A Daily Summary of Healthcare and Business News
06/20/2013 - The Charleston Gazette
CHARLESTON - "Medicaid expansion" represents the crown jewel in a destructive and insidious process of separating the responsibility for health and health-care outcomes from the authority to set health system policies and priorities.
06/20/2013 - The State Journal
MORGANTOWN - The West Virginia University Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center announced June 18 that it is part of a national study on a drug for melanoma patients whose tumors have been surgically removed but who are high-risk for the melanoma to return.
06/19/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Phil Kabler.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Delegate Tim Miley, D-Harrison, was elected the 56th speaker of the House of Delegates Tuesday on a 53-44 vote that, in keeping with tradition, split mostly along party lines.
06/19/2013 - The Herald-Dispatch
HUNTINGTON, W. Va. - The St. Mary's Summer Sizzlin' Slimdown, an organized challenge to encourage physical activity and promote weight loss and overall well-being, will take place from July 2 to Aug. 15.
06/19/2013 - The Associated Press
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Medicare begins a major change next month that could save older diabetics money and time when they buy crucial supplies to test their blood sugar -- but it also may cause some confusion as patients figure out the new system.
06/19/2013 - The Intelligencer, Wheeling News - Register
WHEELING, W.Va. - Tim Miley, elected Tuesday as the new speaker of the West Virginia House of Delegates, has been saying all the right things during the past couple of weeks.
06/19/2013 - The Journal: Letters to the Editor
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Our family would like to thank the doctors and nurses in the Oncology Unit at City Hospital.