State-by-state income level that generates 'happiness plateau'

    State-by-state income level that generates 'happiness plateau'

    Friday, July 18 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-07-19 01:36:23 GMT
    Everyone knows the theory about money making folks happy. But, just how much money each year does it take to make someone happy – and how does that vary by state? A recent adjustment to a study figured out the minimum amount of earnings it takes to make someone happy – and that making more doesn’t really help any with happiness levels. In general, the study by psychologist Daniel Kahneman and economist Angus Deaton, found that $75,000 was the yearly earning that one reaches “contentment.” ...
    Everyone knows the theory about money making folks happy. But, just how much money each year does it take to make someone happy – and how does that vary by state? A recent adjustment to a study figured out the minimum amount of earnings it takes to make someone happy – and that making more doesn’t really help any with happiness levels. In general, the study by psychologist Daniel Kahneman and economist Angus Deaton, found that $75,000 was the yearly earning that one reaches “contentment.” ...
  • Duo caught on video stealing dinosaur model from NC museum, police say

    Duo caught on video stealing dinosaur model from NC museum, police say

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:06:20 GMT
    Museum image from police... image of couple from YouTubeMuseum image from police... image of couple from YouTube
    Two suspects in the theft of a dinosaur model from the Museum of Natural Sciences voluntarily turned themselves in to authorities onThursday.Logan Todd Ritchey, 21, of Raleigh, and Alyssa Ann Lavacca, 21, of Holly Springs, surrendered to North Carolina State Capitol Police following the theft Monday, the Department of Public Safety said.Ritchey and Lavacca face charges related to the theft of a polymer resin model of an Edmontosaurus (duck-billed) hatchling. The model is about 12 to 14 inches...
    Two suspects in the theft of a dinosaur model from the Museum of Natural Sciences voluntarily turned themselves in to authorities onThursday.Logan Todd Ritchey, 21, of Raleigh, and Alyssa Ann Lavacca, 21, of Holly Springs, surrendered to North Carolina State Capitol Police following the theft Monday, the Department of Public Safety said.Ritchey and Lavacca face charges related to the theft of a polymer resin model of an Edmontosaurus (duck-billed) hatchling. The model is about 12 to 14 inches...
  • A health risk for women who have taken birth control pills

    A health risk for women who have taken birth control pills

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:49:53 GMT
    Combining energy drinks and alcohol may increase the desire to keep drinking. A study out of Australia followed 75 young adults. The ones who mixed alcohol with an energy drink wanted to drink more than those who had only alcohol. The researchers warn--the combination of energy drinks and alcohol could lead to more drunk driving and alcohol fueled violence. SOURCE - The Australian National University/MedDay/CBS Birth control Women who take hormonal birth control could be at greater risk of de...
    Combining energy drinks and alcohol may increase the desire to keep drinking. A study out of Australia followed 75 young adults. The ones who mixed alcohol with an energy drink wanted to drink more than those who had only alcohol. The researchers warn--the combination of energy drinks and alcohol could lead to more drunk driving and alcohol fueled violence. SOURCE - The Australian National University/MedDay/CBS Birth control Women who take hormonal birth control could be at greater risk of de...
  • Babies practice speech long before they can talk, study shows

    Babies practice speech long before they can talk, study shows

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:17:52 GMT
    If you're a parent of an infant, you probably can't wait to hear those first words. Usually, babies speak when they're about one year old. But new research says they're actually ready to speak much younger than you think.This new research says that babies are actually practicing in their brains how to say their first words way before they actually utter them.This study was done at the University of Washington. Researchers looked at how the brains of 57 babies processed languages. They found t...
    If you're a parent of an infant, you probably can't wait to hear those first words. Usually, babies speak when they're about one year old. But new research says they're actually ready to speak much younger than you think.This new research says that babies are actually practicing in their brains how to say their first words way before they actually utter them.This study was done at the University of Washington. Researchers looked at how the brains of 57 babies processed languages. They found t...
  • Important information for breast cancer patients considering a double mastectomy

    Important information for breast cancer patients considering a double mastectomy

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-07-17 15:32:20 GMT
    Women making the difficult choice to undergo a double mastectomy when cancer is diagnosed in one breast receive only a marginal increase in life expectancy - according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Minnesota found the average gain was just a few months. The procedure was somewhat more beneficial for younger women and women in early stages of the disease. SOURCE - University of Minnesota/MedDay/CBS AntibioticsNew research finds many doctors are incorrectly prescribing antibi...
    Women making the difficult choice to undergo a double mastectomy when cancer is diagnosed in one breast receive only a marginal increase in life expectancy - according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Minnesota found the average gain was just a few months. The procedure was somewhat more beneficial for younger women and women in early stages of the disease. SOURCE - University of Minnesota/MedDay/CBS AntibioticsNew research finds many doctors are incorrectly prescribing antibi...
  • New school food guidelines may affect fundraising efforts in Horry County

    New school food guidelines may affect fundraising efforts in Horry County

    Thursday, July 17 2014 7:57 AM EDT2014-07-17 11:57:02 GMT
    New school lunch regulations will require snack items served in public schools to have fewer than 200 calories. In addition, Entrée items must be under 350 calories, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. That includes vending machines, lunch rooms and other campus food venues.However, that will also affect schools that sell things like candy or hold bake sales to benefit school organizations. That’...
    New school lunch regulations will require snack items served in public schools to have fewer than 200 calories. In addition, Entrée items must be under 350 calories, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. That includes vending machines, lunch rooms and other campus food venues.However, that will also affect schools that sell things like candy or hold bake sales to benefit school organizations. That’...
  • Stress eating linked to weight gain in women, study shows

    Stress eating linked to weight gain in women, study shows

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-07-17 01:36:19 GMT
    For a lot of people, there's a pattern when you have a bad day or are stressed about something, you look for the potato chips, the cookies or a hamburger and fries. When eating emotionally, our bodies typically crave high fat or sugar but it turns out giving in to those cravings may be hurting women's health even more than we thought.A new study in the journal, Biological Psychiatry put the impact of emotional eating to the test. They tested 58 women with differing levels of stress in their d...
    For a lot of people, there's a pattern when you have a bad day or are stressed about something, you look for the potato chips, the cookies or a hamburger and fries. When eating emotionally, our bodies typically crave high fat or sugar but it turns out giving in to those cravings may be hurting women's health even more than we thought.A new study in the journal, Biological Psychiatry put the impact of emotional eating to the test. They tested 58 women with differing levels of stress in their d...
  • Researchers have identified a new protein in the brains of Alzheimer's patients

    Researchers have identified a new protein in the brains of Alzheimer's patients

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-07-16 15:52:12 GMT
    For the very first time here we have evidence that when a human has TDP43 protein also, they are ten times more likely to have memory problems. Doctors presented their findings at the Alzheimer's Association
    For the very first time here we have evidence that when a human has TDP43 protein also, they are ten times more likely to have memory problems.
  • “Understanding Dementia” series for families and professionals

    “Understanding Dementia” series for families and professionals

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-07-15 18:26:11 GMT
    The Florence Alzheimer's Community Task force (FACT) is sponsoring a monthly training series "Understanding Dementia" at the Leatherman Senior Center. The program is free to the public and is being conducted by Adelle Stanley (CRCFA) who is a certified Dementia Specialist. The program is designed for family members and professionals to gain better understanding of cognitive disorders to better manage the care for their loved ones who suffer from dementia. Topics range from types of dementia t...
    The Florence Alzheimer's Community Task force (FACT) is sponsoring a monthly training series "Understanding Dementia" at the Leatherman Senior Center. The program is free to the public and is being conducted by Adelle Stanley (CRCFA) who is a certified Dementia Specialist. The program is designed for family members and professionals to gain better understanding of cognitive disorders to better manage the care for their loved ones who suffer from dementia. Topics range from types of dementia t...
  • New evidence shows Alzheimer's cases are projected to drop in some nation

    New evidence shows Alzheimer's cases are projected to drop in some nation

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-07-15 15:14:24 GMT
    New research presented at the Alzheimer's Association Conference in Copenhagen suggests that higher levels of education and better treatment of cardiovascular disease in the U.S. and in other developed nations could lead to a drop in Alzheimer's cases. Doctors say there is evidence that these factors and working a mentally challenging job can improve memory and increase brain capacity and that in turn reduces the risk of developing dementia. SOURCE - Alzheimer's Association International Conf...
    New research presented at the Alzheimer's Association Conference in Copenhagen suggests that higher levels of education and better treatment of cardiovascular disease in the U.S. and in other developed nations could lead to a drop in Alzheimer's cases. Doctors say there is evidence that these factors and working a mentally challenging job can improve memory and increase brain capacity and that in turn reduces the risk of developing dementia. SOURCE - Alzheimer's Association International Conf...
  • Joining a gym may help students get better grades, study says

    Joining a gym may help students get better grades, study says

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-07-14 21:41:30 GMT
    We all know there physical benefits of exercise and while there's no doubt hitting the gym makes us feel better, new research suggests it may also make us think better too.This new research looked at college kids and it showed a powerful link between those who had fitness center memberships and those who got good gradesThe study was done by Michigan State university researchers who looked at nearly 5,000 freshman and sophomores. They found that students who were members of the gym or involved...
    We all know there physical benefits of exercise and while there's no doubt hitting the gym makes us feel better, new research suggests it may also make us think better too.This new research looked at college kids and it showed a powerful link between those who had fitness center memberships and those who got good gradesThe study was done by Michigan State university researchers who looked at nearly 5,000 freshman and sophomores. They found that students who were members of the gym or involved...
  • Study gives parents, doctors new options to treat painful, itchy condition

    Study gives parents, doctors new options to treat painful, itchy condition

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-07-14 20:00:14 GMT
    The number of children with atopic dermatitis, often referred to as eczema, is on the rise. Some estimate that one in five children in the U.S. now suffers from the painful, itchy skin condition. In an effort to control their symptoms, many children are prescribed powerful medications like immunosuppressants or topical steroids. “Those medications can be effective, but they also can be a cause for concern for a lot of parents, especially when they’re used long term,” said Mark Boguniewicz, MD...
    The number of children with atopic dermatitis, often referred to as eczema, is on the rise. Some estimate that one in five children in the U.S. now suffers from the painful, itchy skin condition. In an effort to control their symptoms, many children are prescribed powerful medications like immunosuppressants or topical steroids. “Those medications can be effective, but they also can be a cause for concern for a lot of parents, especially when they’re used long term,” said Mark Boguniewicz, MD...
  • Stress and high-fat meals combine to slow metabolism in women

    Stress and high-fat meals combine to slow metabolism in women

    Monday, July 14 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-07-14 19:12:30 GMT
    A new study in women suggests that experiencing one or more stressful events the day before eating a single high-fat meal can slow the body's metabolism, potentially contributing to weight gain. Researchers
    A new study in women suggests that experiencing one or more stressful events the day before eating a single high-fat meal can slow the body's metabolism, potentially contributing to weight gain. 
  • Several new studies on Alzheimer's point to a lifestyle that seems to prevent the disease

    Several new studies on Alzheimer's point to a lifestyle that seems to prevent the disease

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-07-14 15:17:52 GMT
    A new study on sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, finds 69 percent of the time, the infant was sharing a bed with an adult. The research published in the journal Pediatrics tracked more than 8,000 SIDS cases over an 8-year period. Researchers also noted most of the infants who were bed-sharing were younger than 4-months old. SOURCE - Pediatrics/MedDay/CBSWrong dosage of meds In another Pediatrics study, researchers found more than 40 percent of all parents give their children the wrong do...
    A new study on sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, finds 69 percent of the time, the infant was sharing a bed with an adult. The research published in the journal Pediatrics tracked more than 8,000 SIDS cases over an 8-year period. Researchers also noted most of the infants who were bed-sharing were younger than 4-months old. SOURCE - Pediatrics/MedDay/CBSWrong dosage of meds In another Pediatrics study, researchers found more than 40 percent of all parents give their children the wrong do...
  • Sunday Brunch: Conway's Crady's Eclectic Cuisine

    Sunday Brunch: Conway's Crady's Eclectic Cuisine

    Sunday, July 13 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-07-13 13:12:24 GMT
    CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW) - Barbara Whitley, the baker at Crady's in Conway, stopped by News 13 Sunday Morning to make Blueberry Lemon Scones with Lauren and Andrew. Crady's is located at 332 Main Street in Conway. It serves lunch seven days a week and brunch on Sunday mornings.To learn more about the restaurant, click here.To make the Blueberry Lemon Scones at home:3 cups all purpose flour1/2 cup granulated sugar2 1/2tsp. baking powder3/4 cup of room temperature unsalted butter1 cup buttermilk1 ts...
    CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW) - Barbara Whitley, the baker at Crady's in Conway, stopped by News 13 Sunday Morning to make Blueberry Lemon Scones with Lauren and Andrew. Crady's is located at 332 Main Street in Conway. It serves lunch seven days a week and brunch on Sunday mornings.To learn more about the restaurant, click here.To make the Blueberry Lemon Scones at home:3 cups all purpose flour1/2 cup granulated sugar2 1/2tsp. baking powder3/4 cup of room temperature unsalted butter1 cup buttermilk1 ts...
  • Girl preps for plastic surgery with ear grown on arm, following raccoon attack

    Girl preps for plastic surgery with ear grown on arm, following raccoon attack

    Saturday, July 12 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-07-12 12:41:17 GMT
    A Michigan girl, who was mauled by a pet raccoon as a baby, has a new ear growing on her arm.Charlotte Ponce is now 12 years old, but when she was a baby, a pet raccoon attacked her, destroying much of her face and taking her ear.A Michigan girl, who was mauled by a pet raccoon as a baby, has a new ear growing on her arm.Charlotte Ponce is now 12 years old, but when she was a baby, a pet raccoon attacked her, destroying much of her face and taking her ear.
    A Michigan girl, who was mauled by a pet raccoon as a baby, has a new ear growing on her arm.Charlotte Ponce is now 12 years old, but when she was a baby, a pet raccoon attacked her, destroying much of her face and taking her ear.So far, Charlotte has had her nose, cheeks and lips rebuilt.A plastic surgeon shaped her new ear with cartilage from her ribs, and then implanted it on her arm to help the skin grow."And you see I'm very pleased with the projection, you can see the ear here. Once we ...
    A Michigan girl, who was mauled by a pet raccoon as a baby, has a new ear growing on her arm.Charlotte Ponce is now 12 years old, but when she was a baby, a pet raccoon attacked her, destroying much of her face and taking her ear.So far, Charlotte has had her nose, cheeks and lips rebuilt.A plastic surgeon shaped her new ear with cartilage from her ribs, and then implanted it on her arm to help the skin grow."And you see I'm very pleased with the projection, you can see the ear here. Once we ...
  • Budget Gourmet: Apple Rosemary Chicken And Raviolis

    Budget Gourmet: Apple Rosemary Chicken And Raviolis

    Friday, July 11 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-07-11 20:35:08 GMT
    Scatori's Kevin Levine stopped by to make Apple Rosemary Chicken And Raviolis2 pieces of Boneless Chicken Breast 1 Apple Fresh Rosemary Splash of white wine Salt Pepper Garlic Butter Little flour Favorite Raviolis Dredge chicken in flour then pan sear Add chopped apples, chopped rosemary, garlic, salt and pepper and white wine Simmer until chicken is cooked through Add butter to tighten your sauce Serve over Raviolis
    Scatori's Kevin Levine stopped by to make Apple Rosemary Chicken And Raviolis2 pieces of Boneless Chicken Breast 1 Apple Fresh Rosemary Splash of white wine Salt Pepper Garlic Butter Little flour Favorite Raviolis Dredge chicken in flour then pan sear Add chopped apples, chopped rosemary, garlic, salt and pepper and white wine Simmer until chicken is cooked through Add butter to tighten your sauce Serve over Raviolis
  • J. Crew under fire for new size 000 for women's clothes

    J. Crew under fire for new size 000 for women's clothes

    Friday, July 11 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-07-11 19:00:51 GMT
    J.Crew faces backlash over a very "tiny" choice for customers, a size 000 addition for its women's clothing. The size is equivalent to a 23 inch waist and is the same as XXXS in Europe. J. Crew is now offering the size in pants. "I won't support J.Crew's decision to expand their sizing downward because it feeds into the notion that clothing size is a scarlet letter," Capitol Hill Style wrote. "The practical and reasonable thing to do would be to create a measurement's guide that isn't abh...
    J.Crew faces backlash over a very "tiny" choice for customers, a size 000 addition for its women's clothing. The size is equivalent to a 23 inch waist and is the same as XXXS in Europe. J. Crew is now offering the size in pants. "I won't support J.Crew's decision to expand their sizing downward because it feeds into the notion that clothing size is a scarlet letter," Capitol Hill Style wrote. "The practical and reasonable thing to do would be to create a measurement's guide that isn't abh...
  • New findings about conditions that increase the risk of stroke

    New findings about conditions that increase the risk of stroke

    Friday, July 11 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-07-11 17:10:00 GMT
    A new British study finds reducing alcohol consumption can reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and obesity, even for light to moderate drinkers. The finding challenges previous research that found light to moderate drinking can have a protective effect on the heart. SOURCE - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine/MedDay/CBSStrokePsychological factors can significantly increase your risk of stroke. Researchers at the University of Minnesota studied 6,700 adults betwee...
    A new British study finds reducing alcohol consumption can reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and obesity, even for light to moderate drinkers. The finding challenges previous research that found light to moderate drinking can have a protective effect on the heart. SOURCE - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine/MedDay/CBSStrokePsychological factors can significantly increase your risk of stroke. Researchers at the University of Minnesota studied 6,700 adults betwee...
  • Scott's Bar-B-Que in Hemingway makes top 10 list

