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Category: Health

There’s a new mosquito-borne virus in town

(ABC NEWS)- Another disease to blame on mosquitos, in addition to Zika, dengue, chikungunya? The list of viruses infecting humans through pesky mosquito bites continues...

The trending concern in schools: Opioid awareness and prevention

(ABC NEWS)- As the school year winds down, opioid prevention in schools are trending up. One in 7 high school students in America reported they’d misused...

CVS Health will now deliver prescriptions to your home

(ABC NEWS)- CVS Health will make prescription deliveries nationwide to accommodate the heightened expectations of convenience from consumers. The nation’s...

Summer Approaching Means Hotter Temperatures And Can Lead To Dangerous Situations

OAK HILL, WV (WOAY)- For many people, summertime is a synonymous with trips to the beach, water sports and recreation but often times can be dangerous when temperatures...

Beckley ARH Community Health Fair Set To Take Place Next Saturday

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY)- Beckley ARH Hospital is helping to make a difference in the community by hosting a community health fair. Those who attend can receive free Hepatitis...

Female suicide rate jumps 50 percent since 2000

(ABC NEWS)-The rate of suicide for women increased by a staggering 50 percent between 2000 and 2016, according to a new study by the CDC. The rate of suicide for men...

RECALL ALERT: Kellogg’s Honey Smack Ceral Due To Salmonella

Kellogg’s is recalling their Honey Smack cereal due to salmonella. On behalf of all of us at Kellogg, we’re very sorry to tell you that we are voluntarily recalling...

Nurse Says Local Hepatitis A Cases Likely Not From Food Contamination

SOUTHERN WV– The DHHR has announced that the state is now experiencing a state wide outbreak of Hepatitis A. In their newest report they released that less than...

Hepatitis A Cases Overall Extremely Low In Southern West Virginia

OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) – Since March 2018, the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health has reported an increase in the number of confirmed cases of acute hepatitis A...

Toddlers consuming too much added sugar, study finds

(ABC NEWS)- Toddlers in America are eating too much added sugar, and the problem only gets worse as they get older, a new study conducted by researchers at the Centers...