A Daily Summary of Healthcare and Business News
04/24/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail. By Cheryl Caswell.
CHARLESTON - A doctor who operated a cash-only prescription medication business out of a Logan building has pleaded guilty in federal court.
04/24/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Candace Nelson.
CHARLESTON - Thomas Memorial Hospital will have its 21st annual Kidoodle Kids' Day this weekend, and hundreds of children will have access to health screenings as well as fun activities.
04/24/2013 - The New York Times. By Annie Lowrey.
CHICAGO - On a stormy evening this spring, nurses at Dr. Gary Stuck’s family practice were on the phone with patients with heart ailments, asking them not to shovel snow. The idea was to keep them out of the hospital, and that effort — combined with dozens more like it — is starting to make a difference: across the city, doctors are providing less, but not worse, health care.
04/24/2013 - The Herald-Dispatch
HUNTINGTON - It's time to check your medicine cabinets -- or anywhere else you might keep medications -- to determine whether you have any prescription drugs that are no longer needed or have expired.
04/24/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail
SPENCER - Columbia Pipeline Group and Contractor Services Inc. of West Virginia have donated a $50,000 reconditioned natural gas generator to Roane General Hospital to provide the facility with back-up power in case of an emergency.
04/24/2013 - The Associated Press. By David Gutman.
CHARLESTON - In West Virginia’s Mason County, children walk to the cafeteria together so they can start the day’s lessons with a side of whole grain waffles, cereal, fruit and milk.
04/23/2013 - The Dominion Post
MORGANTOWN - The West Virginia University School of Medicine announced in March, its highest ever national ranking for an educational program, coming in at number three in rural medicine.