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DHEC reporting 1st probable fungal meningitis case in SC

Posted: 10/25/2012 - The Department of Health and Environmental Control says a probable case of fungal meningitis has been found in South Carolina. Right now, the patient is undergoing additional testing to confirm if it is meningitis.

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New Total Access gym helps people with disabilities exercise

The Wilson YMCA has just opened a new Total Access Gym with 10 new machines that are fully accessible for everyone. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 10/25/2012 - A new facility in Augusta is making it easier for people with disabilities to exercise. The Wilson YMCA has just opened a new Total Access Gym with 10 new machines that are fully accessible for everyone.

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102-year-old Augusta Dr. 'Curly' Watson dies

Dr. Walter Watson (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 10/24/2012 - University Hospital confirmed 102-year old Dr. Walter "Curly" Watson died overnight after he was hospitalized for a fall at his home over the weekend.

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DPH confirms first case of fungal meningitis in Ga.

Updated: 10/23/2012 - The patient is a 65-year-old woman from Bibb County who received an injection prepared by the New England Compounding Center in Massachusetts. She is said to be stable at this time.

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3-day Komen Walk in Atlanta raises $4.2 million

Updated: 10/22/2012 - Officials said nearly 1,600 pink-clad walkers traveled 60 miles over three days before finishing Saturday at Turner Field. They averaged 20 miles per day and slept in tents along the way.

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DHEC reporting 3 cases of flu in SC

Posted: 10/16/2012 - The Department of Health and Environmental Control says three cases of the flu have been reported in South Carolina.

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Fair safety: Taking precautions from swine flu

Updated: 10/11/2012 - Funnel cakes, carnival rides, games, animals and more are all things you think about when you are going to the fair. This year, the Department of Agriculture is warning you to think about one more thing: the swine flu.

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Steroid-related meningitis cases rise to 105

Posted: 10/08/2012 - The company has recalled the steroid which was sent to clinics in 23 states. The government last week urged doctors not to use any of the company's products.

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65,000 SC children to be enrolled in Medicaid

Posted: 10/04/2012 - South Carolina's Medicaid agency is automatically enrolling 65,000 children in the state's poorest households in the government insurance program.

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5 dead as rare US meningitis outbreak grows

Posted: 10/04/2012 - Dr. Robert Latham, chief of medicine at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, said Thursday a patient died there late Wednesday or early Thursday, bringing the number of deaths in Tennessee to three.

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