    Scott's Bar-B-Que in Hemingway makes top 10 list

    Friday, July 11 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-07-11 15:49:30 GMT
    The south is known for it's BBQ - no matter how you spell it. There are some restaurants that really rise to the top when it comes to this type of cuisine. Each state offers a variety in taste, how its cooked, and even at what temperature.Here are 10 of the best spots for enjoying Southern barbecue according to USA Today South.Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q - Decatur, Ala. and Monroe, N.C.Customers come from all over the South to pay their respects to the Alabama barbecue legend Big Bob Gibson, whose...
    The south is known for it's BBQ - no matter how you spell it. There are some restaurants that really rise to the top when it comes to this type of cuisine. Each state offers a variety in taste, how its cooked, and even at what temperature.Here are 10 of the best spots for enjoying Southern barbecue according to USA Today South.Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q - Decatur, Ala. and Monroe, N.C.Customers come from all over the South to pay their respects to the Alabama barbecue legend Big Bob Gibson, whose...
  • Taking a pill instead of putting on sunscreen

    Taking a pill instead of putting on sunscreen

    Friday, July 11 2014 8:40 AM EDT2014-07-11 12:40:33 GMT
    Sunscreen pills Murad, Heliocare and Sun AssureSunscreen pills Murad, Heliocare and Sun Assure
    (CBS) - You may have come across ads for sunscreen pills and wondered if they work.Maricela Lugo burns easily. That's why she takes sunscreen seriously for herself and her kids, but she admits it's a hassle.Lugo said, "If I can avoid the lotion because it is messy, sticky, some of its smelly."So the idea of a simple pill for sun protection is definitely appealing.Lugo admitted, "I would probably consider trying it out...
    (CBS) - You may have come across ads for sunscreen pills and wondered if they work.Maricela Lugo burns easily. That's why she takes sunscreen seriously for herself and her kids, but she admits it's a hassle.Lugo said, "If I can avoid the lotion because it is messy, sticky, some of its smelly."So the idea of a simple pill for sun protection is definitely appealing.Lugo admitted, "I would probably consider trying it out...
  • "Vampire facial" offers new way to look younger

    "Vampire facial" offers new way to look younger

    Friday, July 11 2014 7:51 AM EDT2014-07-11 11:51:51 GMT
    A new type of cosmetic craze is hitting the market called the "vampire facial" or the "blood facial."It uses your own blood platelets to make you look younger, heal tissue and regenerate cells. It works by starting with numbing cream. Then the blood is drawn and put through a machine and it separates the red and white blood cells from the platelets - turning into a yellowish color. Then comes the skin pin. It causes p...
    A new type of cosmetic craze is hitting the market called the "vampire facial" or the "blood facial."It uses your own blood platelets to make you look younger, heal tissue and regenerate cells. It works by starting with numbing cream. Then the blood is drawn and put through a machine and it separates the red and white blood cells from the platelets - turning into a yellowish color. Then comes the skin pin. It causes p...
  • Beached whale found on SC island

    Beached whale found on SC island

    Thursday, July 10 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-07-10 21:32:27 GMT
    WSAV photoWSAV photo
    A beached whale was found on Thursday morning on the beach in the Port Royal Plantation on Hilton Head Island.Officials tell WSAV-TV that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, is on the beach performing a necropsy. WSAV has a crew on the way and will bring you more details when they become available.
    A beached whale was found on Thursday morning on the beach in the Port Royal Plantation on Hilton Head Island.Officials tell WSAV-TV that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, is on the beach performing a necropsy. WSAV has a crew on the way and will bring you more details when they become available.
  • New drug gives hope to women struggling with infertility

    New drug gives hope to women struggling with infertility

    Thursday, July 10 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-07-10 20:49:56 GMT
    Many people believe changes in weather can trigger back and neck pain. But researchers at the University of Sydney, Australia say they are not linked. They looked at the case studies of about one thousand patients and the weather data over the course of a year. They found no association between body aches and temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind direction or precipitation. SOURCE -George Institute for Global Health at the University of Sydney, Australia/MedDay/CBSKids and activityGo outs...
    Many people believe changes in weather can trigger back and neck pain. But researchers at the University of Sydney, Australia say they are not linked. They looked at the case studies of about one thousand patients and the weather data over the course of a year. They found no association between body aches and temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind direction or precipitation. SOURCE -George Institute for Global Health at the University of Sydney, Australia/MedDay/CBSKids and activityGo outs...
  • Carolinas Hospital system adds breakthrough MRI scanner

    Carolinas Hospital system adds breakthrough MRI scanner

    Thursday, July 10 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-07-10 16:53:49 GMT
    Thursday, Carolinas Hospital System announced that patients and physicians now have access to the first-ever digital broadband magnetic resonance imaging system: the Ingenia 1.5T from Philips Healthcare. This revolutionary machine is designed to quickly perform high-quality MRI scans with a high level of patient comfort. The new MRI can significantly reduce exam time and has a wide opening to accommodate patients of varying size, age, and physical condition. This makes the system less confin...
    Thursday, Carolinas Hospital System announced that patients and physicians now have access to the first-ever digital broadband magnetic resonance imaging system: the Ingenia 1.5T from Philips Healthcare. This revolutionary machine is designed to quickly perform high-quality MRI scans with a high level of patient comfort. The new MRI can significantly reduce exam time and has a wide opening to accommodate patients of varying size, age, and physical condition. This makes the system less confin...
  • SC families of loved ones who died from infection following surgery want answers

    SC families of loved ones who died from infection following surgery want answers

    Thursday, July 10 2014 8:19 AM EDT2014-07-10 12:19:00 GMT
    Family members of patients who died after having surgery and being infected with a rare bacteria are asking Greenville Health System for a full explanation.A hospital spokeswoman says 15 patients tested positive for Mycobacterium abscessus. Three of those patients died, and doctors believe the infection was a contributing factor.The Department of Health and Environmental Control is investigating along with the hospital. A DHEC spokesman said they're testing two pieces of medical equipment whi...
    Family members of patients who died after having surgery and being infected with a rare bacteria are asking Greenville Health System for a full explanation.A hospital spokeswoman says 15 patients tested positive for Mycobacterium abscessus. Three of those patients died, and doctors believe the infection was a contributing factor.The Department of Health and Environmental Control is investigating along with the hospital. A DHEC spokesman said they're testing two pieces of medical equipment whi...
  • Caffeine consumption boosts weight loss during exercise, study says

    Caffeine consumption boosts weight loss during exercise, study says

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-07-09 22:04:47 GMT
    If you're a caffeine drinker, you may find it has a surprising benefit. Drinking a little joe may help our exercise. A new study suggests that if you follow this pattern: drink coffee first, then hit the gym; you are more likely to lose more weight.The study was published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. Researchers found that athletes who took in caffeine before their workout burned f15% more calories for three hours after they completed their exercise...
    If you're a caffeine drinker, you may find it has a surprising benefit. Drinking a little joe may help our exercise. A new study suggests that if you follow this pattern: drink coffee first, then hit the gym; you are more likely to lose more weight.The study was published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. Researchers found that athletes who took in caffeine before their workout burned f15% more calories for three hours after they completed their exercise...
  • New research finds a combined effort may be the best way to stop smoking

    New research finds a combined effort may be the best way to stop smoking

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-07-09 20:42:27 GMT
    Many U.S. hospitals still perform traditional surgery for many common procedures, even though minimally invasive surgery is associated with better outcomes and fewer complications. Researchers at Johns Hopkins found some hospitals never used minimally invasive surgery and some used it 75 percent of the time for procedures such as appendectomies and hysterectomies. Researchers say urban hospitals were more likely to use minimally invasive surgery. SOURCE - BMJ.com/MedDay/CBSHPV vaccineA new st...
    Many U.S. hospitals still perform traditional surgery for many common procedures, even though minimally invasive surgery is associated with better outcomes and fewer complications. Researchers at Johns Hopkins found some hospitals never used minimally invasive surgery and some used it 75 percent of the time for procedures such as appendectomies and hysterectomies. Researchers say urban hospitals were more likely to use minimally invasive surgery. SOURCE - BMJ.com/MedDay/CBSHPV vaccineA new st...
  • 24,000 Robeson County students to receive free school lunches in 2014-2015

    24,000 Robeson County students to receive free school lunches in 2014-2015

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-07-09 20:21:31 GMT
    LUMBERTON, NC— Robeson County students will be eligible to receive free lunches when school starts back in August.According to the Robesonian.com, Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County announcedTuesday night that the district had met the eligibility requirements for participation in the Community Eligibility Provision National School Lunch Program.The national program would allow Robeson County schools to serve free lunches to all children, regardless of their financial ...
    LUMBERTON, NC— Robeson County students will be eligible to receive free lunches when school starts back in August.According to the Robesonian.com, Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County announcedTuesday night that the district had met the eligibility requirements for participation in the Community Eligibility Provision National School Lunch Program.The national program would allow Robeson County schools to serve free lunches to all children, regardless of their financial ...
  • CMC, Kingston & CPG awarded for safety

    CMC, Kingston & CPG awarded for safety

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-07-09 13:35:25 GMT
    Conway Medical Center (CMC), Kingston Nursing Center and Conway Physicians Group (CPG) were recently recognized by Palmetto Hospital Trust (PHT) at the 12th Annual PHTS Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Conference PHT Awards Luncheon for safety.CMC and Kingston Nursing Center, an 88-bed facility offering Long Term Care and Subacute Care were two of seven recipients to receive Most Improved Safety Award. This award is for the largest reductions in loss ratio from 2012 to 2013 in the seven ca...
    Conway Medical Center (CMC), Kingston Nursing Center and Conway Physicians Group (CPG) were recently recognized by Palmetto Hospital Trust (PHT) at the 12th Annual PHTS Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Conference PHT Awards Luncheon for safety.CMC and Kingston Nursing Center, an 88-bed facility offering Long Term Care and Subacute Care were two of seven recipients to receive Most Improved Safety Award. This award is for the largest reductions in loss ratio from 2012 to 2013 in the seven ca...
  • New study about the health hazards of too much weight around the midsection

    New study about the health hazards of too much weight around the midsection

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-07-08 15:50:06 GMT
    People with excessive belly fat are at increased risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD. A team of researchers in the U.S. and Germany studied more than 113,000 people between the ages of 50 and 70 who did not have COPD, cancer or heart disease. They found men and women with a large waist circumference had a 72 percent increased risk of developing COPD. People who exercise at least five times a week can significantly reduce their chances of developing the lung disease. SOURCE ...
    People with excessive belly fat are at increased risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD. A team of researchers in the U.S. and Germany studied more than 113,000 people between the ages of 50 and 70 who did not have COPD, cancer or heart disease. They found men and women with a large waist circumference had a 72 percent increased risk of developing COPD. People who exercise at least five times a week can significantly reduce their chances of developing the lung disease. SOURCE ...
  • MIT device reads to the blind in real time

    MIT device reads to the blind in real time

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-07-08 14:20:10 GMT
    CAScientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing an audio reading device to be worn on the index finger of people whose vision is impaired, giving them affordable and immediate access to printed words.The so-called FingerReader, a prototype produced by a 3-D printer, fits like a ring on the user's finger, equipped with a small camera that scans text. A synthesized voice reads words aloud, quickly translating books, restaurant menus and other needed materials for daily ...
    CAScientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing an audio reading device to be worn on the index finger of people whose vision is impaired, giving them affordable and immediate access to printed words.The so-called FingerReader, a prototype produced by a 3-D printer, fits like a ring on the user's finger, equipped with a small camera that scans text. A synthesized voice reads words aloud, quickly translating books, restaurant menus and other needed materials for daily ...
  • MC Hammer films new cooking show at Conway restaurant

    MC Hammer films new cooking show at Conway restaurant

    Monday, July 7 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-07-07 20:31:11 GMT
     Freshwater Fish Company in Conway  will be featured in July on the Food Network in a new television show called Holy & Hungry, which is hosted by MC Hammer.The show is about ordained ministers/pastors who also own and operate restaurants.
     Freshwater Fish Company in Conway  will be featured in July on the Food Network in a new television show called Holy & Hungry, which is hosted by MC Hammer.The show is about ordained ministers/pastors who also own and operate restaurants.
  • New study shows a baby's size at birth has little to do with genetic factors

    New study shows a baby's size at birth has little to do with genetic factors

    Monday, July 7 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-07-07 19:54:40 GMT
    A new study shows nearly one in five, or 18 percent of U.S. high school seniors, use hookahs. Hookah is a method of smoking where smoke is passed through water before it's inhaled through a pipe. Researchers
    A new study shows nearly one in five, or 18 percent of U.S. high school seniors, use hookahs. Hookah is a method of smoking where smoke is passed through water before it's inhaled through a pipe.
  • Sacral Nerve Stimulation gives pediatric patients hope

    Sacral Nerve Stimulation gives pediatric patients hope

    Monday, July 7 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-07-07 16:42:33 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio— result, she has never been to high school and has been on home hospital care for nine years. Her life is filled with rigidly timed and painful flushes to try to clear her colon, but
    Heather Rayser, 16, has a colon that does not function properly and as a result, she has never been to high school and has been on home hospital care for nine years.
  • New device allows brain to bypass spinal cord, move paralyzed limbs

    New device allows brain to bypass spinal cord, move paralyzed limbs

    Monday, July 7 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-07-07 15:34:36 GMT
    For the first time ever, a paralyzed man can move his fingers and hand with his own thoughts thanks to an innovative partnership between The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Battelle.Ian Burkhart, a 23-year-old quadriplegic from Dublin, Ohio, is the first patient to useNeurobridge, an electronic neural bypass for spinal cord injuries that reconnects the brain directly to muscles, allowing voluntary and functional control of a paralyzed limb. Burkhart is the first of a potential...
    For the first time ever, a paralyzed man can move his fingers and hand with his own thoughts thanks to an innovative partnership between The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Battelle.Ian Burkhart, a 23-year-old quadriplegic from Dublin, Ohio, is the first patient to useNeurobridge, an electronic neural bypass for spinal cord injuries that reconnects the brain directly to muscles, allowing voluntary and functional control of a paralyzed limb. Burkhart is the first of a potential...
  • Sunday Brunch: Myrtle Beach's Croissants Bistro & Bakery

    Sunday Brunch: Myrtle Beach's Croissants Bistro & Bakery

    Sunday Brunch: Myrtle Beach's Croissants Bistro & Bakery

    Sunday, July 6 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-07-06 15:25:09 GMT
    Executive Chef Brad Daniels with Croissants Bistro Bakery stopped by News 13 Sunday Morning to make Carolina Hash with Lauren and Andrew.Croissants offers its brunch menu on Saturday from8 to 4 and Sunday from 10 to 2. To make the Carolina Hash, first, saute' onions, red peppers, and green peppers in an olive oil/canola oil blend. How long you saute' them is your preference. The longer you saute' the vegetables, the softer they will be...
    Executive Chef Brad Daniels with Croissants Bistro Bakery stopped by News 13 Sunday Morning to make Carolina Hash with Lauren and Andrew.Croissants offers its brunch menu on Saturday from8 to 4 and Sunday from 10 to 2. To make the Carolina Hash, first, saute' onions, red peppers, and green peppers in an olive oil/canola oil blend. How long you saute' them is your preference. The longer you saute' the vegetables, the softer they will be...
  • Conjoined twins to become longest living set

    Conjoined twins to become longest living set

    Friday, July 4 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-07-05 01:03:28 GMT
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    Ohio brothers hoping to be recognized later this year as the world's oldest conjoined twins plan to celebrate Saturday as they hit a milestone they've been looking forward to for years.Donnie and Ronnie Galyon of Beavercreek will be 62 years, 8 months and 7 days old
    Ohio brothers hoping to be recognized later this year as the world's oldest conjoined twins plan to celebrate Saturday as they hit a milestone they've been looking forward to for years.Donnie and Ronnie Galyon of Beavercreek will be 62 years, 8 months and 7 days old
  • New study points to a shocking failure rate in new Alzheimer's medications

    New study points to a shocking failure rate in new Alzheimer's medications

    Thursday, July 3 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-07-03 18:49:20 GMT
    Researchers say there's an urgent need for the development of new Alzheimer's drugs. A review at the Cleveland Clinic finds more than 99-percent of medications developed over the course of a decade have failed. Now the pipeline for new therapies is nearly dry. The study says 44-million people around the world suffer from Alzheimer's and that efforts for drug development need more support. SOURCE - Alzheimer's Research Therapy/MedDay/CBSParkinson's diseaseA good brisk walk may improve the sym...
    Researchers say there's an urgent need for the development of new Alzheimer's drugs. A review at the Cleveland Clinic finds more than 99-percent of medications developed over the course of a decade have failed. Now the pipeline for new therapies is nearly dry. The study says 44-million people around the world suffer from Alzheimer's and that efforts for drug development need more support. SOURCE - Alzheimer's Research Therapy/MedDay/CBSParkinson's diseaseA good brisk walk may improve the sym...
  • Germs on your smartphone could prove useful for monitoring bacteria

    Germs on your smartphone could prove useful for monitoring bacteria

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-07-03 01:27:04 GMT
    How many times a day do you think you touch your smartphone, hundreds maybe? Well a new study says all those germs that we're inevitably leaving behind on our screens may be a useful tool for scientistsResearchers say what we leave behind on our smartphones amounts to a personal "bacteria blueprint", or a fingerprint that can tell us a lot about our health. Researchers from the University of Oregon found that 82% of the most common bacteria, typically found on our hands, are also on our smart...
    How many times a day do you think you touch your smartphone, hundreds maybe? Well a new study says all those germs that we're inevitably leaving behind on our screens may be a useful tool for scientistsResearchers say what we leave behind on our smartphones amounts to a personal "bacteria blueprint", or a fingerprint that can tell us a lot about our health. Researchers from the University of Oregon found that 82% of the most common bacteria, typically found on our hands, are also on our smart...
  • How to make an $8 homemade air conditioner

    How to make an $8 homemade air conditioner

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-07-02 20:39:50 GMT
    Cool air comes out of the cooler made into air conditioner.Cool air comes out of the cooler made into air conditioner.
    These homemade air-conditioner instructions will help you skip the expense of air conditioning this summer. One of the nice things about these air conditioners is that it'll give you up to 6 hours of coolness. They're not too complicated, and
    These homemade air-conditioner instructions will help you skip the expense of air conditioning this summer. One of the nice things about these air conditioners is that it'll give you up to 6 hours of coolness. They're not too complicated, and
  • CDC says doctors in one particular part of the country are more likely to prescribe you an opioid painkiller

