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Tobacco, Health Groups Want Smoking Ruling Revised

Posted: 10/14/2008 - The tobacco industry and the government are challenging different aspects of a judge's 2006 ruling that the tobacco industry deceived the public for decades about smoking risks

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Jump Seen in Staph-Linked Flu Deaths in Kids

Posted: 10/06/2008 - A new government report finds that more children have died from flu because they also had staph infections. The number of deaths wasn't high -- 73 during the 2006-07 flu season -- but there was more than a fivefold increase in hard-to-treat complications.

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No Exotic Pets for Youngsters

Posted: 10/06/2008 - A new report says young children should not keep hedgehogs as pets -- or hamsters, baby chicks, lizards and turtles, for that matter -- because of risk of disease.

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Computers help docs spot breast cancer on X-rays

Posted: 10/01/2008 - When it comes to spotting breast cancer on a mammogram, a computer is as good as a second pair of eyes. That's the finding of some new research on computer-aided detection.

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West Nile virus found in Aiken County

Updated: 10/01/2008 - New figures from the Department of Health and Environmental Control show there have been three cases of West Nile Virus reported in Aiken County. The virus was found in mosquitoes in August.

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Columbia County flu vaccine clinics start October 1

Updated: 10/01/2008 - The Columbia County Health Department will hold Influenza vaccine clinics for the public on the dates and locations posted below. All clinics will be held pending vaccine availability.

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Typical nursing home generates 7 deficiencies

Posted: 09/30/2008 - A new federal report shows more than 90 percent of nursing homes surveyed were cited for at least one deficiency last year, a rate that's remained constant over the past three years.

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Healing a Heart: Cardio Rehab and The Road to Recovery (Part II)

Updated: 02/05/2009 - Recovering from open heart surgery can be a tough road, one that takes a lot of rehabilitation. After surgery, cardio patients at University Hospital have the option of going through their award winning rehab facility. This is part two of our segment, Healing A Heart.

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Columbia County fox confirmed rabid

Posted: 09/12/2008 - The Georgia Department of Health confirms Thursday night that the fox that bit two women on September 9th does have rabies.

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Fundraiser helps Edgefield family pay medical bills

Posted: 09/08/2008 - Imagine owing more than a million dollars in medical bills just to save your baby. Well that's the struggle one Edgefield family is facing, but a big fundraiser is here to help.

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MCG clinical trial saves cancer patient

Updated: 09/05/2008 - Researchers at the Medical College of Georgia are one step closer to curing cancer, at least one type of cancer. It's hope in the form of a pill, and a cowboy is its poster boy.

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