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Fighting fat with science

Harry Burgess holds a model of body fat as he celebrates his weight loss and fitness success. He's achieving his goals with the help of the first dietitian in the state to be certified as a lipid specialist.



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Inventors have game plan for concussions
As the NFL deals with a "concussion crisis" and a growing number of parents worry about kids' head injuries, MUSC inventors have come up with one possible solution.


Telenutrition grows as waistlines shrink
Sallie Middleton has gone from being a dangerously overweight, tired woman to a bundle of energy. She credits the thriving telenutrition program at MUSC.



Boy's case shows why kids' program is riding high
What happened after a 6-year-old boy had a stroke shows why pediatric telehealth is really taking off in South Carolina.


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Possible effect of depression drug on baby

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Paving a path for others to follow

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Healthy Business Challenge kicks off in Charleston

MUSC scientists study potential iron levels in brain and ADHD

USC, MUSC online graduate nursing programs earn top honors

Charleston feeling effects of nursing shortage

Measuring fitness progress moves beyond the scale, tape measure and BMI

Better than the lottery: Local adult smokers who quit can win one of two $1,000 prizes

New child sex trafficking task force in Lowcountry

Lowcountry's Health Care Heroes honored

Zucker family donates $5M for new ideas institute at MUSC in Charleston

Obamacare customers in South Carolina face tough choices


We have people from 20 to 60 years old that are in our [nursing] courses because we're an academic health sciences center... [nursing] is an attractive career.

Gigi Smith, associate dean of MUSC's College of Nursing, discussing an increase in nursing students


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