    CDC says doctors in one particular part of the country are more likely to prescribe you an opioid painkiller

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-07-02 19:56:57 GMT
    Health care providers in the South wrote the most opioid painkiller prescriptions in 2012. That's according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control. The highest prescribing state is Alabama.
    Health care providers in the South wrote the most opioid painkiller prescriptions in 2012. That's according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control.
  • Myrtle Beach woman offers shark tooth hunting tips to visitors

    Myrtle Beach woman offers shark tooth hunting tips to visitors

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-07-01 23:09:20 GMT
    Blakely Roof of Myrtle Beach shares her shark tooth hunting tips with visitors on Visit Myrtle Beach's YouTube channel.Blakely Roof of Myrtle Beach shares her shark tooth hunting tips with visitors on Visit Myrtle Beach's YouTube channel.
    Blakely Roof grew up a long way from the beach, hundreds of miles away in the Great Smoky Mountains. When she moved to Myrtle Beach about eight years ago, she started noticing people would share shark teeth they had found at the beach, and she wanted to learn how to find them herself.
    Blakely Roof grew up a long way from the beach, hundreds of miles away in the Great Smoky Mountains. When she moved to Myrtle Beach about eight years ago, she started noticing people would share shark teeth they had found at the beach, and she wanted to learn how to find them herself.
  • McLeod Loris Seacoast offers Heart Health Lunch and Learn seminar

    McLeod Loris Seacoast offers Heart Health Lunch and Learn seminar

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-07-01 15:25:21 GMT
    McLeod Loris Seacoast is offering a free lunch and learn seminar at McLeod Seacoast. The seminar will feature cardiologist, Nathan Almeida, MD, of Pee Dee Cardiology, who will be discussing heart health, risks for developing heart disease and preventive measures that can be taken to maintain a healthy heart.
    McLeod Loris Seacoast is offering a free lunch and learn seminar at McLeod Seacoast. The seminar will feature cardiologist, Nathan Almeida, MD, of Pee Dee Cardiology, who will be discussing heart health, risks for developing heart disease and preventive measures that can be taken to maintain a healthy heart.
  • McLeod Loris Seacoast recognizes Merit Award recipients

    McLeod Loris Seacoast recognizes Merit Award recipients

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 10:09 AM EDT2014-07-01 14:09:47 GMT
    McLeod Loris Seacoast honors three more staff members who will now be among the Merit Award recipients since this distinction was begun in 2013.McLeod Loris Seacoast honors three more staff members who will now be among the Merit Award recipients since this distinction was begun in 2013.
    McLeod Loris Seacoast honors three more staff members who will now be among the Merit Award recipients since this distinction was begun in 2013.The honorees include Joshua Delong, Anesthetist at McLeod Seacoast; Brenda Fowler, Registered Nurse at McLeod Loris; and Megan Sullivan, Anesthesia Technician who serves at both locations.
    McLeod Loris Seacoast honors three more staff members who will now be among the Merit Award recipients since this distinction was begun in 2013.The honorees include Joshua Delong, Anesthetist at McLeod Seacoast; Brenda Fowler, Registered Nurse at McLeod Loris; and Megan Sullivan, Anesthesia Technician who serves at both locations.
  • Garden City/Murrells Inlet Golf Cart Parade not happening this July 4th

    Garden City/Murrells Inlet Golf Cart Parade not happening this July 4th

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 6:38 AM EDT2014-07-01 10:38:04 GMT
    The much-beloved July 4th Garden City/Murrells Inlet Golf Parade isn’t going to happen this year, organizers say. Dona Lane, a Garden City resident who tried to help with organizing it over the weekend, said that she was unable to get a permit, which takes 45 days
    The much-beloved July 4th Garden City/Murrells Inlet Golf Parade isn’t going to happen this year, organizers say. Dona Lane, a Garden City resident who tried to help with organizing it over the weekend, said that she was unable to get a permit, which takes 45 days
  • SC college bringing back cheerleading squad

    SC college bringing back cheerleading squad

    Monday, June 30 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-06-30 19:03:59 GMT
    This season there will be a Citadel Cheer squad gracing the sidelines of Johnson Haygood Stadium -- and just about anyone can be a member of the group.Due to lack of participants last year, the college replaced the cheer squad with a spirit squad.
    This season there will be a Citadel Cheer squad gracing the sidelines of Johnson Haygood Stadium -- and just about anyone can be a member of the group.Due to lack of participants last year, the college replaced the cheer squad with a spirit squad.
  • Conway Medical Center offering sleep disorders support group

    Conway Medical Center offering sleep disorders support group

    Monday, June 30 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-06-30 14:00:14 GMT
    Beginning in July, Conway Medical Center’s (CMC) Sleep Disorders Center will start offering A.W.A.K.E. Sleep Disorders Support Group to be held the third Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. in the private dining rooms at CMC.A.W.A.K.E., which stands for Alert Wellness and Keeping Energetic, is sponsored by the American Sleep Apnea Association. The support group is for those who suffer from sleep apnea and its purpose is to give them the tools to manage their own health successfully. The group...
    Beginning in July, Conway Medical Center’s (CMC) Sleep Disorders Center will start offering A.W.A.K.E. Sleep Disorders Support Group to be held the third Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. in the private dining rooms at CMC.A.W.A.K.E., which stands for Alert Wellness and Keeping Energetic, is sponsored by the American Sleep Apnea Association. The support group is for those who suffer from sleep apnea and its purpose is to give them the tools to manage their own health successfully. The group...
  • Budget Gourmet: Magic Cookie Bars

    Budget Gourmet: Magic Cookie Bars

    Friday, June 27 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-06-27 17:15:17 GMT
    Blue Bell Creameries is excited to celebrate National Ice Cream Month in July with a delicious new flavor: Magic Cookie Bar! The flavor will be available in stores starting June 27. The new flavor is a sweet cream ice cream with pieces of graham cracker crusts, chunks of dark chocolate, roasted pecans and coconut, surrounded by a caramel sauce swirl. It is delicious! We will show how you make the dessert and how that inspired us for our new flavor. Ingredients Crisco® Original No-Stick Cookin...
    Blue Bell Creameries is excited to celebrate National Ice Cream Month in July with a delicious new flavor: Magic Cookie Bar! The flavor will be available in stores starting June 27. The new flavor is a sweet cream ice cream with pieces of graham cracker crusts, chunks of dark chocolate, roasted pecans and coconut, surrounded by a caramel sauce swirl. It is delicious! We will show how you make the dessert and how that inspired us for our new flavor. Ingredients Crisco® Original No-Stick Cookin...
  • A new development in the battle against breast cancer

    A new development in the battle against breast cancer

    Friday, June 27 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-06-27 15:10:06 GMT
    London researchers are developing a simple blood test that could help predict the likelihood of a woman getting breast cancer. Scientists say the way genes are arranged in cells may be an indicator of cancer. Using blood samples, researchers were able to predict breast cancer risk several years before diagnosis. SOURCE - University College London/MedDay/CBSChronic kidney diseaseSome people show risk factors for chronic kidney disease long before being diagnosed with the problem. Massachusetts...
    London researchers are developing a simple blood test that could help predict the likelihood of a woman getting breast cancer. Scientists say the way genes are arranged in cells may be an indicator of cancer. Using blood samples, researchers were able to predict breast cancer risk several years before diagnosis. SOURCE - University College London/MedDay/CBSChronic kidney diseaseSome people show risk factors for chronic kidney disease long before being diagnosed with the problem. Massachusetts...
  • Too much TV may be dangerous for your health

    Too much TV may be dangerous for your health

    Thursday, June 26 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-06-26 15:21:14 GMT
    A new study says that taking a low dose of aspirin every day may cut the risk of pancreatic cancer nearly in half. Researchers at Yale tracked hundreds of patients at connecticut hospitals. Those taking a low dose of aspirin over a continued period of time cut their risk of pancreatic cancer by as much as 48-percent. SOURCE - Cancer Epidemiology/MedDay/CBSVets and dementiaMilitary veterans who have suffered a traumatic brain injury may be at higher risk for developing dementia later in life. ...
    A new study says that taking a low dose of aspirin every day may cut the risk of pancreatic cancer nearly in half. Researchers at Yale tracked hundreds of patients at connecticut hospitals. Those taking a low dose of aspirin over a continued period of time cut their risk of pancreatic cancer by as much as 48-percent. SOURCE - Cancer Epidemiology/MedDay/CBSVets and dementiaMilitary veterans who have suffered a traumatic brain injury may be at higher risk for developing dementia later in life. ...
  • 50 Most Popular Texting Abbreviations

    50 Most Popular Texting Abbreviations

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-06-26 01:25:51 GMT
    This one is our favorite.. at WBTW... get it? W-BTW?This one is our favorite.. at WBTW... get it? W-BTW?
    Are you SITD when it comes to abbreviations such as GR8, BTW, BRB or IMHO? Brush up on your abbreviations here.The list is from netlingo.
    Are you SITD when it comes to abbreviations such as GR8, BTW, BRB or IMHO? Brush up on your abbreviations here.The list is from netlingo.
  • Outrage after woman fighting teen girl video surfaces in Augusta

    Outrage after woman fighting teen girl video surfaces in Augusta

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-06-25 23:45:21 GMT
    Images from Top Shelff Entertainment via YouTubeImages from Top Shelff Entertainment via YouTube
    Outrage, after cell phone video of a fight in the parking lot of an Augusta business goes viral.In it, a teenaged girl is beaten up while a huge crowd of people cheer on. The fight has thousands of views on YouTube.That's not counting the number of people who have seen it on Facebook or the website called "Top Shelff Entertainment."The man who is behind that site is from Augusta. He says despite posting the video, it's a disgrace to the city.The video shows a crowd yelling and egging on a fig...
    Outrage, after cell phone video of a fight in the parking lot of an Augusta business goes viral.In it, a teenaged girl is beaten up while a huge crowd of people cheer on. The fight has thousands of views on YouTube.That's not counting the number of people who have seen it on Facebook or the website called "Top Shelff Entertainment."The man who is behind that site is from Augusta. He says despite posting the video, it's a disgrace to the city.The video shows a crowd yelling and egging on a fig...
  • Miss Greater Hartsville wins swimsuit preliminary in Miss SC Pageant

    Miss Greater Hartsville wins swimsuit preliminary in Miss SC Pageant

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-06-25 21:21:13 GMT
    Greater Miss Hartsville Anna BrownGreater Miss Hartsville Anna Brown
    Four preliminary winners were announced on Tuesday night, the first night of preliminary competition in Miss South Carolina and Miss Teen SC.Young women from across the state are in Columbia for competition in the 2014 Miss South Carolina Pageant and 2014 Miss Teen SC Pageant.Contestants will compete in the preliminaries Tuesday through Thursday.Miss Greater Greer, Lia Holman, 21, from Spartanburg, won the Tuesday Talent preliminary in the Miss South Carolina competition. She sang “I Have Not...
    Four preliminary winners were announced on Tuesday night, the first night of preliminary competition in Miss South Carolina and Miss Teen SC.Young women from across the state are in Columbia for competition in the 2014 Miss South Carolina Pageant and 2014 Miss Teen SC Pageant.Contestants will compete in the preliminaries Tuesday through Thursday.Miss Greater Greer, Lia Holman, 21, from Spartanburg, won the Tuesday Talent preliminary in the Miss South Carolina competition. She sang “I Have Not...
  • NC woman reveals in last line of obituary that she's related to President Obama

    NC woman reveals in last line of obituary that she's related to President Obama

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-06-25 20:31:36 GMT
    An NC woman revealed in the last line of her obituary last week that she was the great-aunt of the President of the United States.Margaret Payne, age 87, of Chapel Hill died last Wednesday at a retirement community. She was the younger sister of Barack Obama’s grandmother, who actually did most of the parenting for the future president when he was growing up in Hawaii.Payne was a professor of nutrition who taught at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and subsequently at the University o...
    An NC woman revealed in the last line of her obituary last week that she was the great-aunt of the President of the United States.Margaret Payne, age 87, of Chapel Hill died last Wednesday at a retirement community. She was the younger sister of Barack Obama’s grandmother, who actually did most of the parenting for the future president when he was growing up in Hawaii.Payne was a professor of nutrition who taught at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and subsequently at the University o...
  • Red Cross launches campaign to cut high drowning rate

    Red Cross launches campaign to cut high drowning rate

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 1:02 PM EDT2014-06-25 17:02:42 GMT
    As the American Red Cross marks its 100 years of swimming safety education, it is launching a new national campaign to reduce the drowning rate by 50 percent over the next three to five years in Myrtle Beach and other communities across the country. Myrtle Beach and the other communities selected for the Red Cross drowning prevention campaign have high numbers of drowning deaths. Myrtle Beach’s drowning rate is more than double the national average.
    As the American Red Cross marks its 100 years of swimming safety education, it is launching a new national campaign to reduce the drowning rate by 50 percent over the next three to five years in Myrtle Beach and other communities across the country. Myrtle Beach and the other communities selected for the Red Cross drowning prevention campaign have high numbers of drowning deaths. Myrtle Beach’s drowning rate is more than double the national average.
  • CBS announces its 2014-15 primetime schedule

    CBS announces its 2014-15 primetime schedule

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-06-25 02:06:09 GMT
    CBS on Tuesday unveiled its 2014-2015 primetime schedule, featuring eight new series – with five to launch in the fall – as well as the premiere of NFL Thursday Night Football on the Network.CBS, which will finish the current season as America’s most-watched network in viewers for the 11th time in 12 years, is introducing four new dramas and one new comedy this fall. The shows will all air on WBTW-TV, News 13! The new fall series are the drama MADAM SECRETARY, starring Téa Leoni as the newly ...
    CBS on Tuesday unveiled its 2014-2015 primetime schedule, featuring eight new series – with five to launch in the fall – as well as the premiere of NFL Thursday Night Football on the Network.CBS, which will finish the current season as America’s most-watched network in viewers for the 11th time in 12 years, is introducing four new dramas and one new comedy this fall. The shows will all air on WBTW-TV, News 13! The new fall series are the drama MADAM SECRETARY, starring Téa Leoni as the newly ...
  • 11-year-old boy invents device to remind parents of children in hot cars

    11-year-old boy invents device to remind parents of children in hot cars

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-06-24 20:32:20 GMT
    Andrew Pelham won second place in The Rubber Band Contest for Young Inventors contest for his invention the E-Z Baby Saver.Andrew Pelham won second place in The Rubber Band Contest for Young Inventors contest for his invention the E-Z Baby Saver.
    An 11-year-old Nashville student has invented a device that could save lives.Andrew Pelham told Nashville's News 2 he felt compelled to do something after learning around 38 children die each year from being left in hot cars.On his Web site, Andrew specifically mentions the story about a Nashville family who lost their baby boy last summer after he was accidentally left in his mother's minivan."I'm hoping if I can save one life with my invention, I can say that my invention was successful," A...
    An 11-year-old Nashville student has invented a device that could save lives.Andrew Pelham told Nashville's News 2 he felt compelled to do something after learning around 38 children die each year from being left in hot cars.On his Web site, Andrew specifically mentions the story about a Nashville family who lost their baby boy last summer after he was accidentally left in his mother's minivan."I'm hoping if I can save one life with my invention, I can say that my invention was successful," A...
  • SC BlueChoice offers new group health plan

    SC BlueChoice offers new group health plan

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-06-24 13:20:57 GMT
    As employers seek strategies to manage rising health care costs, BlueChoice® HealthPlan of South Carolina is offering a new product combining incentives for employees who use Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) and wellness tools.“Companies that want to create a culture of health and wellness in the workplace will be interested in this new plan. This employee engagement approach has been shown to decrease overall he...
    As employers seek strategies to manage rising health care costs, BlueChoice® HealthPlan of South Carolina is offering a new product combining incentives for employees who use Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) and wellness tools.“Companies that want to create a culture of health and wellness in the workplace will be interested in this new plan. This employee engagement approach has been shown to decrease overall he...
  • McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal promotes safe swimming

    McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal promotes safe swimming

    Monday, June 23 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-06-23 18:17:00 GMT
    (News Release) Home swimming pools are the most common place for a child younger than age five to drown, and 75 percent of pool submersion deaths occur at home.In addition, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that an average of 12 children under age ten died in inflatable pools each year from 2003 to 2005. Because of their flexible and low sides, it may be easier for a child to climb inside of an inflatable pool.McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal reminds families to take caution...
    (News Release) Home swimming pools are the most common place for a child younger than age five to drown, and 75 percent of pool submersion deaths occur at home.In addition, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that an average of 12 children under age ten died in inflatable pools each year from 2003 to 2005. Because of their flexible and low sides, it may be easier for a child to climb inside of an inflatable pool.McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal reminds families to take caution...
  • Sunday Brunch: Garden City Beach's Icons Sports & Spirits

    Sunday Brunch: Garden City Beach's Icons Sports & Spirits

    Sunday, June 22 2014 8:30 AM EDT2014-06-22 12:30:09 GMT
    GARDEN CITY BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - Eric Stancell stopped by News 13 to make Mushroom Risotto Soccer Balls with Lauren and Andrew for Sunday Brunch.Stancell is the chef at Icons Sports and Spirits in Garden City.To learn more about the restaurant, click here. Below is the recipe:3 tablespoons butter1 1/2 cups arborio rice4 cups water1 tablespoon vegetable base ( or 1/2 cup vegetable stock)1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper1 pinch kosher salt1 1/5 cups grated parmesan cheese1 1/4 cups heavy whippin...
    GARDEN CITY BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - Eric Stancell stopped by News 13 to make Mushroom Risotto Soccer Balls with Lauren and Andrew for Sunday Brunch.Stancell is the chef at Icons Sports and Spirits in Garden City.To learn more about the restaurant, click here. Below is the recipe:3 tablespoons butter1 1/2 cups arborio rice4 cups water1 tablespoon vegetable base ( or 1/2 cup vegetable stock)1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper1 pinch kosher salt1 1/5 cups grated parmesan cheese1 1/4 cups heavy whippin...
  • 2014 Miss SC and Miss SC Teen pageants getting underway

