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DOSS oil spill study

Clues from an oil spill about what may be contributing to obesity

Researchers found a chemical known as DOSS, an ingredient in the dispersant used to clean up the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, is likely to promote obesity. It's found in a wide range of products from laxatives to artificial flavorings in sodas.



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Good news from state for new hospital, telehealth
MUSC leaders were "ecstatic" and "thrilled" to hear of state support for the new Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital and the telehealth program.  


Brain surgery works 'like a video game'
Sonya Gibby, named after a video game character, is the first child in the state to be treated with the NeuroBlate System.


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Prenatal bonding pays off in Centering Pregnancy
What's usually a private experience has become a group effort for some women at MUSC. It's paying off for them, their babies and even taxpayers.


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MUSC housekeeping crew volunteered to clean up at Emanuel AME

MUSC doctor designs national gallbladder surgery study

Duke Endowment gives $15 million for two-state collaboration

New medical ideas at MUSC pitched to business experts

Nonprofit breast milk bank opens in Lowcountry

FRD and CIE launch MUSC initiative with Innovative Device Challenge

Relay for Life to be held at Emmanuel Christian

SC doctor on Mount Everest survives avalanche

US Surgeon General to address MUSC graduates

MUSC nurse, doctor cross paths with help of a frozen marathon

I'm not here to say we should stop taking gallbladders out. I'm saying we need to understand a little better which patients are definitely going to benefit because there are risks involved.

MUSC Gastroenterologist Peter Cotton


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