05/31/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Lori Kersey.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Obesity is the biggest health risk facing West Virginians, but the state's public health system could do more to address it, according to the results of a survey released earlier this week.
05/31/2013 - USA Today
WASHINGTON, D.C. - ew data collected by the Department of Health and Human Services show that about 90% of Americans buying individual insurance from state health insurance exchanges will have at least five companies to choose from when the exchanges start operations Oct. 1, according to a memorandum released by the White House Thursday.
05/31/2013 - The New York Times. By Robert Pear.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The financial outlook for Medicare has improved because of a stronger economy and slower growth in health spending, and the financial condition of Social Security has not worsened, but is still unsustainable, the Obama administration said Friday.
05/30/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Phil Kabler.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Five moderate House Democrats who had been part of an uncommitted coalition, as well as a Webster County delegate, announced Wednesday their decision to support House Judiciary Chairman Tim Miley, D-Harrison, in the House speaker's race.
05/30/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Eric Eyre.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - One of West Virginia's top law firms has hired Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's former chief of staff.
05/30/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail Editorial
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - State Sen. Evan Jenkins, D-Cabell, who is also executive director of the state medical association, estimated the cost of treating newborn drug addiction at Cabell Huntington at $23 million a year, most of it paid by the state's Medicaid program.
05/30/2013 - The Exponent Telegram. By Jim Davis.
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - Workers converting the former United Hospital Center into a psychiatric facility are ahead of schedule, the Highland-Clarksburg Hospital board of directors learned Wednesday.