05/16/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail
CHARLESTON - It's the great moral imperative behind the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare"): People should not be denied health care because they can't afford insurance.
05/16/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail. By Candace Nelson.
CHARLESTON - Patricia Keeling lost more than one-fifth of her body weight in a recent weight-loss challenge.
05/16/2013 - The New York Times. By Robert Pear.
WASHINGTON, DC - The Senate on Wednesday approved President Obama’s nominee to run Medicare and Medicaid, Marilyn B. Tavenner, providing the agency with its first confirmed chief in six and a half years.
05/16/2013 - The Journal. By Jenni Vincent.
MARTINSBURG - Shenandoah Valley Medical Systems has been selected as one of 27 community health centers in the state to share in approximately $2.5 million - federal funding secured by Sen. Jay Rockefeller to help uninsured West Virginians receive health care coverage.
05/15/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Kate White.
CHARLESTON - An attorney representing hundreds of West Virginia smokers told jurors Tuesday that tobacco companies could have made cigarettes safer but didn't.
05/15/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Lori Kersey.
FLATWOODS - Enrolling West Virginia's 300,000 uninsured residents in Medicaid or a health insurance plan will be a daunting task that requires a total effort of various agencies in the state, health-care advocates and officials said Tuesday.
05/15/2013 - The Associated Press
CHARLESTON - Sen. Jay Rockefeller says 27 community health centers in West Virginia are eligible for nearly $2.5 million in federal funding to help uninsured residents enroll in affordable health plans.