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Category: Health

New Concerns With Teens and E-Cigarettes

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY)- New concerns have been released about teens and e-cigarettes as millions are using them and  now health groups are asking the FDA to do more....

Doctors continue to link screen time to poor health in children

(ABC NEWS)- According to a new scientific advisory statement release by the American Heart Association, time spent on “screens” (computers, phones, tablets,...

Mother writes ‘My son could have died’ after he ate ‘dragon’s breath’

(ABC NEWS)- A mom in Florida said she’s grateful for her son’s life after he ate a snack at the mall and then wound up in the hospital.   Racheal...

CDC: Don’t Wash Or Reuse Condoms

WASHINGTON (WOAY) – The CDC is warning people not to wash or reuse condoms. The Center of Disease Control posted the advice on Twitter: Something you would think...

WV Doctor whose patients died is indicted on criminal charges

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia doctor who prescribed opioids to two patients that died has been arrested on charges he illegally distributed prescription...

Represenative Evan Jenkins Secures $125M To Fight Opioid Epidemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WOAY)-U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins  helped secure $125,897,000 to fight the opioid epidemic and stop the flow of illegal drugs into our county....

Funding Awarded for Expanded School Mental Health Program in Wyoming County

WYOMING COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Bureau for Behavioral Health has awarded a one-year grant totaling...

Pepperidge Farm recalls 4 varieties of Goldfish Crackers over Salmonella concerns

CHICAGO – Pepperidge Farm announced a voluntary recall of four varieties of its popular Goldfish snacks Monday evening. The company said in a statement on its...

RECALL: Smithfield recalls over 24 thousand pounds of pepperoni five cheese calzones

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY)-  According to Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp. that have is recalled approximately 24,048 pounds of pepperoni five cheese calzones that may be...

SPEAK OUT! And LOUD Crowd Is Being Held To Help Those With Parkinson’s Disease

HUNTINGTON, WV (WOAY)- Marshall University is hosting a special class to help those with Parkinson’s Disease.   T new therapy regime, speak out! and loud...