    2014 Miss SC and Miss SC Teen pageants getting underway

    Friday, June 20 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-06-21 01:43:31 GMT
     Miss Florence Nicki Bratcher Miss Florence Nicki Bratcher
    This weekend young women from all over SC start arriving in Columbia for competition in the 2014 Miss South Carolina Pageant and 2014 Miss Teen SC Pageant.
    This weekend young women from all over SC start arriving in Columbia for competition in the 2014 Miss South Carolina Pageant and 2014 Miss Teen SC Pageant.
  • Things You Only Hear in the South

    Things You Only Hear in the South

    Friday, June 20 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-06-21 00:10:48 GMT
    Here are a mess of words and phrases that make the South unique and awesome.
    Here are a mess of words and phrases that make the South unique and awesome.
  • Budget Gourmet: Garden City Grit Bowl

    Budget Gourmet: Garden City Grit Bowl

    Friday, June 20 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-06-20 21:38:37 GMT
    Teak Collins with the Pier House Restaurant at the 2nd Ave Pier prepared Garden City Grit BowlIngredients:country ham,andouille sausage,peppers,onions and salsa served over creamy pepper jack cheese grits topped with 2 eggs.
    Teak Collins with the Pier House Restaurant at the 2nd Ave Pier prepared Garden City Grit BowlIngredients:country ham,andouille sausage,peppers,onions and salsa served over creamy pepper jack cheese grits topped with 2 eggs.
  • Sitting too long may increase your risk for cancer, study says

    Sitting too long may increase your risk for cancer, study says

    Thursday, June 19 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-06-20 01:53:46 GMT
    You may want to stand up to read this.A recent study shows that sitting too long may put you at a higher risk for certain types of cancer. According to a study published this week in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute,each 2-hour increase in people's sitting time per day is linked to a higher risk of several types of cancer, Researchers looked at more than 40 previous cancer studies that involved more than four million people to measure how cancer and sitting are linked. They found ...
    You may want to stand up to read this.A recent study shows that sitting too long may put you at a higher risk for certain types of cancer. According to a study published this week in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute,each 2-hour increase in people's sitting time per day is linked to a higher risk of several types of cancer, Researchers looked at more than 40 previous cancer studies that involved more than four million people to measure how cancer and sitting are linked. They found ...
  • New warnings and teen and antidepressants

    New warnings and teen and antidepressants

    Thursday, June 19 2014 2:35 PM EDT2014-06-19 18:35:49 GMT
    Government warnings about the dangers of antidepressants and young people may have back fired. Harvard researchers found when prescriptions for antidepressant dropped after the warnings, teen suicide attempts went up. The Food and Drug Administration has now revised the warning, telling doctors to also consider the risks of not prescribing anti-depressant drugs. SOURCE - Havard University/MedDay/CBSTriglyceridesMassachusetts researchers have discovered four gene mutations that lower triglycer...
    Government warnings about the dangers of antidepressants and young people may have back fired. Harvard researchers found when prescriptions for antidepressant dropped after the warnings, teen suicide attempts went up. The Food and Drug Administration has now revised the warning, telling doctors to also consider the risks of not prescribing anti-depressant drugs. SOURCE - Havard University/MedDay/CBSTriglyceridesMassachusetts researchers have discovered four gene mutations that lower triglycer...
  • Is ice or ice water bad for your dog?

    Is ice or ice water bad for your dog?

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-06-19 01:57:10 GMT
    You may have recently seen a post being shared on social media claiming that it can be deadly to give your dog ice or ice water. But there may not be a lot of truth to the claim.The post states that by giving your dog ice or ice water on a hot day it can cause it to die from boating and spasms.The popular rumor debunking website snopes.com says this claim is false."There have been rumors that ice and ice water causes a spasm of the stomach muscle in dogs, leading to a swollen stomach, and pot...
    You may have recently seen a post being shared on social media claiming that it can be deadly to give your dog ice or ice water. But there may not be a lot of truth to the claim.The post states that by giving your dog ice or ice water on a hot day it can cause it to die from boating and spasms.The popular rumor debunking website snopes.com says this claim is false."There have been rumors that ice and ice water causes a spasm of the stomach muscle in dogs, leading to a swollen stomach, and pot...
  • Southeastern Health receives $500,000 grant from The Duke Endowment

    Southeastern Health receives $500,000 grant from The Duke Endowment

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 9:23 AM EDT2014-06-17 13:23:54 GMT
    SeHealth President/CEO Joann Anderson and SeHealth Vice President of Medical Education Dr. Robert HastySeHealth President/CEO Joann Anderson and SeHealth Vice President of Medical Education Dr. Robert Hasty
    Southeastern Health has received a $500,000 grant from The Duke Endowment to fund a portion of the development of a residency program for primary care physicians.  The Endowment grant will be used to renovate a section of Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton, N.C., to establish a medical education center for medical students including those enrolled in Campbell University’s Jerry Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine.
    Southeastern Health has received a $500,000 grant from The Duke Endowment to fund a portion of the development of a residency program for primary care physicians.  The Endowment grant will be used to renovate a section of Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton, N.C., to establish a medical education center for medical students including those enrolled in Campbell University’s Jerry Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine.
  • Last Vietnam War POW from Mullins describes life in captivity

    Last Vietnam War POW from Mullins describes life in captivity

    Monday, June 16 2014 8:48 PM EDT2014-06-17 00:48:50 GMT
    Al Agnew sat in his living room with his wife on Monday, reading the one letter he was allowed to write while he was a prisoner of war. It all started in December of 1972 when Agnew was on a mission for the United States Navy in Vietnam.
    Al Agnew sat in his living room with his wife on Monday, reading the one letter he was allowed to write while he was a prisoner of war. It all started in December of 1972 when Agnew was on a mission for the United States Navy in Vietnam.
  • KFC donating $30,000 for scarred girl's medical expenses after discrimination allegation

    KFC donating $30,000 for scarred girl's medical expenses after discrimination allegation

    Monday, June 16 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-06-16 23:01:34 GMT
    Victoria WilcherVictoria Wilcher
    KFC Corp. says it's investigating allegations that an employee in Jackson, Mississippi, asked a 3-year-old to leave a restaurant because her facial injuries frightened other patrons. A spokesman saysKFC is also giving $30,000 toward medical bills
    KFC Corp. says it's investigating allegations that an employee in Jackson, Mississippi, asked a 3-year-old to leave a restaurant because her facial injuries frightened other patrons. A spokesman saysKFC is also giving $30,000 toward medical bills
  • Georgetown Mem. Hosp. awarded $500K grant from Duke Endowment

    Georgetown Mem. Hosp. awarded $500K grant from Duke Endowment

    Monday, June 16 2014 1:22 PM EDT2014-06-16 17:22:43 GMT
    Georgetown Memorial Hospital has received a $500,000 grant from The Duke Endowment to expand a nationally recognized community care network for low-income, uninsured residents in Georgetown County.Georgetown Memorial Hospital has received a $500,000 grant from The Duke Endowment to expand a nationally recognized community care network for low-income, uninsured residents in Georgetown County.
    Georgetown Memorial Hospital has received a $500,000 grant from The Duke Endowment to expand a nationally recognized community care network for low-income, uninsured residents in Georgetown County.  The funds will be used by the Georgetown Community Care Network to increase qualified individuals’ access to medical homes, affordable medications, specialty care providers and transportation to medical appointments.
    Georgetown Memorial Hospital has received a $500,000 grant from The Duke Endowment to expand a nationally recognized community care network for low-income, uninsured residents in Georgetown County.  The funds will be used by the Georgetown Community Care Network to increase qualified individuals’ access to medical homes, affordable medications, specialty care providers and transportation to medical appointments.
  • Sunday Brunch: Myrtle Beach's Gordon Biersch

    Sunday Brunch: Myrtle Beach's Gordon Biersch

    Sunday, June 15 2014 8:55 AM EDT2014-06-15 12:55:29 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - William and Yoshi from Gordon Biersch at The Market Common stopped by News 13 Sunday Morning to make the Summerbrau Filet Salad with Lauren.The salad is available at the restaurant until mid-July. It features spinach, tomatoes, mushrooms, gorgonzola cheese, fried onion strings, and a 4 ounce filet cooked to your liking.The restaurant recently tapped its summer beer called Summerbrau. William describes the beer as a light beer, but one with full flavor.Gordon Biersc...
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - William and Yoshi from Gordon Biersch at The Market Common stopped by News 13 Sunday Morning to make the Summerbrau Filet Salad with Lauren.The salad is available at the restaurant until mid-July. It features spinach, tomatoes, mushrooms, gorgonzola cheese, fried onion strings, and a 4 ounce filet cooked to your liking.The restaurant recently tapped its summer beer called Summerbrau. William describes the beer as a light beer, but one with full flavor.Gordon Biersc...
  • "Cool" kids less likely to be successful later in life; study says

    "Cool" kids less likely to be successful later in life; study says

    Friday, June 13 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-06-14 01:16:40 GMT
    Were you in the cool group growing up or maybe part of the less popular crowd? Well, pay attention parents and students; a new study has a closer look at those all-important social roles we take on while growing up and how they might impact our future. Being cool when you're growing up doesn't mean you'll grow up to succeed. In fact, this study says being cool when you're young actually makes success less likely. This study was done by the University of Virginia and looked at so-called popu...
    Were you in the cool group growing up or maybe part of the less popular crowd? Well, pay attention parents and students; a new study has a closer look at those all-important social roles we take on while growing up and how they might impact our future. Being cool when you're growing up doesn't mean you'll grow up to succeed. In fact, this study says being cool when you're young actually makes success less likely. This study was done by the University of Virginia and looked at so-called popu...
  • Free swimming lessons offered to kids and adults in North Myrtle Beach

    Free swimming lessons offered to kids and adults in North Myrtle Beach

    Thursday, June 12 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-06-13 02:52:05 GMT
    This week, dozens of kids and adults received free swimming lessons at the North Myrtle Beach Aquatic and Fitness Center. The Center partnered with the Grand Strand Masters Swim Team to offer the lessons through the USA Swimming Foundation’s “Make A Splash” water safety initiative. The classes were taught by all volunteer swimmers. Director Diane Bartlett says even at the beach, she’s surprised at the number of children, and adults, who’ve never learned to swim. "A lot of them do have childr...
    This week, dozens of kids and adults received free swimming lessons at the North Myrtle Beach Aquatic and Fitness Center. The Center partnered with the Grand Strand Masters Swim Team to offer the lessons through the USA Swimming Foundation’s “Make A Splash” water safety initiative. The classes were taught by all volunteer swimmers. Director Diane Bartlett says even at the beach, she’s surprised at the number of children, and adults, who’ve never learned to swim. "A lot of them do have childr...
  • NC high school grad won't get diploma after stripping on stage

    NC high school grad won't get diploma after stripping on stage

    Thursday, June 12 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-06-12 20:32:43 GMT
    A senior from Jack Britt High School in Fayetteville will not receive his diploma after stripping down to his underwear at his graduation ceremony. Cumberland County School Superintendent Dr. Frank Till said Thursday that Quinton Murphy
    A senior from Jack Britt High School in Fayetteville will not receive his diploma after stripping down to his underwear at his graduation ceremony. Cumberland County School Superintendent Dr. Frank Till said Thursday that Quinton Murphy
  • NC gets first case of tropical disease chikungunya

    NC gets first case of tropical disease chikungunya

    Thursday, June 12 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-06-12 18:54:23 GMT
    Health authorities say North Carolina has its first reported case of a tropical disease that could be transmitted by a type of mosquito commonly found in the state. The state Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday that the Chikungunya (chik-en-GUN-ye) virus is transmitted by mosquitoes. Officials say a state resident who recently travelled to the Caribbean has come down with the disease. There have not been any cases of the disease known to have been acquired in North Carolin...
    Health authorities say North Carolina has its first reported case of a tropical disease that could be transmitted by a type of mosquito commonly found in the state. The state Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday that the Chikungunya (chik-en-GUN-ye) virus is transmitted by mosquitoes. Officials say a state resident who recently travelled to the Caribbean has come down with the disease. There have not been any cases of the disease known to have been acquired in North Carolin...
  • NC bride-to-be rescues snorkeler from drowning at beach

    NC bride-to-be rescues snorkeler from drowning at beach

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-06-12 02:44:50 GMT
    Haley Todd (Facebook image) and an image of a past weddding at the Oceanic Restaurant at Wrightsville Beach (also from Facebook)Haley Todd (Facebook image) and an image of a past weddding at the Oceanic Restaurant at Wrightsville Beach (also from Facebook)
    A North Carolina bride-to-be saved a man from drowning this past weekend while she was checking out a possible rehearsal dinner spot on Wrightsville Beach, WECT-TV reported.
    A North Carolina bride-to-be saved a man from drowning this past weekend while she was checking out a possible rehearsal dinner spot on Wrightsville Beach, WECT-TV reported.
  • It's possible to drown hours after leaving the water; know the risks of "secondary drowning"

    It's possible to drown hours after leaving the water; know the risks of "secondary drowning"

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-06-12 01:52:39 GMT
    Many of us will take to pools and oceans to cool off this summer and while the risk of drowning in the water is a known hazard, there is another risk called "secondary drowning" that you may not know about. Lifeguards often call it "parking lot drowning" because it can happen hours after a swimmer leaves the water. CNN reports that you can think of this as near drowning. A swimmer in the pool might accidentally inhale water or have a close-to-drowning incident. Then they brush it off and app...
    Many of us will take to pools and oceans to cool off this summer and while the risk of drowning in the water is a known hazard, there is another risk called "secondary drowning" that you may not know about. Lifeguards often call it "parking lot drowning" because it can happen hours after a swimmer leaves the water. CNN reports that you can think of this as near drowning. A swimmer in the pool might accidentally inhale water or have a close-to-drowning incident. Then they brush it off and app...
  • SC pony put down after being dragged behind truck, deputies say

    SC pony put down after being dragged behind truck, deputies say

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-06-11 22:58:57 GMT
    Jethro Lee Lipsey in a photo from Union County SheriffJethro Lee Lipsey in a photo from Union County Sheriff
    The Union County Sheriff's Office says a pony had to be euthanized after it was dragged behind a truck. According to investigators, the miniature pony had gotten loose and the owner hooked it to the bumper of his pickup truck.
    The Union County Sheriff's Office says a pony had to be euthanized after it was dragged behind a truck. According to investigators, the miniature pony had gotten loose and the owner hooked it to the bumper of his pickup truck.
  • Yes, there is a Ketchuptown SC and it's in Horry County

    Yes, there is a Ketchuptown SC and it's in Horry County

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-06-11 22:27:34 GMT
    Bing.com mapBing.com map
    When the National Weather Service said Wednesday that a severe thunderstorm was heading for parts of Horry County – specifically listing Ketchuptown – folks were surprised at the name.
    When the National Weather Service said Wednesday that a severe thunderstorm was heading for parts of Horry County – specifically listing Ketchuptown – folks were surprised at the name.
  • Gander Mountain coming to Myrtle Beach area at Carolina Forest

    Gander Mountain coming to Myrtle Beach area at Carolina Forest

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-06-11 22:03:45 GMT
    Gun World in a Gander Mountain location. Facebook imageGun World in a Gander Mountain location. Facebook image
    Gander Mountain is expanding its network of outdoor specialty stores with a new location in Myrtle Beach, set to open in spring 2015.Gander Mountain in Myrtle Beach will be located in a new 45,600-square-foot store to be located adjacent to the Tanger Outlets
    Gander Mountain is expanding its network of outdoor specialty stores with a new location in Myrtle Beach, set to open in spring 2015.Gander Mountain in Myrtle Beach will be located in a new 45,600-square-foot store to be located adjacent to the Tanger Outlets
  • College of Charleston going tobacco-free

    College of Charleston going tobacco-free

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 7:58 AM EDT2014-06-10 11:58:47 GMT
    The College of Charleston will start a tobacco-free policy July 1. But the rules against tobacco use will not apply to public streets and sidewalks within the downtown campus. The ban applies to all forms of tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes and chewing tobacco. It also applies to electronic cigarettes. It applies to all college-owned or leased buildings and on all college-owned or leased land. Smoking will be permitted in personal vehicles parked or being driven on college-owne...
    The College of Charleston will start a tobacco-free policy July 1. But the rules against tobacco use will not apply to public streets and sidewalks within the downtown campus. The ban applies to all forms of tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes and chewing tobacco. It also applies to electronic cigarettes. It applies to all college-owned or leased buildings and on all college-owned or leased land. Smoking will be permitted in personal vehicles parked or being driven on college-owne...
  • Swarm of 100+ sharks gets rare red-flag warning at beach

    Swarm of 100+ sharks gets rare red-flag warning at beach

    Monday, June 9 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-06-09 21:05:13 GMT
    Double red flags are still posted in the area near Alabama Point at Orange Beach for the second day -- alerting people to avoid swimming due to a high volume of sharks in the area.The City of Orange Beach posted the warning after a dangerously high number of sharks in the area.
    Double red flags are still posted in the area near Alabama Point at Orange Beach for the second day -- alerting people to avoid swimming due to a high volume of sharks in the area.The City of Orange Beach posted the warning after a dangerously high number of sharks in the area.
  • Carolina Yards - Pet Waste

    Carolina Yards - Pet Waste

    Carolina Yards - Pet Waste

    Friday, June 6 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-06-06 23:26:21 GMT
    Pet waste does more than ruin your lawn, it affects water quality. Dog and cat poop does not compost, and is not good for the soil, and causes lots of other problems if not properly disposed.
    Pet waste does more than ruin your lawn, it affects water quality. Dog and cat poop does not compost, and is not good for the soil, and causes lots of other problems if not properly disposed.
  • Budget Gourmet: Asian salad and Asian wrap

