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02/21/2019 - Modern Healthcare by: Alex Kacik
WASHINGTON, DC - More than a fifth of the nation's rural hospitals are near insolvency, according to a new report.

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02/21/2019 - Kaiser Health News by: Barbara Feder Ostrov
WASHINGTON, DC - In a growing number of states, patients who get opioids for serious pain may leave their doctors’ offices with a second prescription — for naloxone, a drug that can save their lives if they overdose on the powerful painkillers.

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02/21/2019 - Modern Healthcare by: Harris Meyer
WASHINGTON, DC - Healthcare spending growth will rise at an annual average of 5.5% over the next decade, slightly faster than in the past few years, due to the aging of the baby boomers and healthcare price growth, the CMS Office of the Actuary projects.

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02/21/2019 - Hampshire Review
CHARLESTON ,WV - A bill moving through the West Virginia Legislature would raise the state's minimum legal age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21.

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02/21/2019 - West Virginia Record by: Chris Dickerson
WAYNE, WV - Former state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry has agreed to disbarment and to never seek public office in West Virginia again.

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02/21/2019 - MetroNews by:
CHARLESTON ,WV - West Virginia’s Legislature is considering joining a handful of states that have work requirements for people on Medicaid.

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02/21/2019 - MetroNews by: Jake Flately
CHARLESTON ,WV - A new innovative approach to solving the health care abuse and opioid crisis has arrived according to United State Attorney Mike Stuart.

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