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Aunt Tenny, my grandfather’s oldest sister, had the old family farmhouse close to Louisville, Miss., where we used to go for Caldwell family reunions in the early 1940s.

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Angela Young is one of the first Ms. Wheelchairs the state has had since 2012. The title is given in recognition to the accomplishments of women who use a wheelchair for mobility.

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If you could take a pill to reduce your risk of dying from heart disease and your risk of developing a stroke, coronary artery disease, type 2 diabetes and colon cancer by 15-30 percent, I think almost all of us would do it, unless the pill had severe side effects or was too expensive.

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Experts are excited to hear the Trump administration's commitment to ending HIV. But without a cure or vaccine for the virus, some experts want to emphasize the huge challenge its going to be- especially for states like South Carolina with heavy rural communities. 

WASHINGTON — TV pitches for prescription drugs will soon include the price, giving consumers more information upfront as they make medication choices at a time when new drugs can carry anxiety-inducing prices.

Older people are at increased risk of respiratory problems, including chronic lung diseases, lung cancer and “the old man’s friend” pneumonia. Changes in air temperature, rain and carbon dioxide concentrations in air can lead to more ozone, pollen, mold spores, fine particles and chemicals in the air that can irritate and potentially damage the lungs and airways.

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Shootings at two South Carolina hospitals in less than 24 hours have reignited discussions this week about whether state laws, which do little to deter patients from lashing out at health care workers, should be reformed.