    Budget Gourmet: Asian salad and Asian wrap

    Friday, June 6 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-06-06 15:06:29 GMT
    Andy Hart from "Green Grubbin" in Myrtle Beach prepared Asian salad and Asian wrap Friday. Below are the ingredients for the salad. Asian salad. Organic mixed greens Cabbage Organic carrots Organic broccoli Mushrooms Almonds Chow Mein noodles Mandarin oranges If you would like to make a wrap use the same ingredients from the salad but just wrap it all up in a honey wheat wrap or a flour wrap. Green Grubbin' is located at 803 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.
    Andy Hart from "Green Grubbin" in Myrtle Beach prepared Asian salad and Asian wrap Friday. Below are the ingredients for the salad. Asian salad. Organic mixed greens Cabbage Organic carrots Organic broccoli Mushrooms Almonds Chow Mein noodles Mandarin oranges If you would like to make a wrap use the same ingredients from the salad but just wrap it all up in a honey wheat wrap or a flour wrap. Green Grubbin' is located at 803 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.
  • Myrtle Beach attraction owners invite families to join their tradition

    Myrtle Beach attraction owners invite families to join their tradition

    Friday, June 6 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-06-06 14:31:08 GMT
    Go-kart riders enjoy a day on one of Broadway Grand Prix's tracks.Go-kart riders enjoy a day on one of Broadway Grand Prix's tracks.
    Broadway Grand Prix is open for the 2014 summer season, with a special that gives tribute to the park's owners. Mark Lazarus's family opened Myrtle Beach Grand Prix in 1976.
    Broadway Grand Prix is open for the 2014 summer season, with a special that gives tribute to the park's owners. Mark Lazarus's family opened Myrtle Beach Grand Prix in 1976.
  • Middle age people need to watch their blood pressure

    Middle age people need to watch their blood pressure

    Thursday, June 5 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-06-05 20:12:47 GMT
    High blood pressure may affect your memory as you get older. Researchers at the National Institute of Aging studied more than 4000 older people. They found that adults with high blood pressure were more likely to develop brain lesions. SOURCE - National Institute on Aging/MedDay/CBS Obesity With more and more overweight and obese young adults in the U.S., there's been a jump in knee replacement surgeries. According to doctors at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, knee replacements ...
    High blood pressure may affect your memory as you get older. Researchers at the National Institute of Aging studied more than 4000 older people. They found that adults with high blood pressure were more likely to develop brain lesions. SOURCE - National Institute on Aging/MedDay/CBS Obesity With more and more overweight and obese young adults in the U.S., there's been a jump in knee replacement surgeries. According to doctors at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, knee replacements ...
  • 5-year-old SC boy recovering from copperhead bite

    5-year-old SC boy recovering from copperhead bite

    Thursday, June 5 2014 6:28 AM EDT2014-06-05 10:28:29 GMT
    Photo from WJBFPhoto from WJBF
    A five year old boy is in the hospital after being bitten by a snake while visiting Lake Thurmond. This is the time of year that snakes roam.
    A five year old boy is in the hospital after being bitten by a snake while visiting Lake Thurmond. This is the time of year that snakes roam.
  • Beachgoers say 'creepy' man taking photos of teens, young women

    Beachgoers say 'creepy' man taking photos of teens, young women

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-06-04 23:12:22 GMT
    A Newport News man is banned from the beach for what can best be described as being a habitual creeper, the CBS affiliate in the area reports.Sheriff's deputies received complaints, some from juvenile girls,
    A Newport News man is banned from the beach for what can best be described as being a habitual creeper, the CBS affiliate in the area reports.Sheriff's deputies received complaints, some from juvenile girls,
  • Fundraising lunch planned for Sav-R-Cats in Myrtle Beach

    Fundraising lunch planned for Sav-R-Cats in Myrtle Beach

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-06-03 20:52:50 GMT
    A  kitten that was recently saved from the engine compartment of a WBTW news car...A kitten that was recently saved from the engine compartment of a WBTW news car...
    The Myrtle Beach Sav-R-Cats group is have a fundraising lunch and silent auction and drawing this week. ...
    The Surfside Beach Sav-R-Cats group is have a fundraising lunch and silent auction and drawing this week.
  • Caught on video: Wedding party ends up in lake as dock collapses during photo shoot

    Caught on video: Wedding party ends up in lake as dock collapses during photo shoot

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-06-03 19:27:25 GMT
    CNN imageCNN image
    More than 20 members of a wedding party – including the bride and groom – took a dip in a lake when the dock they were standing on collapsed. T...
    More than 20 members of a wedding party – including the bride and groom – took a dip in a lake when the dock they were standing on collapsed. T...
  • Pint for a pint Blood Drive in the Pee Dee

    Pint for a pint Blood Drive in the Pee Dee

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-06-03 18:56:59 GMT
    The American Red Cross partnered with McLeod Regional Medical Center for a blood drive June 3. The goal was to collect 51 units. As an incentive for people to donate, they offered a pint for a pint. For a pint of blood you get a pint of Bruester's Real Ice Cream. hey will have the same offer at the drive next month, July 29th from 10am to 4pm. All blood types are needed. Summertime is typically more of a struggle to get donors because of vacations and school not in session.
    The American Red Cross partnered with McLeod Regional Medical Center for a blood drive June 3. The goal was to collect 51 units. As an incentive for people to donate, they offered a pint for a pint. For a pint of blood you get a pint of Bruester's Real Ice Cream. hey will have the same offer at the drive next month, July 29th from 10am to 4pm. All blood types are needed. Summertime is typically more of a struggle to get donors because of vacations and school not in session.
  • Kitten rescued from SC town's storm drain

    Kitten rescued from SC town's storm drain

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-06-03 18:48:16 GMT
    The rescued baby cat.The rescued baby cat.
    The Town of Bluffton sent photos after a town building inspector, Bluffton Police Officer, and Cleland Supervisor rescued a 5-week old kitten,
    The Town of Bluffton sent photos after a town building inspector, Bluffton Police Officer, and Cleland Supervisor rescued a 5-week old kitten,
  • Darlington County Fire District receives life-saving devices

    Darlington County Fire District receives life-saving devices

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-06-03 16:51:32 GMT
    Monday, June 2, 2014 the Darlington County Fire District received 15 Zoll Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). These units will be placed on all of our first out fire engines as well as, our service and rescue trucks. Accompanied by the existing five units we already had, this will give us a total of 20 in our fire district. Per OSHA, using an AED with CPR as soon as possible, at the onset of cardiac arrest, the chances of survival increase 60%.
    Monday, June 2, 2014 the Darlington County Fire District received 15 Zoll Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). These units will be placed on all of our first out fire engines as well as, our service and rescue trucks. Accompanied by the existing five units we already had, this will give us a total of 20 in our fire district. Per OSHA, using an AED with CPR as soon as possible, at the onset of cardiac arrest, the chances of survival increase 60%.
  • Bride defends dragging 1-month-old baby on wedding dress train

    Bride defends dragging 1-month-old baby on wedding dress train

    Monday, June 2 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-06-02 22:25:22 GMT
    Facebook imageFacebook image
    A Tennessee woman has fired back at critics for the unusual way she included her baby daughter in her recent wedding.
    A Tennessee woman has fired back at critics for the unusual way she included her baby daughter in her recent wedding.
  • McLeod Safe Kids offers Safe Sitter Course

    McLeod Safe Kids offers Safe Sitter Course

    Monday, June 2 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-06-02 20:26:29 GMT
    McLeod Safe Kids will host a Safe Sitter class for girls and boys ages 11 to 13. The class will be held on the following dates: · June 25, 2014 (register by June 18, 2014) · July 16, 2014 (register by July 9, 2014) · August 6, 2014 (register by July 30, 2014) The Safe Sitter class will take place from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the McL...
    McLeod Safe Kids will host a Safe Sitter class for girls and boys ages 11 to 13. The class will be held on the following dates: · June 25, 2014 (register by June 18, 2014) · July 16, 2014 (register by July 9, 2014) · August 6, 2014 (register by July 30, 2014) The Safe Sitter class will take place from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the McL...
  • McLeod Loris Seacoast announces Community Outreach Activities

    McLeod Loris Seacoast announces Community Outreach Activities

    Monday, June 2 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-06-02 19:50:43 GMT
    McLeod Loris Seacost offers Injury Screenings.Take advantage of the opportunity to meet one on one with a McLeod Sports Medicine certified athletic trainer who will evaluate acute and chronic injuries, provide treatment advice, consult on bracing and orthotic options, offer exercise modifications and provide physician referrals if needed. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call (360) 213-3620 or (843) 281-3737. Date: Every FridayTime: 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. Location: North...
    McLeod Loris Seacost offers Injury Screenings.Take advantage of the opportunity to meet one on one with a McLeod Sports Medicine certified athletic trainer who will evaluate acute and chronic injuries, provide treatment advice, consult on bracing and orthotic options, offer exercise modifications and provide physician referrals if needed. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call (360) 213-3620 or (843) 281-3737. Date: Every FridayTime: 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. Location: North...
  • McLeod Health to host Multiple Myeloma Support Group Meeting

    McLeod Health to host Multiple Myeloma Support Group Meeting

    Friday, May 30 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-05-30 20:14:18 GMT
    The Multiple Myeloma Support Group is now meeting at the McLeod Center for Cancer Treatment and Research, 401 E. Cheves Street. The group meets the third Tuesday of each month from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This
    The Multiple Myeloma Support Group is now meeting at the McLeod Center for Cancer Treatment and Research, 401 E. Cheves Street. The group meets the third Tuesday of each month from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • GHS offering free sessions on new weight management program

    GHS offering free sessions on new weight management program

    Friday, May 30 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-05-30 16:53:28 GMT
    Georgetown Hospital System is holding four free information sessions in June on a comprehensive medical weight management program that addresses the medical complications of overweight and obesity. Called
    Georgetown Hospital System is holding four free information sessions in June on a comprehensive medical weight management program that addresses the medical complications of overweight and obesity.
  • More bad news for people who eat a lot of white bread

    More bad news for people who eat a lot of white bread

    Friday, May 30 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-05-30 16:46:18 GMT
    Eating more than two portions of white bread per day increases the risk of being overweight or obese by 40 percent. That's according to researchers in Spain who followed the diets of more than 9,000 people for 5 years. They say there was no significant increase in weight gain among those who ate whole grain breads. SOURCE - European Congress on Obesity/MedDay/CBS Corona viruses There's still not a drug that can fight corona viruses like SARS, and MERS, but researchers in Sweden and Switzerlan...
    Eating more than two portions of white bread per day increases the risk of being overweight or obese by 40 percent. That's according to researchers in Spain who followed the diets of more than 9,000 people for 5 years. They say there was no significant increase in weight gain among those who ate whole grain breads. SOURCE - European Congress on Obesity/MedDay/CBS Corona viruses There's still not a drug that can fight corona viruses like SARS, and MERS, but researchers in Sweden and Switzerlan...
  • Budget Gourmet: Hawaiian Pork Sandwich

    Budget Gourmet: Hawaiian Pork Sandwich

    Friday, May 30 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-05-30 16:00:25 GMT
    Aaron Gifford from Atlas Tap House prepared Hawaiian Pork SandwichFriday.The sandwich starts with your choice of pulled chicken or pork.The restaurant smoke your choice of meat for 12 hours. Then it is layered with Virginia ham, sauteed pineapple and finished with a sweet peach and pineapple purée.
    Aaron Gifford from Atlas Tap House prepared Hawaiian Pork SandwichFriday.The sandwich starts with your choice of pulled chicken or pork.The restaurant smoke your choice of meat for 12 hours. Then it is layered with Virginia ham, sauteed pineapple and finished with a sweet peach and pineapple purée.
  • Dads who do chores, raise daughters who aspire for more; gender roles shaped at home

    Dads who do chores, raise daughters who aspire for more; gender roles shaped at home

    Thursday, May 29 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-05-30 01:25:29 GMT
    The dishes, the laundry, the cooking and cleaning; there's a lot of house work to go around for many of us. Well a new study says parents who share those responsibilities may also be sharing an important lesson; specifically with their daughters. This new research was just published in the Journal "Psychological Science." They conclude that fathers who share the work load around the house are more likely to raise daughter who aspire to less traditional and potentially higher paying careers....
    The dishes, the laundry, the cooking and cleaning; there's a lot of house work to go around for many of us. Well a new study says parents who share those responsibilities may also be sharing an important lesson; specifically with their daughters. This new research was just published in the Journal "Psychological Science." They conclude that fathers who share the work load around the house are more likely to raise daughter who aspire to less traditional and potentially higher paying careers....
  • A push for warning labels on sugary drinks

    A push for warning labels on sugary drinks

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 2:58 PM EDT2014-05-28 18:58:40 GMT
    Some breast cancer patients should take the drug Tamoxifen for up to ten years. That's the new guideline from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Researchers found women with hormone driven breast cancer had better survival rates and a lower risk of recurrence when taking the drug beyond the usual five years. SOURCE - American Society of Clinical Oncology/MedDay/CBS Schools and healthy eating School programs that encourage children to eat healthy and be more active are having little e...
    Some breast cancer patients should take the drug Tamoxifen for up to ten years. That's the new guideline from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Researchers found women with hormone driven breast cancer had better survival rates and a lower risk of recurrence when taking the drug beyond the usual five years. SOURCE - American Society of Clinical Oncology/MedDay/CBS Schools and healthy eating School programs that encourage children to eat healthy and be more active are having little e...
  • The Joint Replacement Center at CMC Receives national recognition for quality

    The Joint Replacement Center at CMC Receives national recognition for quality

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 9:11 AM EDT2014-05-28 13:11:35 GMT
    Conway Medical Center’s (CMC) Joint Replacement Center has received 5 stars for the quality of its Total Hip Replacement and Total Knee Replacement care from Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals. The findings are part of American Hospital Quality Outcomes 2014: Healthgrades Report to the Nation, which evaluates hospital performance at over 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 31 of the most common inpatient procedur...
    Conway Medical Center’s (CMC) Joint Replacement Center has received 5 stars for the quality of its Total Hip Replacement and Total Knee Replacement care from Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals. The findings are part of American Hospital Quality Outcomes 2014: Healthgrades Report to the Nation, which evaluates hospital performance at over 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 31 of the most common inpatient procedur...
  • Myrtle Beach fire crews rescue kitten from WBTW news car engine compartment

    Myrtle Beach fire crews rescue kitten from WBTW news car engine compartment

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-05-28 01:21:08 GMT
    Myrtle Beach firefighters saved a kitten from the engine compartment a WBTW news car on Tuesday afternoon. The tiny cat already took a ride in the car from News13 near Socastee Blvd to Myrtle Beach City Hall when a reporter went to cover a meeting Tuesday.
    Myrtle Beach firefighters saved a kitten from the engine compartment a WBTW news car on Tuesday afternoon. The tiny cat already took a ride in the car from News13 near Socastee Blvd to Myrtle Beach City Hall when a reporter went to cover a meeting Tuesday.
  • Diet soda helps weight loss more than water, industry-funded study finds

    Diet soda helps weight loss more than water, industry-funded study finds

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-05-28 01:05:03 GMT
    A new study provides some interesting results when it comes to diet soda and losing weight: Could diet soda actually be giving dieters a major boost, or is this too good to be true? This study is focused on people who were already regular diet soda drinkers and wanted to shed some pounds. Researchers wanted to answer the question; for this group of people, is it better for their weight loss to drink water or diet soda? The study was done by researchers at the University of Colorado and pu...
    A new study provides some interesting results when it comes to diet soda and losing weight: Could diet soda actually be giving dieters a major boost, or is this too good to be true? This study is focused on people who were already regular diet soda drinkers and wanted to shed some pounds. Researchers wanted to answer the question; for this group of people, is it better for their weight loss to drink water or diet soda? The study was done by researchers at the University of Colorado and pu...
  • SC bachelor party spots Bill Murray at dinner; film legend gives speech to groom

    SC bachelor party spots Bill Murray at dinner; film legend gives speech to groom

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-05-27 22:30:51 GMT
    Image from Deadspin.comImage from Deadspin.com
    Actor Bill Murray, who lives in Charleston, gave an impromptu speech to a groom and his buddies during a bachelor party over Memorial Day weekend.Murray, who has been married twice and divorced his last
    Actor Bill Murray, who lives in Charleston, gave an impromptu speech to a groom and his buddies during a bachelor party over Memorial Day weekend.Murray, who has been married twice and divorced his last
  • Certain types of cancers may more prevalent in wealthy neighborhood

    Certain types of cancers may more prevalent in wealthy neighborhood

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-05-27 20:38:31 GMT
    A new study shows the level of poverty or wealth in an area may affect the types of cancers people get. Researchers looked at three million tumors diagnosed over a four year period. They found in the poorest neighborhoods-- larynx, cervix and liver cancer were the most common. In the wealthiest neighborhoods, thyroid, melanoma, and other skin cancers were most likely. Researchers are not sure why socio economic status seems to influence the type of cancer patients develop. SOURCE - The Cancer...
    A new study shows the level of poverty or wealth in an area may affect the types of cancers people get. Researchers looked at three million tumors diagnosed over a four year period. They found in the poorest neighborhoods-- larynx, cervix and liver cancer were the most common. In the wealthiest neighborhoods, thyroid, melanoma, and other skin cancers were most likely. Researchers are not sure why socio economic status seems to influence the type of cancer patients develop. SOURCE - The Cancer...
  • Pregnant women in the U.S. may be lacking an important mineral

    Pregnant women in the U.S. may be lacking an important mineral

    Monday, May 26 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-05-26 21:49:32 GMT
    The American Academy of Pediatrics says pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should be taking iodine supplements. Experts say, most of the salt in the U.S. diet is from processed food, which does not contain iodine. Iodine is needed to produce thyroid hormone which is critical for brain development in children. SOURCE - American Academy of Pediatrics/MedDay/CBS Ice hockey The American Academy of Pediatrics is also pushing for less physical contact between boys who play ice hockey. The group is ...
    The American Academy of Pediatrics says pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should be taking iodine supplements. Experts say, most of the salt in the U.S. diet is from processed food, which does not contain iodine. Iodine is needed to produce thyroid hormone which is critical for brain development in children. SOURCE - American Academy of Pediatrics/MedDay/CBS Ice hockey The American Academy of Pediatrics is also pushing for less physical contact between boys who play ice hockey. The group is ...
  • New, tiny pacemaker implanted without surgery

