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11/04/2013 - The Times West Virginian. By Mary Wade Burnside.
RIVESVILLE - Kenneth Todd lost the ability to use his arms and legs 12 years ago after a diving accident left him a quadriplegic.
11/04/2013 - The New York Times. By Reed Abelson and Katie Thomas.
WASHINGTON, DC - Millions of people could qualify for federal subsidies that will pay the entire monthly cost of some health care plans being offered in the online marketplaces set up under President Obama’s health care law, a surprising figure that has not garnered much attention, in part because the zero-premium plans come with serious trade-offs.
11/04/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail. By Andrea Lannom.
CHARLESTON - The West Virginia Medical Institute will provide free diabetes classes for people in 10 counties.
11/04/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Lori Kersey.
CHARLESTON - The newborn babies treated in Charleston Area Medical Center's neonatal intensive care unit are breathing better these days.
11/04/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Eric Eyre.
CHARLESTON - Rite Aid stores in West Virginia have stopped carrying several top-selling cold medications that are used to make methamphetamine illegally in clandestine labs.
11/04/2013 - The Exponent Telegram
CHARLESTON - This November, the West Virginia Medical Institute (WVMI) supports National Smoking Cessation Month. By quitting, even for one day, smokers can take an important step towards a healthier life — one that can lead to reducing cancer risk.
11/04/2013 - The Associated Press
WASHINGTON, DC - Now is when Americans start figuring out that President Barack Obama's health care law goes beyond political talk, and really does affect them and people they know