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7:35 am on Thursday July 5, 2012

NOAA denies existence of mermaids

Flickr User: Bug-E Living on the ocean, we inadvertently become experts at our deep blue neighbor. Most can explain rip currents, know when the surf will be bad due to storms 500 miles away and know the most important answer tourist have for us, "...
5:10 am on Tuesday June 19, 2012

Study finds that helmet laws save lives

photo by flicker user Randy's World (Kinda) The Centers for Disease Control published a study that concludes helmets on motorcycle operators and passengers save lives.  In other news, the sky is still blue. The study finds that while motorcycles...
5:21 am on Wednesday May 23, 2012

Obesity fighters win grant money for their cause

Flickr User: John Pozadzides A local group called the Eat Smart, Move More Horry County Coalition has been awarded $12,000 in grant funding to help fight obesity in our community.  Groups in 28 counties were awarded funding from the Community...
7:23 am on Friday May 20, 2011

Zombie Apocalypse? The CDC has us covered

Photo Courtesy: Scott Smallin We've all known it was just a matter of time before the upcoming zombie apocalypse is taken serious by officials.  And now, it has. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted a blog this past Monday, may...
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