    New, tiny pacemaker implanted without surgery

    Monday, May 26 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-05-26 21:42:50 GMT
    It’s about the size of a large vitamin pill and, for the first time in Ohio, the smallest heart pacemaker available is being tested at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Doctors at Ohio State’s Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital recently implanted the tiny device in a Columbus woman as part of a global clinical trial to test its safety and effectiveness. Unlike conventional pacemakers, which require a chest...
    It’s about the size of a large vitamin pill and, for the first time in Ohio, the smallest heart pacemaker available is being tested at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Doctors at Ohio State’s Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital recently implanted the tiny device in a Columbus woman as part of a global clinical trial to test its safety and effectiveness. Unlike conventional pacemakers, which require a chest...
  • Three common indoor allergy myths busted

    Three common indoor allergy myths busted

    Monday, May 26 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-05-26 21:40:53 GMT
    A yellow dusting of pollen might have you running for cover behind closed windows and doors. Not so fast. An allergist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center says indoor allergens cause just as much trouble, and they’re around year-round. However, a few common misconceptions about indoor allergies could mean you are making things worse for yourself. Bedding: If you’ve given up on down or feather bedding in...
    A yellow dusting of pollen might have you running for cover behind closed windows and doors. Not so fast. An allergist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center says indoor allergens cause just as much trouble, and they’re around year-round. However, a few common misconceptions about indoor allergies could mean you are making things worse for yourself. Bedding: If you’ve given up on down or feather bedding in...
  • Sunday Brunch: Myrtle Beach's Red Robin

    Sunday Brunch: Myrtle Beach's Red Robin

    Sunday, May 25 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-05-25 13:48:24 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - Ashley from Red Robin in Myrtle Beach stopped by News 13 Sunday Morning to make the Colussus burger, two sauces, and a mixed drink. Below are the recipes so you can make the items during your Memorial Day celebrations:Colossus Burger: Sesame Seed Bun Campfire sauce-1oz Shredded lettuce-1oz Burger patty Provolone Cheese Smoke Brisket-1 ½ oz 50/50 grilled red and white onions-1oz Triple
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - Ashley from Red Robin in Myrtle Beach stopped by News 13 Sunday Morning to make the Colussus burger, two sauces, and a mixed drink. Below are the recipes so you can make the items during your Memorial Day celebrations:Colossus Burger: Sesame Seed Bun Campfire sauce-1oz Shredded lettuce-1oz Burger patty Provolone Cheese Smoke Brisket-1 ½ oz 50/50 grilled red and white onions-1oz Triple
  • Montel Williams presented with Quilt of Valor in Myrtle Beach

    Montel Williams presented with Quilt of Valor in Myrtle Beach

    Friday, May 23 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-05-23 21:20:50 GMT
    The city of Myrtle Beach is gearing up for the Ocean Boulevard Memorial Day Parade. Talk show host Montel Williams is this years Grand Marshal, and spent Friday at the annual veterans center picnic where he was given the Quilt of Valor. Williams discovered his public speaking talents during his years in the military. He says supporting those who serve is something that is close to his heart, "I've been involved in veterans issues because I have 22 years in myself, so for them to come down ...
    The city of Myrtle Beach is gearing up for the Ocean Boulevard Memorial Day Parade. Talk show host Montel Williams is this years Grand Marshal, and spent Friday at the annual veterans center picnic where he was given the Quilt of Valor. Williams discovered his public speaking talents during his years in the military. He says supporting those who serve is something that is close to his heart, "I've been involved in veterans issues because I have 22 years in myself, so for them to come down ...
  • Budget Gourmet: Local black grouper and shrimp

    Budget Gourmet: Local black grouper and shrimp

    Friday, May 23 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-05-23 17:35:03 GMT
    Richard Meyers, from Dave's Dockside stopped by to make local black grouper and shrimp , sweet red and green pepper , tasso ham gravy. It is served over griddled green onion cheese grit.Dave's Dockside is located on the Marshwalk in MurrellsInlet.4oz grouper cheeks or pieces 3 lrg shrimp peeled deveined ¼ red pepper sliced ¼ green pepper sliced 3oz Tasso ham slice 4oz shrimp or chicken stock 2 clove garlic smashed 1tsp roux For the grits 1qt cooked grits 2 scallions sliced ¼ cup cheese For t...
    Richard Meyers, from Dave's Dockside stopped by to make local black grouper and shrimp , sweet red and green pepper , tasso ham gravy. It is served over griddled green onion cheese grit.Dave's Dockside is located on the Marshwalk in MurrellsInlet.4oz grouper cheeks or pieces 3 lrg shrimp peeled deveined ¼ red pepper sliced ¼ green pepper sliced 3oz Tasso ham slice 4oz shrimp or chicken stock 2 clove garlic smashed 1tsp roux For the grits 1qt cooked grits 2 scallions sliced ¼ cup cheese For t...
  • Women with diabetes risk an even deadlier disease

    Women with diabetes risk an even deadlier disease

    Friday, May 23 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-05-23 16:55:54 GMT
    Women with diabetes are 44 percent more likely to develop coronary heart disease then men with diabetes. That's according to a new 45-year study published today from Australian and European researchers. They say their findings show that doctors need to be more vigilant in screening women for pre-diabetes, and treating women at risk for cardiovascular disease. SOURCE - Diabetologia (the Journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes)/MedDay/CBS Aneurysm The bigger the brain aneu...
    Women with diabetes are 44 percent more likely to develop coronary heart disease then men with diabetes. That's according to a new 45-year study published today from Australian and European researchers. They say their findings show that doctors need to be more vigilant in screening women for pre-diabetes, and treating women at risk for cardiovascular disease. SOURCE - Diabetologia (the Journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes)/MedDay/CBS Aneurysm The bigger the brain aneu...
  • New evidence shows marijuana could help people with seizures

    New evidence shows marijuana could help people with seizures

    Thursday, May 22 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-05-22 19:49:56 GMT
    A new study finds most women with breast cancer who have a double mastectomy don't need it. Researchers at the University of Michigan found about 70 percent of women who have both breasts removed do so despite a very low risk of cancer in their healthy breast. Experts say women who don't have a strong family history or a positive genetic test should consider undergoing a less complicated lumpectomy. SOURCE - JAMA Surgery/MedDay/CBS Marijuana may help epilepsy New research shows marijuana ma...
    A new study finds most women with breast cancer who have a double mastectomy don't need it. Researchers at the University of Michigan found about 70 percent of women who have both breasts removed do so despite a very low risk of cancer in their healthy breast. Experts say women who don't have a strong family history or a positive genetic test should consider undergoing a less complicated lumpectomy. SOURCE - JAMA Surgery/MedDay/CBS Marijuana may help epilepsy New research shows marijuana ma...
  • News 13 Special Report: Selfie Nation

    News 13 Special Report: Selfie Nation

    Thursday, May 22 2014 7:16 AM EDT2014-05-22 11:16:11 GMT
    It seems they’re everywhere you look on social media – self portraits, typically taken with a cell phone camera, affectionately known as “selfies.” It seems everyone is taking them, from politicians to celebrities to average people like rest of us. The word “selfie” even has its own entry in the dictionary. Musical group Chainsmokers recently released a song about the pop culture phenomenon – poking fun at the idea o...
    It seems they’re everywhere you look on social media – self portraits, typically taken with a cell phone camera, affectionately known as “selfies.” It seems everyone is taking them, from politicians to celebrities to average people like rest of us. The word “selfie” even has its own entry in the dictionary. Musical group Chainsmokers recently released a song about the pop culture phenomenon – poking fun at the idea o...
  • Eating 2 big meals a day may help you lose weight

    Eating 2 big meals a day may help you lose weight

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-05-22 01:35:09 GMT
    For the people out there who are trying to lose weight and get into shape , have you heard the advice, eat several small meals throughout the day to help you avoid hunger pangs and shed the pounds? Well a new study might be putting some cold water on that idea.The advice for so long was to eat five, or even six small meals each day to keep your metabolism going but this new study really shakes things up again. It says that eating just two big meals a day may be the way to lose weight. Breakf...
    For the people out there who are trying to lose weight and get into shape , have you heard the advice, eat several small meals throughout the day to help you avoid hunger pangs and shed the pounds? Well a new study might be putting some cold water on that idea.The advice for so long was to eat five, or even six small meals each day to keep your metabolism going but this new study really shakes things up again. It says that eating just two big meals a day may be the way to lose weight. Breakf...
  • Wheel of Fortune's Sajak in trouble after 'global warming alarmists' quip

    Wheel of Fortune's Sajak in trouble after 'global warming alarmists' quip

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-05-21 23:26:48 GMT
    "Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak is stirring up controversy on Twitter. On Monday night, he Tweeted, "I now believe global warming al
    "Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak is stirring up controversy on Twitter. On Monday night, he Tweeted, "I now believe global warming al
  • Videos of cat in shark costume riding Roomba hit 13 million views

    Videos of cat in shark costume riding Roomba hit 13 million views

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-05-21 22:04:25 GMT
    Max in costume on the Roomba and with his mom...Max in costume on the Roomba and with his mom...
    Max the cat is becoming very popular and has recently hit 2 milestones – 13 million views and 13 years old.
    Max the cat is becoming very popular and has recently hit 2 milestones – 13 million views and 13 years old.
  • Carnegie Hall composer and performer gives free concert to benefit AHA

    Carnegie Hall composer and performer gives free concert to benefit AHA

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-05-21 19:55:56 GMT
    Carnegie Hall composer and performer, Gabriel Smallwood, is giving a free concert Saturday, May 31 at 6pm at the Saint Luke Lutheran Church on 1201 Cherokee Road in Florence. Freewill offerings and donations will benefit the American Heart Association. This event is sponsored by Carolinas Hospital System. Gabriel Smallwood, 16, is a pianist, organist, and composer. Since he was three, he has enjoyed studying piano with various teachers, including Kathy Henderson, Dr. Paolo Gualdi, and cu...
    Carnegie Hall composer and performer, Gabriel Smallwood, is giving a free concert Saturday, May 31 at 6pm at the Saint Luke Lutheran Church on 1201 Cherokee Road in Florence. Freewill offerings and donations will benefit the American Heart Association. This event is sponsored by Carolinas Hospital System. Gabriel Smallwood, 16, is a pianist, organist, and composer. Since he was three, he has enjoyed studying piano with various teachers, including Kathy Henderson, Dr. Paolo Gualdi, and cu...
  • Southeastern Health sponsors support groups and observances for National Dairy Month

    Southeastern Health sponsors support groups and observances for National Dairy Month

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-05-21 15:22:05 GMT
    Wii Play Day Celebrate “Older Americans Month” with a Wii game center play day on Thursday, May 29 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at CHEC in Biggs Park Mall. PrivilegesPlus members are invited to play from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Release forms must be signed to participate. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call (910) 671-9393. National Dairy Month events In observance of June as National Dair...
    Wii Play Day Celebrate “Older Americans Month” with a Wii game center play day on Thursday, May 29 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at CHEC in Biggs Park Mall. PrivilegesPlus members are invited to play from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Release forms must be signed to participate. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call (910) 671-9393. National Dairy Month events In observance of June as National Dair...
  • Water at SC beach mysteriously turns beautifully crystal blue

    Water at SC beach mysteriously turns beautifully crystal blue

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-05-20 22:39:24 GMT
    Tides Folly Beach photoTides Folly Beach photo
    Folly Beach has never looked better. The water that is. The water is crystal blue and has many locals comparing it to the Bahamas.
    This South Carolina beach has never looked better. The water that is. The water is crystal blue and has many locals comparing it to the Bahamas.
  • Treatments for arthritic hips, knees topic of free seminar

    Treatments for arthritic hips, knees topic of free seminar

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-05-20 15:52:24 GMT
    Learn about shoulder and sports-related conditions in adults at a free community seminar and lunch Wednesday, May 28, at Litchfield Beach. Dr. William Greer, a sports medicine physician and an orthopedic surgeon with Waccamaw Orthopaedics, will be the featured speaker at the seminar, which is set for noon at the Georgetown Hospital System building at 160 Willbrook Blvd. across from Litchfield Market Village. Sponsor...
    Learn about shoulder and sports-related conditions in adults at a free community seminar and lunch Wednesday, May 28, at Litchfield Beach. Dr. William Greer, a sports medicine physician and an orthopedic surgeon with Waccamaw Orthopaedics, will be the featured speaker at the seminar, which is set for noon at the Georgetown Hospital System building at 160 Willbrook Blvd. across from Litchfield Market Village. Sponsor...
  • Budget Gourmet: Coconut Banana French Toast Waffle

    Budget Gourmet: Coconut Banana French Toast Waffle

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-05-20 14:33:46 GMT
    Jamie Saunders, Executive Chef at Johnny D's Waffles and Bakerystopped by to makeCoconut Banana French Toast Waffles. Waffle Sweetened Coconut Flakes 2 Tablespoons 1- prepared old fashioned type waffle cut into 4 pieces Vegetable Oil 3 Tablespoons Banana, sliced 1 each Cinnamon Spread Unsalted Butter, melted 3/4 stick All Purpose Flour 1/2 cup Brown Sugar 1/4 cup Cinnamon 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract 1/2 teaspoon Corn Syrup 1/4 cup 1. Melt butter and whisk all ingredients together set as...
    Jamie Saunders, Executive Chef at Johnny D's Waffles and Bakerystopped by to makeCoconut Banana French Toast Waffles. Waffle Sweetened Coconut Flakes 2 Tablespoons 1- prepared old fashioned type waffle cut into 4 pieces Vegetable Oil 3 Tablespoons Banana, sliced 1 each Cinnamon Spread Unsalted Butter, melted 3/4 stick All Purpose Flour 1/2 cup Brown Sugar 1/4 cup Cinnamon 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract 1/2 teaspoon Corn Syrup 1/4 cup 1. Melt butter and whisk all ingredients together set as...
  • Employers more accepting of job-hopping by younger employees, study finds

    Employers more accepting of job-hopping by younger employees, study finds

    Monday, May 19 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-05-20 01:38:38 GMT
    Many people out there are looking for a new job and it's been a long-held belief that working for various employers over a short period of time carries a negative stigma; but according to a new survey, maybe not anymore. You could call it serial job hunting. And when looking for a new job, it has always seemed to be looked down upon if you wanted to be seen as a credible candidate, but this survey says that may be changing. Careerbuilder polled more than 2,000 national hiring managers and...
    Many people out there are looking for a new job and it's been a long-held belief that working for various employers over a short period of time carries a negative stigma; but according to a new survey, maybe not anymore. You could call it serial job hunting. And when looking for a new job, it has always seemed to be looked down upon if you wanted to be seen as a credible candidate, but this survey says that may be changing. Careerbuilder polled more than 2,000 national hiring managers and...
  • Stick figure family decals can reveal too much, experts say

    Stick figure family decals can reveal too much, experts say

    Monday, May 19 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-05-20 01:26:56 GMT
    You see them just about everywhere you go: the stick figures on the back of vehicles representing the parents, children and even the family pets....
    You see them just about everywhere you go: the stick figures on the back of vehicles representing the parents, children and even the family pets....
  • Dolly Parton puts $1.4 million California home up for sale

    Dolly Parton puts $1.4 million California home up for sale

    Monday, May 19 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-05-19 23:13:37 GMT
    Country legend Dolly Parton has put her Hollywood home on the market.According to the real estate Web site Trulia, the Western-themed home owned by P
    Country legend Dolly Parton has put her Hollywood home on the market.According to the real estate Web site Trulia, the Western-themed home owned by P
  • Bullies get health benefits from doing bad deeds, study says

    Bullies get health benefits from doing bad deeds, study says

    Friday, May 16 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-05-17 01:34:17 GMT
    Bullying is a national problem and one that some of our nation's kids have unfortunately learned about the hard way. We've long heard that the emotional effects of bullying can last with kids long after, but a new study suggests it may also affect health, in a surprising way. This new study is so fascinating because it shows health problems can show up in those bullied long after the incident; but interestingly enough, the new study also shows that bullying may make the bully healthier. The...
    Bullying is a national problem and one that some of our nation's kids have unfortunately learned about the hard way. We've long heard that the emotional effects of bullying can last with kids long after, but a new study suggests it may also affect health, in a surprising way. This new study is so fascinating because it shows health problems can show up in those bullied long after the incident; but interestingly enough, the new study also shows that bullying may make the bully healthier. The...
  • Smoking hookas could increase cancer risk

    Smoking hookas could increase cancer risk

    Friday, May 16 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-05-16 21:49:07 GMT
    Smoking water pipes or “hookahs” isn’t as safe as you might think, according to the American Association for Cancer Research.Researchers found that, after a single evening of smoking in a hookah bar, young adults had higher levels of tobacco-related cancer-causing agents and a spike in nicotine levels.They say that may raise their risk for cancer and other chronic diseases.
    Smoking water pipes or “hookahs” isn’t as safe as you might think, according to the American Association for Cancer Research.Researchers found that, after a single evening of smoking in a hookah bar, young adults had higher levels of tobacco-related cancer-causing agents and a spike in nicotine levels.They say that may raise their risk for cancer and other chronic diseases.
  • Study: Two large meals per day could be better for diabetics

    Study: Two large meals per day could be better for diabetics

    Friday, May 16 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-05-16 21:45:18 GMT
    Eating two large meals,breakfast and lunch, might be better for diabetics than six smaller meals with the same calorie count.That’s according to a new European study of patients with Type-2 diabetes.It found the two large meals helped patients control their weight and blood sugar better than the smaller meals throughout the day.Researchers say larger studies are needed before doctors make any new eating recommendations.
    Eating two large meals,breakfast and lunch, might be better for diabetics than six smaller meals with the same calorie count.That’s according to a new European study of patients with Type-2 diabetes.It found the two large meals helped patients control their weight and blood sugar better than the smaller meals throughout the day.Researchers say larger studies are needed before doctors make any new eating recommendations.
  • Swimming pool chemicals cause emergency room visits

    Swimming pool chemicals cause emergency room visits

    Friday, May 16 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-05-16 21:43:32 GMT
    A new study from the CDC finds swimming pool chemicals send thousands of people to the emergency rooms each year. About 5,000 were injured in 2012 with around half those cases involving children and teens. The CDC says pool owners need to take precautions while handling chemicals.Wearing goggles or a mask as directed and keeping kids away from them should decrease injuries.
    A new study from the CDC finds swimming pool chemicals send thousands of people to the emergency rooms each year. About 5,000 were injured in 2012 with around half those cases involving children and teens. The CDC says pool owners need to take precautions while handling chemicals.Wearing goggles or a mask as directed and keeping kids away from them should decrease injuries.
  • Events attract spring rally bikers to North Myrtle Beach

