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Category: Health

New River Community and Technical College goes tobacco free

BEAVER, WV (NEWS RELEASE) –  New River Community and Technical College is going tobacco free. Beginning July 1, 2017, the use of tobacco products, including:...

Manchin and Capito announce nearly $1.3 million for black lung clinics program

WASHINGTON (NEWS RELEASE) – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today announced $1,291,231 in funding for the West Virginia Department of...

Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter ‘Obamacare’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama’s health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid and...

Health care advocates announce town hall forum

Who:  Women’s Huddle of the Bluefields What:  Health Care Town Hall Where: Bluefield Parks and Recreation Center 1780 Stadium Drive, Bluefield, WV 24701 When: June...

Cardinal Health seeks dismissal of counties' drug suits

CHARLESTON, WV (AP) — A pharmaceuticals distributor has asked a federal judge to dismiss lawsuits filed by six West Virginia counties over the opioid crisis, arguing...

New River Gorge rangers outfitted with overdose rescue kits

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia University and the state Department of Health and Human Resources have provided park rangers at New River Gorge National...

More than half of midsize SUV headlights tested rate marginal or poor

ARLINGTON, VA (NEWS RELEASE) — New midsize SUV ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety show that headlights are improving when it comes to visibility,...

33 charged in West Virginia in oxycodone trafficking

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – Federal authorities in northern West Virginia have charged 33 people following an investigation into the illicit distribution of the...

Science Says: Medications prevent opioid addiction relapse

CHICAGO (AP) — Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery: Does treating opioid addiction with medication...

Delay in court case deepens health insurance uncertainty

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration and House Republicans are asking a federal appeals court for a 90-day extension in a case that’s casting a shadow...

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