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WCBD - Cigarettes Smoking permanently damages DNA, study shows (9/23/2016) - A new study finds that more than 7,000 genes can be altered from smoking cigarettes.
WCBD-lunch SC wins grant to help more poor preschoolers eat healthy (9/21/2016) - South Carolina is receiving a $100,000 federal grant aimed at keeping more poor preschoolers enrolled in a program that provides healthy foo…
Sugar ullstein bild / Getty Images No more than 6 teaspoons of sugar a day for kids (8/25/2016) - Children 2 to 18 should consume no more than about six teaspoons of added sugars in their daily diets, according to new recommendations from…
WCBD-pills_bottles_money_dollars EpiPen maker also hiked prices on a slew of other medications (8/25/2016) - In contrast, Mylan raised the price of EpiPen, its biggest-selling product, by 15 percent this past spring. However, Maris wrote, that EpiPe…
An EpiPen. Carlos Osorio / AP file Mylan says it will expand programs that lower EpiPen costs (8/25/2016) - Mylan, now in the crosshairs over severe price hikes for its EpiPen, says it will expand programs that lower out-of-pocket costs by as much …
An EpiPen. Carlos Osorio / AP file EpiPen price hike has parents of kids with allergies scrambling (8/22/2016) - Doctors and patients say the Mylan pharmaceutical company has jacked up the prices for an EpiPen — the portable device that can stop a poten…
WCBD-blueberries Allergy-friendly back to school lunches (8/17/2016) - Packing a lunch your kids want to eat is tricky enough without having to consider food allergies in the process. An average of two children …
WCBD-E. coli under electron microscope Drug-resistant “superbug” found in SC (8/16/2016) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has found an antibiotic-resistant strain of E. coli inside the intestine of a pig in South Carolina. The …
confused african business man talking on telephone in office 2 Your Health: Survey says men confused about health screenings (8/15/2016) - Many men, regardless of age, are stumped when it comes to important life-saving health screenings, according to a new Cleveland Clinic surve…
Choosing drinks with fewer calories can help reduce excess weight and improve dietary choices. 2 Your Health: Replacing just one sugary drink with water could significantly improve health (8/15/2016) - Think one little sugary soda won’t make a difference on your waistline? Think again.

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