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11/13/2013 - The Register-Herald. By Lisa Shrewsberry.
BECKLEY - “Old faithful with a new façade” is how keynote speaker Rep. Nick Rahall, D- W.Va., referred to the $9.4 million in brick and mortar renovations to Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital at an on-site ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday.
11/13/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail. By Zack Harold.
CHARLESTON - About 8,800 West Virginia residents stand to lose their health insurance because of the Affordable Care Act's new requirements for insurance plans.
11/13/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail. By Jared Hunt.
CHARLESTON - Union workers at Cabell Huntington Hospital will vote today on a new contract offer, following a tentative agreement reached between union negotiators and hospital executives early this morning.
11/12/2013 - The Dominion Post. By Alex Lang.
MORGANTOWN - Few options for Obama to fix cancellations problem. Rule demands parity for mental health coverage.
11/12/2013 - The Dominion Post
KINGWOOD - Preston Memorial Hospital’s (PMH) emergency department trauma team was called “exemplary” by the Office of Emergency Medical Services of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Public Health.
11/12/2013 - WDTV. By Tyler Hawn.
BRIDGEPORT - Cancer can be some of the most devastating news you can hear. One hospital in our area is helping survivors take a look back at achieving their goal in beating the disease.
11/12/2013 - The Charleston Gazette
CHARLESTON - If Big Pharma had integrity, all manufacturers would stop making pseudoephedrine cold pills in forms that can be "cooked" into illegal meth, which fuels a narcotics market that ruins vast numbers of addicts, including thousands in West Virginia.