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Extra food benefits will soon come to an end for SC residents

The end of South Carolina’s state of emergency means the end of added benefits, including food assistance. SOUTH CAROLINA, USA — Governor Henry McMaster recently ended South Carolina’s state of emergency due to COVID-19. McMaster said it was no longer necessary as cases of the virus decline, but the end of South Carolina’s state of emergency means the end of added benefits, including food assistance.…
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Health experts encouraging vaccination to stop Delta variant from becoming widespread

The Delta variant is now a “variant of concern,” meaning it could be more contagious and more dangerous than the primary strain of COVID-19. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has now listed the Delta variant of COVID-19 as a “variant of concern,” meaning there’s evidence it’s more contagious and more severe than the primary strain. …
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Tracking coronavirus data: Carolinas outbreak map

Use the maps below to see where all of the cases of the coronavirus in North and South Carolina have been reported so far. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — At WCNC Charlotte, we are focusing our coronavirus coverage on facts, not fear. We aim to give our viewers the information they need from officials to best protect themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic.…
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What Every Woman Needs to Understand About Heart Disease

The No. 1 killer of women is not getting the attention it deserves.

By Dr. Sandy Charles.  5 MINUTE READ.  Dr. Sandy Charles is the medical director of the Novant Health Women’s Heart & Vascular Center in Charlotte. She’s a passionate advocate for heart health for everyone, but she is especially focused on the heart health of women.Heart…