Medical Cannabis and South Carolina

  Medical Cannabis and South Carolina Thousands of seriously ill South Carolinians and their families are depending on the General Assembly to enact compassionate medical cannabis legislation. The South Carolina Compassionate Care Act (S 212/ H 3521) would create a...

Dr. Stephen Merlin, MD ~ Opinion Editorial

One of the most important precepts in medicine is to “do no harm.” While that may seem self-evident, it is often more complex and nuanced. Take for instance the relief provided to patients through the use of opioid pain killers. Pendulum swings in this treatment...

Save our Healthcare Action Week

Local activist groups have formed a coalition of concerned South Carolina citizens to oppose the US Senate’s health care bill. Although the effects would not be felt immediately, if passed, it will have a negative impact on our sickest, most disabled and the...