Category: Health

Motorcycle Helmet Rules

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s Senate has voted against referring to its Health Committee a legislative proposal to let motorcyclists ride without...

Budget Cuts Could Impact Elderly Program

Meals on Wheels in Raleigh County delivers almost 150 meals a day to many home-bound seniors. Without it, they’d have to find another way to get their food.. and...

Sharp rise in brain injuries seen in elderly from falls

NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. government researchers say elderly people are suffering brain injuries from falls at what appear to be an unprecedented rate. The reason for...

Make-A-Wish Foundation

From meeting celebrities like John Cena and Luke Bryan, to taking an amazing trip around the world, the Make-A-Wish Foundation grants wishes like these, to sick...

House GOP health bill facing fresh House committee test

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Republican leaders are talking to rank-and-file lawmakers about revising the GOP health care overhaul, hoping to keep a rebellion...

Now hear this: Loud sound may pose more harm than we thought

NEW YORK (AP) – Do you have unusual trouble hearing people in noisy backgrounds like bars? Some recent research suggests a possible explanation for that, even for...

Governor Justice Proclaims National School Breakfast Week in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va.– Gov. Jim Justice today proclaimed the week of March 6-10, 2017 as national school breakfast week in West Virginia. This year’s theme, “Take...

Chemical found in coffee machine linked to illnesses at Yale

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – Yale University officials say a laboratory chemical has been detected in a coffee machine suspected to have caused four people at the...

Capito, 3 other GOP senators fault health care proposal

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.- West Virginia’s U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito has joined with three Republican colleagues criticizing the House proposal to replace former...

House GOP releases bill replacing Obama health care overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans have released their long-awaited bill dismantling much of former President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. The measure...