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Category: Health

WV to Offer Medicaid Coverage for Addicted Babies

CHARLESTON– West Virginia, which has the nation’s highest rate of babies born dependent on drugs, will now offer Medicaid coverage to treat those babies. The...

Senate committee approves bill banning smoking in car with kids

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia Senate committee has advanced a bill that would prohibit smoking in motor vehicles when children age 16 or younger are in...

Ick! Woman has first case of human ‘Eye Worm’

NEW YORK (AP) — An Oregon woman who had worms coming out of her eye is being called the first known human case of a parasitic infection spread by flies. Fourteen tiny...

Just as Minden may become Superfund site, WH budget cutting EPA

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Trump’s proposed 2019 budget calls for slashing funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by more than one third, just as...

EPA likely to recommend Minden to Superfund list

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) — Governor Jim Justice says the Environmental Protection Agency is expected to recommend that the former Shaffer Equipment site in Minden be...

Popular televangelist says you can’t get the flu if you get Jesus

(ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH) – Never mind thinking there’s a flu season – a popular televangelist in Texas says there’s no such thing. In a video...

Red Cross Needs Blood Donations After Bad Winter for Illness

WEST VIRGINIA (Press Release)– Winter storms and the flu don’t just mean a lot of people are missing work and school – it also means they can’t keep their...

UC School of Pharmacy to Offer First Responders Free Narcan

CHARLESTON, WV (NEWS RELEASE) – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced today that West Virginia first responders will now have access to Narcan free of charge....

Drug distributors shipped 20,000,000 pain pills to Williamson; Pop. 3,000

WASHINGTON (BY: JESSIE HELLMANN, THE HILL) – Drug distributors poured 20.8 million pain pills into a West Virginia town of 3,000 people over a 10-year period,...

Did you know people are abusing anti-diarrhea drugs for a small amount of opioid?

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators on Tuesday asked makers of popular anti-diarrhea drugs to sell their medications in smaller amounts to make them harder to...