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Beckley ARH Receives Stroke Certification

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – Beckley ARH hospital received notification this week that it achieved Acute Stroke Ready (ASR) certification through Det Norske Veritas –...

Gov. Justice to Debut Plan to Help Recovering Addicts

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is scheduled to debut a plan to help people get jobs as they recover from addiction. Justice is set to...

Drug Take Back Day Set For October 26

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY)- Beckley Police Department is taking back unwanted prescription drugs October 26th, 2019 at the Raleigh County Commission on Aging and the parking lot...

Manchin, Captio announce $1.7 million for health centers in West Virginia

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $1,737,000...

West Virginia health data reveals surge in hepatitis C cases

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Health Department data reveals hepatitis C cases in the state’s largest county have soared to the highest numbers in...

2nd annual ‘Well I’ll Bee Active’ event to take place this weekend

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – Beckley ARH Hospital in partnership with Active SWV and Raleigh County Commission on Aging will be hosting the 2nd annual Well I’ll Bee...

US vaping illness count tops 500, but cause still unknown

NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. health officials say 530 people have now been diagnosed with vaping-related breathing illnesses, but the cause remains unknown. The Centers...

State investigating over-the-counter male enhancement pill

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia state health officials are investigating reports that an over-the-counter male enhancement pill sold at convenience stores and gas...

US finds contaminant in popular heartburn drug

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. health officials are investigating low levels of a potentially dangerous contaminant in the popular heartburn medication Zantac and related...

Beckley ARH Receives Certificate of Need Approval to Expand Cardiac Services

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – The West Virginia Health Care Authority has issued its decision approving Beckley ARH Hospital’s Certificate of Need application to expand...

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