8/28/2015
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08/27/2015 - The Charleston Gazette-Mail. By Lydia Nuzum.
CHARLESTON - As Baby Boomers age, more of them are moving to Medicare, and that’s hurting Charleston Area Medical Center’s bottom line, the hospital’s board was told Wednesday.
08/27/2015 - The Intelligencer. By Linda Comins.
WHEELING - Wheeling Hospital officials have filed notice of intent to seek a Certificate of Need for construction of a multi-million dollar facility to replace its existing Bishop Joseph H. Hodges Continuous Care Center.
08/27/2015 - The Washington Post. By Tom Jackman.
WASHINGTON, DC - Chris Nowakoski's wife died in Wisconsin during what should have been a routine procedure on her pacemaker. Danny Long's wife in North Carolina suffered catastrophic neurological injury during a surgery to relieve numbness in her extremities. A doctor perforated the colon and esophagus of Deirdre Gilbert's daughter in Texas, then operated on her after she was dead.
08/27/2015 - The Associated Press
HUNTINGTON - The National Institute on Aging has awarded a grant to a Marshall University researcher to study obesity and aging.

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