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Sometimes it seems like my son can’t hear a word I’m saying. I feel like a CD that’s skipping, constantly repeating the same phrase over and over again. At times, I’ll bark orders at a tone that’s reminiscent of my mother. 

Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.

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Nearly all of the opioids prescribed to VA patients in the United States between 2006 and 2012 stopped at a North Charleston warehouse before the VA shipped them to veterans’ doorsteps and mailboxes, newly released federal data shows.

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Roper St. Francis Healthcare's new hospital in Berkeley County is more than the fruition of a dozen years of planning and waiting. It also could be just what the doctor ordered for the system's finances.

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Lughnasa is a rite of transition from growing season to harvest season. It celebrates the fruits of hard labor. In that sense — and this is the point — we can think of Lughnasa as also representing our personal transition into that season of life when our “generative” work is largely done, when we are entering old age — harvest-time. That Lughnasa transition is often marked by retirement.

When the children of Emily Linville and Shelly Klimas came home with head lice, the two Charleston-area mothers were concerned that their only options were treatments that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention refers to as insecticides. After doing some research, they decided to tak…