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Category: Health

More Miners Set to Lose Health Benefits

CHARLESTON– Today more coal miners received letters saying their earned health care benefits will be cut off in 60 days. 22,600 retired miners and widows received...

Ohio town wins top US tap water prize at tasting contest

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. – The small northwest Ohio community of Montpelier has won the top prize for U.S. tap water at an international tasting contest. Ohio towns...

Flu Activity Is Growing Across West Virginia

Dr. Rahul Gupta, State Health Officer and Commissioner of the Bureau for Public Health, says flu activity is widespread in the State of West Virginia. The Charleston...

Official Warns Of Possible Cuts To Program For Disabled

HUNTINGTON— A program that helps developmentally disabled West Virginians will face a 25 percent cut unless state lawmakers agree to Gov. Jim Justice’s proposed...

“Food For Angels” Program Created to Feed Needy Kids

A non-profit organization in Beckley needs the community’s help to feed under privileged children in Raleigh County. One Voice is currently accepting donations for...

Distribution of 8,000 Kits to Battle Opioid Overdoses

RECALL: Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Ruth’s Salads has announced a recall of its Original Pimento Spread in 7-ounce plastic containers after determining it could be...

Medical Marijuana to Reduce Opioid Use in WV

Cold & Flu Season in Southern West Virginia

Nancy Edwards is an infection preventionist at Raleigh General Hospital who wants to make sure you and your family stay cold and flu-free. She says taking preventative...

Giving peanut-based foods to babies early prevents allergies

WASHINGTON (AP) – New guidelines say most babies should start eating peanut-containing foods well before their first birthday, to lower their chances of developing...