09/24/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail. By Zack Harold.
CHARLESTON - The new head of the state Department of Health and Human Resources says a recent $380,000 audit of her agency was not comprehensive enough.
09/24/2013 - The Associated Press
HUNTINGTON - Federal and local officials are launching a new campaign to fight prescription drug abuse.
09/24/2013 - The Charleston Gazette
CHARLESTON - For thousands of uninsured West Virginians, October 1st marks the beginning of a new era. More than 130,000 uninsured, low-income West Virginians will become eligible for low-cost insurance through Medicaid. Another almost 100,000 West Virginians who make too much to qualify for Medicaid will be eligible for tax credits to make their premiums more affordable through the new Health Insurance Marketplace.
09/24/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail. By Candace Nelson.
HUNTINGTON - Work is nearly finished on a new facility where professionals will combat the increasing rate of infants born addicted to drugs in the region.
09/24/2013 - The Exponent Telegram. By Ashlie Walter.
CLARKSBURG - A few years ago, West Virginia had one of the highest rates of obesity in the United States. Since then, health care providers and education departments have been working to reduce that statistic.
09/23/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail. By Dave Boucher.
CHARLESTON - Most West Virginia lawmakers understand there could be medical benefits to marijuana, but they question the best way for the state to legally regulate the usage and sale of the drug.
09/23/2013 - The Associated Press. By Philip Eliott
WASHINGTON, DC - Even before a budget deadline arrives, leaders from both parties are blaming each other — and some Republicans are criticizing their own — for a government shutdown many are treating as inevitable.