Category: Health

Science Says: Medications prevent opioid addiction relapse

CHICAGO (AP) — Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery: Does treating opioid addiction with medication...

Delay in court case deepens health insurance uncertainty

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration and House Republicans are asking a federal appeals court for a 90-day extension in a case that’s casting a shadow...

Fruit juice for infants is now a strict no-no, say new guidelines

NEW YORK (ABC NEWS) – Fruit juice for children younger than 1 year old is now a no-no, according to new guidelines by the American Academy of Pediatrics. The...

Feminine Products Drive Collecting For Girls In Need

The Fayette County Women’s March team is co-sponsoring a feminine hygiene product drive with the Fayette County Health Department, Planned Parenthood, and The UPS...

Manchin and Capito announce more than $2.3 million in funding for Princeton Health Services

WASHINGTON (NEWS RELEASE)  – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) announced that the Health Resources and Services...

Doctor Says Chemical Stored In Abandoned Mine Causes Cancer In Minden

This is a list of over 212 families, out of 250 in Minden, West Virginia who have had at least one member of their family diagnosed with cancer over the last 25 years....

Elderly man kills self, said he killed wife with Alzheimer’s

DELTONA, Fla. (AP) – Authorities in Florida say a 75-year-old man fatally shot himself while deputies were visiting his house to conduct a welfare check on his...

​ A Walk-A-Thon Was Held Tuesday Morning In Beckley

In honor of Older Americans month, the Raleigh County Commission On Aging hosted a walk-a-thon at the YMCA of Southern West Virginia in Beckley. The Administration for...

Active SWV Kids Run Clubs

Active SWV has put together a Kids Run Program that has already reached 16 schools in Southern West Virginia and they are hoping to add a few more! Kids Run Clubs seeks...

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...