    Events attract spring rally bikers to North Myrtle Beach

    Friday, May 16 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-05-16 14:28:52 GMT
    The 2014 Harley-Davidson Cruisin' the Coast Spring Bike Rally continues through Saturday, May 17.Many bikers say the most popular spots are on the South end of the Grand Strand near Murrells Inlet. However, some bikers choose to enjoy events on the North end.Vendors are set up across Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. The House of Blues also hosts Full Throttle Fest through the weekend.The festival is everyday from noon until 2:00 a.m. "We basically turn the house of blues into the Full ...
    The 2014 Harley-Davidson Cruisin' the Coast Spring Bike Rally continues through Saturday, May 17.Many bikers say the most popular spots are on the South end of the Grand Strand near Murrells Inlet. However, some bikers choose to enjoy events on the North end.Vendors are set up across Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. The House of Blues also hosts Full Throttle Fest through the weekend.The festival is everyday from noon until 2:00 a.m. "We basically turn the house of blues into the Full ...
  • SC moves to ban powdered alcohol before it's even legal

    SC moves to ban powdered alcohol before it's even legal

    Thursday, May 15 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-05-16 01:52:06 GMT
    South Carolina is trying to be proactive to put a ban on powdered alcohol before it even becomes legal. An Arizona-based company introduced powdered alcohol, but federal regulators pulled the approval last month. South carolina lawmakers are concerned about the safety of this product. In the past the state has done similar bans on products like bath salts. Senator Thomas Alexander says, "The evidence is simply not out there to know at this point what kind of impact this could have on the ci...
    South Carolina is trying to be proactive to put a ban on powdered alcohol before it even becomes legal. An Arizona-based company introduced powdered alcohol, but federal regulators pulled the approval last month. South carolina lawmakers are concerned about the safety of this product. In the past the state has done similar bans on products like bath salts. Senator Thomas Alexander says, "The evidence is simply not out there to know at this point what kind of impact this could have on the ci...
  • Why it really is better to forgive and forget

    Why it really is better to forgive and forget

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-05-15 01:47:25 GMT
    You've likely been given the advice to, "forgive and forget" at some point in your life, but now a new study says that forgiving others might actually make it easier to forget how you were wronged in the first place. It's much easier said than done, but a new study says there is scientific truth behind that saying, you've got to "forgive and forget." Researchers at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland put the theory to the test. Their study, just published in the journal, "Psychological...
    You've likely been given the advice to, "forgive and forget" at some point in your life, but now a new study says that forgiving others might actually make it easier to forget how you were wronged in the first place. It's much easier said than done, but a new study says there is scientific truth behind that saying, you've got to "forgive and forget." Researchers at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland put the theory to the test. Their study, just published in the journal, "Psychological...
  • College football players may have problems with memory

    College football players may have problems with memory

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-05-14 16:17:34 GMT
    College football players who suffered a concussion or have been playing for a long time have less volume in the part of their brain that’s important for memory. That’s according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers also found the football players also exhibited slower reaction time.
    College football players who suffered a concussion or have been playing for a long time have less volume in the part of their brain that’s important for memory. That’s according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers also found the football players also exhibited slower reaction time.
  • Study: Women who experience menopause early have a higher risk of heart failure

    Study: Women who experience menopause early have a higher risk of heart failure

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-05-14 16:13:22 GMT
    Women who go through menopause between the ages of 40 to 45 have a 40 percent higher risk of heart failure, according to a new study in the Journal Menopause.Researchers in Sweden looked at more than 22-thousand women for the study.They found the risk of heart failure increased even more for early menopausal women who smoked at any point in their lives.
    Women who go through menopause between the ages of 40 to 45 have a 40 percent higher risk of heart failure, according to a new study in the Journal Menopause.Researchers in Sweden looked at more than 22-thousand women for the study.They found the risk of heart failure increased even more for early menopausal women who smoked at any point in their lives.
  • More Americans taking prescription drugs

    More Americans taking prescription drugs

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-05-14 16:11:18 GMT
    The C-D-C reports about half of all Americans reported taking one or more prescription drugs from 2007 to 2010. In that same period, the number of adults using anti-depressants quadrupled. The CDC also says antibiotic prescriptions for people experiencing cold symptoms dropped 39 percent between 2009 to 2010.
    The C-D-C reports about half of all Americans reported taking one or more prescription drugs from 2007 to 2010. In that same period, the number of adults using anti-depressants quadrupled. The CDC also says antibiotic prescriptions for people experiencing cold symptoms dropped 39 percent between 2009 to 2010.
  • Having a sense of purpose adds years to your life, study finds

    Having a sense of purpose adds years to your life, study finds

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-05-14 03:03:02 GMT
    Finding your purpose in life may be really important, not just so that you have a goal to work towards, but for adding years to your life at any age. Researchers at Carleton University in Canada studied more than 6000 people over 14 years and found that those who said they had a purpose, or direction, to their lives, lived longer; regardless of the age when they discovered that purpose; than those who said they had less direction or fewer goals. The research, published this week in the journ...
    Finding your purpose in life may be really important, not just so that you have a goal to work towards, but for adding years to your life at any age. Researchers at Carleton University in Canada studied more than 6000 people over 14 years and found that those who said they had a purpose, or direction, to their lives, lived longer; regardless of the age when they discovered that purpose; than those who said they had less direction or fewer goals. The research, published this week in the journ...
  • Pregnant women have increased chance of getting into an accident

    Pregnant women have increased chance of getting into an accident

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-05-13 21:16:38 GMT
    Pregnancy increases the risk of getting into a serious traffic accident by more than 40 percent. That's according to a study in Canada on more than half a million pregnant women. Researchers say pregnancy symptoms such as nausea, fatigue, and insomnia may be causing more fender-benders.
    Pregnancy increases the risk of getting into a serious traffic accident by more than 40 percent. That's according to a study in Canada on more than half a million pregnant women. Researchers say pregnancy symptoms such as nausea, fatigue, and insomnia may be causing more fender-benders.
  • Research: Link between bullying and health problems

    Research: Link between bullying and health problems

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-05-13 21:14:32 GMT
    A new study looks at the long-term health problems that bullying causes. Researchers at Duke University Medical Center say bullying could have long-term health consequences. A study that followed 14-hundred people for more than 20 years found those who were bullied reported more health problems such as chronic pain and susceptibility to illnesses.Doctors say this is because bullying increases levels of an unhealthy protein in victims.
    A new study looks at the long-term health problems that bullying causes. Researchers at Duke University Medical Center say bullying could have long-term health consequences. A study that followed 14-hundred people for more than 20 years found those who were bullied reported more health problems such as chronic pain and susceptibility to illnesses.Doctors say this is because bullying increases levels of an unhealthy protein in victims.
  • Learn how to shop healthy at GHS supermarket tours

    Learn how to shop healthy at GHS supermarket tours

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-05-13 14:11:31 GMT
    We may not be able to control grocery prices, but we can control what we spend, and knowing how to read nutrition labels is the first step in stretching food dollars and making healthier food choices. To help consumers decipher the numbers and understand what all those words on packaging labels mean, Georgetown Hospital System dietitians are leading two free supermarket tours Thursday, May 22, and Tuesday, June 12. ...
    We may not be able to control grocery prices, but we can control what we spend, and knowing how to read nutrition labels is the first step in stretching food dollars and making healthier food choices. To help consumers decipher the numbers and understand what all those words on packaging labels mean, Georgetown Hospital System dietitians are leading two free supermarket tours Thursday, May 22, and Tuesday, June 12. ...
  • Is Your Diet Making You Sick?

    Is Your Diet Making You Sick?

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 9:01 AM EDT2014-05-13 13:01:28 GMT
    For years, Karen Schecker of Murrells Inlet suffered from major gastrointestinal problems including; severe stomach aches, bloating, and diarrhea.
    For years, Karen Schecker of Murrells Inlet suffered from major gastrointestinal problems including; severe stomach aches, bloating, and diarrhea.
  • Sunday Brunch: Myrtle Beach's Atlas Tap House

    Sunday Brunch: Myrtle Beach's Atlas Tap House

    Sunday, May 11 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-05-11 13:22:12 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - Aaron, from Atlas Tap House in Myrtle Beach, stopped by News 13 Sunday Morning to make Risotto-Mozzarella Balls and an Asian Pork Sandwich with Lauren and Andrew.Atlas Tap House is located on Chester Street in Myrtle Beach. It's been open for six weeks. Happy Hour is from 4-7p.m. You can enjoy one of the almost 100 beers the restaurant offers. It has about 25 beers on tap, during Happy Hour, a pint is $4.To learn more about Atlas Tap House, click here.
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - Aaron, from Atlas Tap House in Myrtle Beach, stopped by News 13 Sunday Morning to make Risotto-Mozzarella Balls and an Asian Pork Sandwich with Lauren and Andrew.Atlas Tap House is located on Chester Street in Myrtle Beach. It's been open for six weeks. Happy Hour is from 4-7p.m. You can enjoy one of the almost 100 beers the restaurant offers. It has about 25 beers on tap, during Happy Hour, a pint is $4.To learn more about Atlas Tap House, click here.
  • How much money would moms earn if they received a salary?

    How much money would moms earn if they received a salary?

    Friday, May 9 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-05-10 02:40:22 GMT
    Do-it-all moms would earn nearly $63,000 a year if paid for their workDo-it-all moms would earn nearly $63,000 a year if paid for their work
    We all know moms work hard, from cooking to cleaning to taking care of their kids. So, as we head into mother's day weekend, we have a look at what mom's value is really worth. It's one of the hardest jobs in the world, all done without a paycheck. But if moms were to get paid based on what they do each and every day, how much would they earn? Moms, you are going to want to listen to this one. Insure-dot-com ran the numbers and created "the mother's day salary index" for this year. From th...
    We all know moms work hard, from cooking to cleaning to taking care of their kids. So, as we head into mother's day weekend, we have a look at what mom's value is really worth. It's one of the hardest jobs in the world, all done without a paycheck. But if moms were to get paid based on what they do each and every day, how much would they earn? Moms, you are going to want to listen to this one. Insure-dot-com ran the numbers and created "the mother's day salary index" for this year. From th...
  • Budget Gourmet: Pan Seared Sea Scallops with Benton's Bacon Corn

    Budget Gourmet: Pan Seared Sea Scallops with Benton's Bacon Corn

    Friday, May 9 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-05-09 16:47:12 GMT
    John Tapper, Sous Chef for Croissants Bistro Bakery stopped by to make Pan Seared Sea Scallops with Benton's Bacon Corn, and Basil with a Creamy Corn Puree. Serves: 2 12 ounces Scallops 2 each Slice Thick Bacon 1 cup Corn, Cut from Cob 1 Tbs Shaved Garlic 1 Tbs Shaved Shallots 1 Tbs Basil, Torn ½ cup Grape Tomatoes, Split Lengthwise 1 tsp Butter 1 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt and Pepper to Taste For Puree: 2 Cup Corn, Cut from Cob 1 Cup Heavy Cream 1 Tbs Shaved Garlic 1 Tbs Sh...
    John Tapper, Sous Chef for Croissants Bistro Bakery stopped by to make Pan Seared Sea Scallops with Benton's Bacon Corn, and Basil with a Creamy Corn Puree. Serves: 2 12 ounces Scallops 2 each Slice Thick Bacon 1 cup Corn, Cut from Cob 1 Tbs Shaved Garlic 1 Tbs Shaved Shallots 1 Tbs Basil, Torn ½ cup Grape Tomatoes, Split Lengthwise 1 tsp Butter 1 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt and Pepper to Taste For Puree: 2 Cup Corn, Cut from Cob 1 Cup Heavy Cream 1 Tbs Shaved Garlic 1 Tbs Sh...
  • Authorities: New protocol will help guard SC kids from drugs

    Authorities: New protocol will help guard SC kids from drugs

    Thursday, May 8 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-05-09 01:22:35 GMT
    Officials say new guidelines will help protect South Carolina's children who have been living in places associated with drugs.U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said Thursday the protocols detail how law enforcement, public health and welfare officials should react when children are discovered living in a place where drugs have been used, dealt or manufactured.Candice Lively of the University of South Carolina Children's Law Center says her department will coordinate free trainings for agencies aroun...
    Officials say new guidelines will help protect South Carolina's children who have been living in places associated with drugs.U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said Thursday the protocols detail how law enforcement, public health and welfare officials should react when children are discovered living in a place where drugs have been used, dealt or manufactured.Candice Lively of the University of South Carolina Children's Law Center says her department will coordinate free trainings for agencies aroun...
  • More news about how music affects the brain

    More news about how music affects the brain

    Thursday, May 8 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-05-08 16:40:07 GMT
    A new study suggests music and language share the same space in the brain. Researchers at the University of Liverpool found that brief music training increases the blood flow in the left hemisphere of the brain. That's the same area of the brain that processes language. SOURCE - University of Liverpool/MedDay/CBS Patient surgery More than half of all operations in the U.S. are performed on patients 65 and older. In a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researc...
    A new study suggests music and language share the same space in the brain. Researchers at the University of Liverpool found that brief music training increases the blood flow in the left hemisphere of the brain. That's the same area of the brain that processes language. SOURCE - University of Liverpool/MedDay/CBS Patient surgery More than half of all operations in the U.S. are performed on patients 65 and older. In a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researc...
  • McLeod Women's Services Hosts Pelvic Health Lunch and Learn

    McLeod Women's Services Hosts Pelvic Health Lunch and Learn

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-05-07 21:42:21 GMT
    McLeod Women's Services is hosting "Straight Talk About Women's Pelvic Health Issues" at the McLeod Health & Fitness Center on Thursday, May 29, at 12 p.m. Dr. Charles Tatum of McLeod OB/GYN Associates
    McLeod Women's Services is hosting "Straight Talk About Women's Pelvic Health Issues" at the McLeod Health & Fitness Center on Thursday, May 29, at 12 p.m.
  • Researchers find an uptick in brain activity for pregnant women

    Researchers find an uptick in brain activity for pregnant women

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-05-07 15:45:00 GMT
    The CDC says Adults with disabilities who get no aerobic physical activity are 50 percent more likely to have a chronic disease, like cancer, diabetes, stroke or heart disease. The government agency says of the disabled adults to went to the doctor in the past year, only about 44 percent were told to get active. SOURCE - Centers for Disease Control/MedDay/CBS HINI Dutch researchers say pregnant women who had the H1N1 vaccine during the 2009 flu pandemic have children who are growing and dev...
    The CDC says Adults with disabilities who get no aerobic physical activity are 50 percent more likely to have a chronic disease, like cancer, diabetes, stroke or heart disease. The government agency says of the disabled adults to went to the doctor in the past year, only about 44 percent were told to get active. SOURCE - Centers for Disease Control/MedDay/CBS HINI Dutch researchers say pregnant women who had the H1N1 vaccine during the 2009 flu pandemic have children who are growing and dev...
  • Fisherman finds live frog inside fish's throat

    Fisherman finds live frog inside fish's throat

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-05-07 02:03:07 GMT
    A fisherman in Australia had an unexpected surprise when he discovered a live tree frog inside the mouth of the fish he just caught.According to GrindTV, Jimmy Gus "Angus" James thought the green frog
    A fisherman in Australia had an unexpected surprise when he discovered a live tree frog inside the mouth of the fish he just caught.According to GrindTV, Jimmy Gus "Angus" James thought the green frog
  • Telemedicine program introduced at Conway Medical Center

    Telemedicine program introduced at Conway Medical Center

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-05-06 22:58:04 GMT
    When Jackyln Viazanica's son was born 6 weeks early,he had to be transferred toM.U.S.C in Charleston after suffering from respiratory issues.
    When Jackyln Viazanica's son was born 6 weeks early,he had to be transferred toM.U.S.C in Charleston after suffering from respiratory issues.
  • University grants dying father's wish to see daughter graduate

    University grants dying father's wish to see daughter graduate

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-05-06 21:30:23 GMT
    Thanks to the compassion of the faculty at Longwood University, a dying father saw his last wish come true.Brittany Inge, of Crewe, is a senior majoring in elementary and middle school education at Longwood
    Thanks to the compassion of the faculty at Longwood University, a dying father saw his last wish come true.Brittany Inge, of Crewe, is a senior majoring in elementary and middle school education at Longwood
  • King Kong spotted at Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center

    King Kong spotted at Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-05-06 21:29:41 GMT
    You may have noticed the big gorilla on top of the old NASCAR Cafe in Myrtle Beach. A giant King Kong now climbs the wallsofthe Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center, currently under construction atthe site of the former NASCAR Café, 1808 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, SC. The newest addition to Broadway at the Beach will contain three attractions, including a two-story Hollywood Wax Museum, a mirror maze adventure and a haunted zombie experience. The project is being developed by the same f...
    You may have noticed the big gorilla on top of the old NASCAR Cafe in Myrtle Beach. A giant King Kong now climbs the wallsofthe Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center, currently under construction atthe site of the former NASCAR Café, 1808 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, SC. The newest addition to Broadway at the Beach will contain three attractions, including a two-story Hollywood Wax Museum, a mirror maze adventure and a haunted zombie experience. The project is being developed by the same f...
  • Couple married at Myrtle Beach area hospital after bride's emergency surgery

    Couple married at Myrtle Beach area hospital after bride's emergency surgery

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-05-06 20:53:59 GMT
    Elgin and Smith become Mr. and Mrs. Smith....Elgin and Smith become Mr. and Mrs. Smith....
    A couple came to the Grand Strand to get married Sunday. But Saturday night the bride-to-be began feeling bad, and felt worse on Sunday.
    A couple came to the Grand Strand to get married Sunday. But Saturday night the bride-to-be began feeling bad, and felt worse on Sunday.
  • HealthPoint offering free training seminar for Waccamaw HS mud run

