05/23/2013 - Metro News
CHARLESTON - A little over four years ago, my ailing father decided he was ready to, as he phrased it, “leave this vale of tears.” He was 87, and dying from COPD.
05/23/2013 - The Boston Globe. By Tracy Jan.
WASHINGTON, DC - The Massachusetts congressional delegation, after holding a rare emergency meeting Wednesday, launched what could be a final effort to preserve more than $250 million in bonus Medicare payments to the state’s hospitals that critics call the “Bay State boondoggle.”
05/23/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Kate White.
CHARLESTON - The Putnam County Board of Health has withdrawn its application for emergency funding from the state, a board member and county commissioner said Wednesday.
05/22/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Lori Kersey.
CHARLESTON - Highland Hospital plans will add 10 beds to Highland Health Center, its residential drug detoxification program, officials said Tuesday.
05/22/2013 - Metro News. By Jeff Jenkins.
CHARLESTON - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has named a new secretary for the state Department of Health and Human Resources. Tomblin announced Wednesday the hiring of Mountain State University School of Health Sciences Dean Karen Bowling.
05/22/2013 - The Charleston Gazette
CHARLESTON - Diabetes is a growing threat to Americans' health, with 26 million Americans diagnosed with Type II diabetes today. The disease increases the risks of vision problems, neurological disease and heart disease. It forever changes the lives of those who have it.
05/22/2013 - The State Journal
MORGANTOWN - Mon General Hospital dedicated its new Center for Cardiac Care on Tuesday, May 14, in honor of Warren T. Anderson, M.D., who started the cardiac care program at Mon General Hospital in 1977 and saw his vision for the growth of the program become a reality.