Advertisement

Category: Health

WVU Mammogram Bus

West Virginia University says a mobile mammography center will visit Berkeley and Morgan counties this month. The vehicle, known as Bonnie’s Bus, offers digital...

Congress Secures Health Benefits For Coal Miners

The 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage was set to expire this week – after yet another extension… can be at ease knowing there is now a...

Beckley Community Helping Prevent Drug Abuse

The rates of prescription drug abuse are becoming higher and higher each year, especially in West Virginia, but residents in Beckley are working hard to put a stop to...

West Virginia enacts abortion notification change

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Gov. Jim Justice has signed a law ending a doctor’s ability to waive the legal requirement to notify parents of an underage...

West Virginia to establish drug control policy office

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia is establishing a new Office of Drug Control Policy to coordinate statewide funding, reporting and data about drug use,...

New River Community & Technical College Held A Health Professions Event

Those who are interested in a career in the health care field got a chance to talk with some professionals in the field Tuesday afternoon. New River Community and...

Dr. Kostenko has change of heart, enters guilty plea

BECKLEY, WV (BY: KATE WHITE, CHARLESTON GAZETTE MAIL) — After watching jurors listen to the testimony of a former patient Tuesday, a Raleigh County doctor pleaded...

Simulating mom's womb in research to help earliest preemies

WASHINGTON (AP) – Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies – and animal testing suggests the...

Food Bank For Local Veterans Becomes A Monthly Event in Beckley

Created to provide food for more than 300 low-income veterans and their families, the Mobile Food Pantry returned to Beckley on Thursday. The VA Medical Center teamed up...

WV gets nearly $6M grant to fight opioid crisis

WASHINGTON (NEWS RELEASE) – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced today that West Virginia will be receiving a nearly $6 million grant from the...