A Daily Summary of Healthcare and Business News
05/28/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail. By Candace Nelson
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The area's leading hospital for childbirths maintains a strong lead over its competitors but has recorded a steady decline in the number of babies born there since 2010.
05/28/2013 - The Exponent Telegram. By Darlene Taylor-Morgan.
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. - United Hospital Center has successfully recruited more than 100 doctors due to the efforts of Physician Services Director David Bailey, including gastroenterology specialists, a specialty that is experiencing a shortage.
05/28/2013 - The Herald-Dispatch
HUNTINGTON, W. Va. - A number of health-conscious classes, programs and screenings are scheduled in the Tri-State this week. Some of the activities offered in the area:
05/24/2013 - WDTV. By Erin MacPherson.
BRIDGEPORT - Most of the organs in our body are essential, but the one we definitely can't live without is our heart. The United Hospital Center has been doing a good job in keeping their patients' hearts healthy.
05/24/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Lori Kersey.
CHARLESTON - Charleston Area Medical Center officials say that despite a drug shortage, infants in the hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit are getting the nutrition they need.
05/24/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Paul J. Nyden.
CHARLESTON - Nearly 150 miners, clergy and other supporters gathered around the West Virginia Coal Miner statue near the state Capitol Thursday afternoon, asking that Patriot Coal provide pension and health-care benefits promised to its working and retired miners.
05/24/2013 - The Associated Press
CHARLESTON - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed a stricter seat-belt law Thursday during a ceremony at the state Capitol.