South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson is joining 11 other attorneys general calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) not to include the COVID-19 vaccine on the list of child immunizations.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Statistics show that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. For many women, a big part of treatment is breast reconstruction after a lumpectomy or mastectomy.
The South Carolina Dept. of Social Services (SCDSS) and the South Carolina Dept. of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS) are partnering to launch a statewide campaign to combat Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs).
The biggest thing doctors want you to know is COVID is not gone, it’s still here and still very contagious. Their expectation is that we’ll see another spike heading into the colder season. The question that remains to be seen-- how big of a spike and if the spike will cause more severe cases?
On Thursday, a Centers for Disease Control advisory panel recommended these updated versions of both Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna’s booster shots, which target the highly contagious BA.5 omicron variant in addition to the original strain of the virus.