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Unlike some other states, physicians in South Carolina are not required to report individual cases of acute flaccid myelitis to the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control, opening the possibility that there could be more.

Medicare is experimenting with a new direction in health care. Starting next year, seniors in many states will be able to get additional services such as help with chores and respite for caregivers through private Medicare Advantage insurance plans.

Two Charleston-area health-care providers are asking regulators to allow them to delay the start of two major projects that would increase space for patients, including a long-planned hospital in Berkeley County. 

Most people are excited about gaining an additional hour of sleep during the daylight saving time transition in November. However, with an extra hour of sleep also apparently comes an increased risk of stroke, according to health experts.

The Fetter Health Care Network opened the Rose D. Gibbs, M.D. Family Center in Moncks Corner earlier this year. The clinic will serve both insured and under-insured community members with family primary care, cancer screenings, specialty referrals and many other resources.  


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