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Category: Health

Local Health Officials Warn of Health Risks of Hepatitis A

BECKLEY–  This month the state health department announced that Hepatitis A is on the incline in West Virginia with over 90 cases being confirmed, mainly in...

FDA Approves Preventative Treatment For Migraines

(ABC NEWS)- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on Thursday that it’s approved a preventative treatment for migraine headaches. The new treatment, a...

WVDA Warns Public to be on the Lookout for Exotic Tick

Charleston, WV – The West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) is advising the public to be on the lookout for a potential, new tick threat to West Virginia....

FDA Approves First Nonopioid Drug To Ease Withdrawal Symptoms

(ABC NEWS)- Federal regulators on Wednesday approved the first nonopioid treatment to ease withdrawal from quitting addictive opioids. The U.S. Food and Drug...

Army Soldier Grows Ear In Arm For Reconstructive Surgery

(ABC NEWS)- A soldier who lost her ear in a 2016 car accident has a newly transplanted ear that was grown in her own arm, the Army said.   Plastic surgeons at...

Anticipated EpiPen Shortage May Be Coming

(ABC NEWS)- People with serious allergies may have been alarmed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s announcement Wednesday that manufacturing delays could...

Princeton Woman Receives Newly Released Version Of A Heart Valve

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY)- A dream came true for one Princeton, West Virginia woman as she received a new version of the heart valve.   Carrie Hughes of Princeton, was...

Hepatitis A Cases Growing In Kanawha and Putnam County

KANAWHA & PUTNAM (WOAY)-  More than sixty cases of Hepatitis A in Kanawha and Putnam have been released and are being investigated.     The...

1st death reported in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

NEW YORK (AP) – The first death has been reported in a national food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce. Federal health officials say California reported...

Raleigh General Reopens Medical Complex Surgical Services

Raleigh General Hospital reopened their medical complex surgical services this evening. The first patient will be seen on Wednesday around 8 am. Reopening the medical...