Let us help you get your shot

There are a lot of vaccine doses out there, but finding one in your area can be a lot of digging around online. Some people give up, others don’t know how to get started. We want to help with that. On weekends from mid-April up to Memorial Day we’ll have volunteers accepting calls

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Expansion would improve health, economy in SC

Democrats in the state legislature have introduced resolutions that, if enacted, would put Medicaid Expansion on the ballot in 2022. We asked Dr. Dawn Bingham, a physician, health policy advocate, and former candidate for State Senate for her view. By Dr. Dawn Bingham As a physician, I support

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A conversation with Dr. Dawn Bingham

Dr. Dawn Bingham is an OB-GYN, an advocate for women’s healthcare, a community activist and a candidate for State Senate District 12. We sat down with her to talk about healthcare in South Carolina, particularly with the death knell for the Affordable Care Act looming in the Supreme

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The deck is stacked against women in South Carolina

By Erin D. Basinger The U.S. News and World Report ranks South Carolina 42nd in their classification of Best States, with our state in the bottom third or quarter in the areas of healthcare, education, infrastructure, opportunity, violence and crime, and environmental care. For women, this

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Mask-up, Greenville

By Lee TurnerPresident, DWGC Admit it. We’ve failed miserably. The ‘curve’ is curving straight up! We knew from the beginning the big danger of COVID19 was that without proper management, the virus could overwhelm our healthcare system. Then we’d be in real trouble. Well, that’s what we’re

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This was US

If you are under 50, you don’t remember how we were before the EPA. There were no Superfund sites, rivers were unsafe to swim in and fisherman were warned not to eat their catch, ground water was undrinkable in many rural areas, and open dumping of hazardous waste was common place near

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Medicaid work requirement endangers the most vulnerable

By Laura Haight Following through on an idea they first floated in April of 2018, South Carolina officials are proposing a job requirement as a prerequisite for Medicaid. The proposed rule change would require that clients prove they are working at least 80 hours per month or participating in

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Protecting pre-existing conditions offers clear choice

Healthcare is the number one issue among voters in this election. And it should be. Republicans who have taken no less than 75 votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act or eviscerate its provisions have realized that this matters to Americans. And they are now trying to convince voters that they

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