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Category: Health

Beckley VAMC Mobile Clinic to Visit Wyoming County

WYOMING COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- The Beckley VA Medical Center’s Mobile Medical Unit will be visiting Wyoming County Friday, November 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Cook...

The Greenbrier Clinic adds a new physician

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WOAY)- The Greenbrier Clinic is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Isaac Hurst as its new physician. Certified by the American Board of...

The American Red Cross is facing a blood shortage

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY)- The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and urgently needs blood and platelet donors to give now to avoid delays in lifesaving...

Marshall offers clinic for Lou Gehrig’s disease patients

HUNTINGTON, WV (AP) — Marshall University is offering a clinic for patients with ALS, more commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The once-a-month clinic at...

Learn About Safety Issues With Halloween Candy

OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) – On this week’s Medical Watch we learn the safeties about Halloween and candy.

Medicine isn’t candy: How to keep your kids safe this Halloween

(ABC NEWS)- Across the country, parents are gearing up to celebrate Halloween with their kids, and that includes plenty of sweet treats. But sometimes, candy can look a...

City gets $1M for first responder mental health services

HUNGTINGON, WV (AP) — A West Virginia city has been awarded $1 million to provide in-house mental health services to first responders on the front lines of the opioid...

FDA approves new flu pill that can be taken after onset of symptoms

The medication, called XOFLUZA, was designed to make the flu shorter if taken within 48 hours of onset and can be prescribed to patients 12 and older once they’ve...

Honey Smacks returns with new recipe after recall

(AP)-  Kellogg’s Honey Smacks is returning to shelves following a voluntarily recall after salmonella infected 100 people in 33 states. The company announced on...

Flu season is just around the corner, learn about influenza

OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) – One this week’s medical watch we learn about influenza, as flu season is just getting started.

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