10/11/2013 - The Charleston Gazette
CHARLESTON - State lawmakers have begun studying medical marijuana legislation in an effort to determine how such a law might work in West Virginia. The recent hearing by the Joint Committee on Health builds upon testimony presented earlier this year by more than a dozen state residents suffering from debilitating conditions who wish to use medical marijuana without fear of arrest.
10/11/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail
CHARLESTON - During the Great Depression, when Congress was first considering a federal insurance program for the disabled (the law didn't pass until almost 20 years later), a Social Security Advisory Council actuary warned of costs beyond "anything that can be forecast."
10/11/2013 - WVU Health News
MORGANTOWN - As rewarding as they can be, people in health-related careers frequently face long shifts and tiring tasks, often leading to high stress and less energy to maintain the healthy habits they encourage others to adopt. Since 1995, The Wellness Program of the WVU Health Sciences Campus has helped the employees of the WVU Health Sciences Center and WVU Healthcare become healthier, fitter and happier through an array of lifestyle enrichment resources.
10/11/2013 - The Exponent Telegram. By Roger Adkins.
BRIDGEPORT - An FBI bomb-sniffing dog was, paws down, the favorite attraction at a children’s safety fair Tuesday organized by the pediatrics unit at United Hospital Center.
10/11/2013 - WV Public Broadcasting. By Cecelia Mason.
MARTINSBURG - The West Virginia University School of Nursing Eastern Division is tackling health and wellness problems in the Eastern Panhandle counties of Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan. A three year study is leading to a conversation in the community about how to make the area a healthier place to live.
10/11/2013 - The Daily Athenaeum. By Summer Ratcliff.
MORGANTOWN - The West Virginia University School of Dentistry is expanding its ability to provide state-of-the-art smiles with the opening of its new state-of-the-art satellite clinic.
10/11/2013 - The Exponent Telegram. By Jim Davis.
CLARKSBURG - With the opening of the forensic unit fast approaching, Highland-Clarksburg Hospital is ready to start hiring additional staff.