    HealthPoint offering free training seminar for Waccamaw HS mud run

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 2:13 PM EDT2014-05-06 18:13:40 GMT
    HealthPoint Center for Health Fitness will offer a free mud run training seminar Monday, May 12, from 6-7 p.m. to assist local residents who plan to participate in Waccamaw High School’s “Warrior Mud Run.” Led by Bill Daley, senior physical therapist at NextStep Rehab Services, and David Nelson, exercise physiologist at HealthPoint, the session will include fitness training drills, as well as tips on injury prevent...
    HealthPoint Center for Health Fitness will offer a free mud run training seminar Monday, May 12, from 6-7 p.m. to assist local residents who plan to participate in Waccamaw High School’s “Warrior Mud Run.” Led by Bill Daley, senior physical therapist at NextStep Rehab Services, and David Nelson, exercise physiologist at HealthPoint, the session will include fitness training drills, as well as tips on injury prevent...
  • May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month

    May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-05-06 15:38:43 GMT
    May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month. The Brain Tumor Support Group, hosted by Florence Neurosurgery and Spine Center, will be held Thursday, May 22 from 6p.m. until 8p.m. The group meets the fourth Thursday
    May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month. The Brain Tumor Support Group, hosted by Florence Neurosurgery and Spine Center, will be held Thursday, May 22 from 6p.m. until 8p.m. 
  • A new study reveals stark differences between girls and boys when it comes to concussions

    A new study reveals stark differences between girls and boys when it comes to concussions

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-05-06 15:00:29 GMT
    A new study that looked at nearly 70 teenagers who suffered concussions found that males take twice as long to recover as females. Researchers used an advanced type of brain scan that showed the average concussion recovery for girls was 26 days, while it took boys more than 66 days on average to get better. SOURCE - Radiology/MedDay/CBS Energy drinks Middle schoolers and high schoolers who regularly consume sports and energy drinks are more likely to pick up unhealthy habits like smoking, e...
    A new study that looked at nearly 70 teenagers who suffered concussions found that males take twice as long to recover as females. Researchers used an advanced type of brain scan that showed the average concussion recovery for girls was 26 days, while it took boys more than 66 days on average to get better. SOURCE - Radiology/MedDay/CBS Energy drinks Middle schoolers and high schoolers who regularly consume sports and energy drinks are more likely to pick up unhealthy habits like smoking, e...
  • Blessing event kicks off local National Nurses Week observance

    Blessing event kicks off local National Nurses Week observance

    Monday, May 5 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-05-06 02:28:41 GMT
    By WBTW News Staff Waccamaw Community Hospital kicked off National Nurses Week with a special event. A "Blessing of the Hands" ceremony happened Monday at the new Bridge of Peace on the hospital grounds. National Nurses Week begins Tuesday and ends on May 12, on Florence Nightingale's birthday. This year's theme is "Nurses Leading the Way."
    By WBTW News Staff Waccamaw Community Hospital kicked off National Nurses Week with a special event. A "Blessing of the Hands" ceremony happened Monday at the new Bridge of Peace on the hospital grounds. National Nurses Week begins Tuesday and ends on May 12, on Florence Nightingale's birthday. This year's theme is "Nurses Leading the Way."
  • The benefits and baggage of 'staying connected' on digital devices

    The benefits and baggage of 'staying connected' on digital devices

    Monday, May 5 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-05-06 01:31:52 GMT
    Do you always feel digitally connected to your job even when you're not there? Believe it or not, a new poll says workers like the added benefit, but that doesn't mean it's good for you.Things like smartphones, tablets, and laptops have really blurred the lines between traditional work hours and our off-hours. Many of us are tethered to our devices and even we complain about always being connected; a new study says most of us still think it's a good idea. A new gallup poll found that 79% of...
    Do you always feel digitally connected to your job even when you're not there? Believe it or not, a new poll says workers like the added benefit, but that doesn't mean it's good for you.Things like smartphones, tablets, and laptops have really blurred the lines between traditional work hours and our off-hours. Many of us are tethered to our devices and even we complain about always being connected; a new study says most of us still think it's a good idea. A new gallup poll found that 79% of...
  • McLeod Loris Seacoast announces several community activities

    McLeod Loris Seacoast announces several community activities

    Monday, May 5 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-05-05 19:00:47 GMT
    Injury ScreeningsTake advantage of the opportunity to meet one on one with a McLeod Sports Medicine certified athletic trainer who will evaluate acute and chronic injuries, provide treatment advice, consult on bracing and orthotic options, offer exercise modifications and provide physician referrals if needed. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call (360) 213-3620 or (843) 281-3737. Date: Every...
    Injury ScreeningsTake advantage of the opportunity to meet one on one with a McLeod Sports Medicine certified athletic trainer who will evaluate acute and chronic injuries, provide treatment advice, consult on bracing and orthotic options, offer exercise modifications and provide physician referrals if needed. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call (360) 213-3620 or (843) 281-3737. Date: Every...
  • Make the most of your down time at the airport with these simple traveler tricks

    Make the most of your down time at the airport with these simple traveler tricks

    Friday, May 2 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-05-03 01:35:40 GMT
    We all know how stressful air travel can be with long lines, unexpected delays, and seemingly fewer perks on our favorite airlines, so here are some ideas about what you can do to make the most of your down time at the airport. If you're at the airport, it's a safe bet that you're feeling a little bit anxious about baggage, finding the gate, and where you'll be sitting on the plane; or weary about a long flight ahead. And while there are some people who like to get there at the last minute, ...
    We all know how stressful air travel can be with long lines, unexpected delays, and seemingly fewer perks on our favorite airlines, so here are some ideas about what you can do to make the most of your down time at the airport. If you're at the airport, it's a safe bet that you're feeling a little bit anxious about baggage, finding the gate, and where you'll be sitting on the plane; or weary about a long flight ahead. And while there are some people who like to get there at the last minute, ...
  • A new study questions whether baby helmets really work

    A new study questions whether baby helmets really work

    Friday, May 2 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-05-02 19:20:19 GMT
    Helmet therapy is a popular treatment option for babies with flat heads, but a new study finds the gear is not really effective. Researchers in the Netherlands found by age two the skulls of babies who wore the helmets weren't significantly better than the skulls of babies who did not receive treatment for the condition. One in five infants develops a flat head as a result of sleeping on their backs. SOURCE - British Medical Journal/MedDay/CBS CDC report A new government report finds up to f...
    Helmet therapy is a popular treatment option for babies with flat heads, but a new study finds the gear is not really effective. Researchers in the Netherlands found by age two the skulls of babies who wore the helmets weren't significantly better than the skulls of babies who did not receive treatment for the condition. One in five infants develops a flat head as a result of sleeping on their backs. SOURCE - British Medical Journal/MedDay/CBS CDC report A new government report finds up to f...
  • McLeod Loris Seacoast happenings

    McLeod Loris Seacoast happenings

    Friday, May 2 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-05-02 18:29:24 GMT
    McLeod Loris will be hosting a community blood drive at the Center for Health Fitness, 3207 Casey Street, Loris, on Thursday, May 8, from 12:30 - 6:30 p.m. There is a continuous need for blood across the county. Each year, the American Red Cross works with more than 50,000 blood drive sponsors to hold approximately 200,000 blood drives nationwide. Donations make it possible for the Red Cross to provide blood for patients in nearly 3,000 hospitals across the United States. People can donate ...
    McLeod Loris will be hosting a community blood drive at the Center for Health Fitness, 3207 Casey Street, Loris, on Thursday, May 8, from 12:30 - 6:30 p.m. There is a continuous need for blood across the county. Each year, the American Red Cross works with more than 50,000 blood drive sponsors to hold approximately 200,000 blood drives nationwide. Donations make it possible for the Red Cross to provide blood for patients in nearly 3,000 hospitals across the United States. People can donate ...
  • Budget Gourmet: Soft Shell Crabs with Sauteed Spinach

    Budget Gourmet: Soft Shell Crabs with Sauteed Spinach

    Friday, May 2 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-05-02 18:12:39 GMT
    Dave Porter, GM / Executive Chef of Mr. Fish in Myrtle Beachmade Soft Shell Crabs with Sauteed Spinach Ingredients:2 local live soft shell crabs 2 oz butter 3 oz of flour or low salt seafood breader .5 oz coarse black pepper 1 oz chopped fresh garlic 4 cups of fresh spinach Clean the soft shell crabs by removing the tail piece, lungs and face can use a knife or scissors.Heat the butter to medium heat in a sautee pan.Mix the low salt seafood breader and pepper together.Dredge the crabs throu...
    Dave Porter, GM / Executive Chef of Mr. Fish in Myrtle Beachmade Soft Shell Crabs with Sauteed Spinach Ingredients:2 local live soft shell crabs 2 oz butter 3 oz of flour or low salt seafood breader .5 oz coarse black pepper 1 oz chopped fresh garlic 4 cups of fresh spinach Clean the soft shell crabs by removing the tail piece, lungs and face can use a knife or scissors.Heat the butter to medium heat in a sautee pan.Mix the low salt seafood breader and pepper together.Dredge the crabs throu...
  • 118,000 sign up for health care in SC under new law

    118,000 sign up for health care in SC under new law

    Thursday, May 1 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-05-02 01:26:13 GMT
    About 118,000 South Carolina residents signed up for health insurance under the new federal health care law, The data released Thursday by President Barack Obama's administration shows nearly 214,000 people filled out applications for health care, but about 45 percent of them didn't complete the process and pick a plan. Those numbers are similar to information from other states. Nearly 90 percent of the people who en...
    About 118,000 South Carolina residents signed up for health insurance under the new federal health care law, The data released Thursday by President Barack Obama's administration shows nearly 214,000 people filled out applications for health care, but about 45 percent of them didn't complete the process and pick a plan. Those numbers are similar to information from other states. Nearly 90 percent of the people who en...
  • Squirrel goes nuts, attacks teen after 'selfie'

    Squirrel goes nuts, attacks teen after 'selfie'

    Thursday, May 1 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-05-01 21:32:22 GMT
    A Maine teenager is flustered but not hurt after a photo op with a squirrel went awry. Seventeen-year-old Brian Genest of Auburn said Wednesday he saw what appeared to be a friendly squirrel on a hand
    A Maine teenager is flustered but not hurt after a photo op with a squirrel went awry. Seventeen-year-old Brian Genest of Auburn said Wednesday he saw what appeared to be a friendly squirrel on a hand
  • Vet secretly kept 'euthanized' pets alive, used them for transfusions, authorities say

    Vet secretly kept 'euthanized' pets alive, used them for transfusions, authorities say

    Thursday, May 1 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-05-01 20:15:51 GMT
    A Fort Worth veterinarian surrendered to police on an animal cruelty complaint and was released on bond Wednesday. Lou Tierce is accused of keeping at least one dog alive that was meant to be euthanized
    A Fort Worth veterinarian surrendered to police on an animal cruelty complaint and was released on bond Wednesday. Lou Tierce is accused of keeping at least one dog alive that was meant to be euthanized
  • FDA approves first prescription strength hay fever tablet

    FDA approves first prescription strength hay fever tablet

    Thursday, May 1 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-05-01 19:19:06 GMT
    For the first time in the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of daily tablets to treat hay fever, particularly allergies to grass and ragweed pollen. It’s estimated that more than 17 million Americans suffer from hay fever, many of whom are aggravated by grass pollen in the spring and summer and by ragweed in the fall. “This is a great change in the approach to immunotherapy,” said Harold Nelson, MD, who helped study the effectiveness of the tablets at Nationa...
    For the first time in the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of daily tablets to treat hay fever, particularly allergies to grass and ragweed pollen. It’s estimated that more than 17 million Americans suffer from hay fever, many of whom are aggravated by grass pollen in the spring and summer and by ragweed in the fall. “This is a great change in the approach to immunotherapy,” said Harold Nelson, MD, who helped study the effectiveness of the tablets at Nationa...
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  • Sunday Brunch: Conway's Dilly Beans Catering & Cafe

    Sunday Brunch: Conway's Dilly Beans Catering & Cafe

    Sunday, July 20 2014 10:02 AM EDT2014-07-20 14:02:19 GMT
    Kim Hardee, the owner of Dilly Beans in Conway, stopped by News 13 Sunday Morning to make Shrimp Crepes with Lauren and Andrew.Kim uses ingredients from Charleston, Georgetown, Horry, and Marion counties for her dish.Dilly Beans offers catering services and is open Tuesday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. It offers Sunday Brunch on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.To learn more about the restaurant, click here.
    Kim Hardee, the owner of Dilly Beans in Conway, stopped by News 13 Sunday Morning to make Shrimp Crepes with Lauren and Andrew.Kim uses ingredients from Charleston, Georgetown, Horry, and Marion counties for her dish.Dilly Beans offers catering services and is open Tuesday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. It offers Sunday Brunch on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.To learn more about the restaurant, click here.
  • Sunday Brunch: Conway's Crady's Eclectic Cuisine

    Sunday Brunch: Conway's Crady's Eclectic Cuisine

    Sunday, July 13 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-07-13 13:12:24 GMT
    CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW) - Barbara Whitley, the baker at Crady's in Conway, stopped by News 13 Sunday Morning to make Blueberry Lemon Scones with Lauren and Andrew. Crady's is located at 332 Main Street in Conway. It serves lunch seven days a week and brunch on Sunday mornings.To learn more about the restaurant, click here.To make the Blueberry Lemon Scones at home:3 cups all purpose flour1/2 cup granulated sugar2 1/2tsp. baking powder3/4 cup of room temperature unsalted butter1 cup buttermilk1 ts...
    CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW) - Barbara Whitley, the baker at Crady's in Conway, stopped by News 13 Sunday Morning to make Blueberry Lemon Scones with Lauren and Andrew. Crady's is located at 332 Main Street in Conway. It serves lunch seven days a week and brunch on Sunday mornings.To learn more about the restaurant, click here.To make the Blueberry Lemon Scones at home:3 cups all purpose flour1/2 cup granulated sugar2 1/2tsp. baking powder3/4 cup of room temperature unsalted butter1 cup buttermilk1 ts...
  • Budget Gourmet: Apple Rosemary Chicken And Raviolis

    Budget Gourmet: Apple Rosemary Chicken And Raviolis

    Friday, July 11 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-07-11 20:35:08 GMT
    Scatori's Kevin Levine stopped by to make Apple Rosemary Chicken And Raviolis2 pieces of Boneless Chicken Breast 1 Apple Fresh Rosemary Splash of white wine Salt Pepper Garlic Butter Little flour Favorite Raviolis Dredge chicken in flour then pan sear Add chopped apples, chopped rosemary, garlic, salt and pepper and white wine Simmer until chicken is cooked through Add butter to tighten your sauce Serve over Raviolis
    Scatori's Kevin Levine stopped by to make Apple Rosemary Chicken And Raviolis2 pieces of Boneless Chicken Breast 1 Apple Fresh Rosemary Splash of white wine Salt Pepper Garlic Butter Little flour Favorite Raviolis Dredge chicken in flour then pan sear Add chopped apples, chopped rosemary, garlic, salt and pepper and white wine Simmer until chicken is cooked through Add butter to tighten your sauce Serve over Raviolis
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  • North Myrtle Beach Firefighters and MDA celebrate 60 years with Fill the Boot Campaign

    North Myrtle Beach Firefighters and MDA celebrate 60 years with Fill the Boot Campaign

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:26:42 GMT
    Members of the North Myrtle Beach Fire/Rescue Department, together with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), will celebrate their 60-year partnership and kick off the firefighters' annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to benefit children and adults affected by muscle disease throughout the North Myrtle Beach area.More than 100 members of the North Myrtle Beach Fire/Rescue will fan out across the city with boots in hand for this year’s drive on August 1, 2 and 3 at the Walmart Superc...
    Members of the North Myrtle Beach Fire/Rescue Department, together with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), will celebrate their 60-year partnership and kick off the firefighters' annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to benefit children and adults affected by muscle disease throughout the North Myrtle Beach area.More than 100 members of the North Myrtle Beach Fire/Rescue will fan out across the city with boots in hand for this year’s drive on August 1, 2 and 3 at the Walmart Superc...
  • Catfish tournament to be held for Darlington family of boater who drowned

    Catfish tournament to be held for Darlington family of boater who drowned

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:21:20 GMT
    A catfish tournament will be held Saturday, July 26, at the Pee Dee River on 34 in Darlington. It takes place from 6 in the morning until 6 at night. The cost is $25 a boat. Money goes to Murray family for his final expenses. There will be a prize for the winner. If you have any questions you can contact CJ Beacham at 843-858-7330.Investigators say Murray was returning from a fishing trip with his son-in-law, Mark Kelly, when their boat hit an object in the river at around midnight. Both men ...
    A catfish tournament will be held Saturday, July 26, at the Pee Dee River on 34 in Darlington. It takes place from 6 in the morning until 6 at night. The cost is $25 a boat. Money goes to Murray family for his final expenses. There will be a prize for the winner. If you have any questions you can contact CJ Beacham at 843-858-7330.Investigators say Murray was returning from a fishing trip with his son-in-law, Mark Kelly, when their boat hit an object in the river at around midnight. Both men ...
  • 32nd Annual Craftsmen's Summer Classic 2014

    32nd Annual Craftsmen's Summer Classic 2014

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:04:19 GMT
    32nd Annual Craftsmen's Summer Classic 2014 returns to Myrtle Beach August 1 through 3.Myrtle Beach's favorite Summer event, and one of the country's most highly acclaimed, award-winning series of indoor fine art and craft festivals returns for the 32nd year! Voted the #3 show in South Carolina and in the Top 100 nationwide in the prestigious Sunshine Artist Magazine.Hundreds of artists and craftsmen from 20 states, juried and selected for originality creative excellence. There are many new ...
    32nd Annual Craftsmen's Summer Classic 2014 returns to Myrtle Beach August 1 through 3.Myrtle Beach's favorite Summer event, and one of the country's most highly acclaimed, award-winning series of indoor fine art and craft festivals returns for the 32nd year! Voted the #3 show in South Carolina and in the Top 100 nationwide in the prestigious Sunshine Artist Magazine.Hundreds of artists and craftsmen from 20 states, juried and selected for originality creative excellence. There are many new ...
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