09/06/2013 - The Charleston Gazette
CHARLESTON - In their hearts, the Republican Party's members of Congress know that the people are going to love Obamacare, once they see what it can do for them. Sadly, the GOP, including our Rep. Shelly Moore-Capito, has undertaken an all-out, last ditch effort to distract and misinform us. But their effort is built on sand, and is constructed of everything but honesty.
09/06/2013 - The Times West Virginian. By Mary Wade Burnside.
FAIRMONT - The search for a strategic partner for Fairmont General Hospital probably will not be stalled by the facility’s Tuesday filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and in fact might be bolstered by it, said president and CEO Robert C. Marquardt.
09/06/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Ken Ward, Jr.
CHARLESTON - Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., on Thursday gathered black lung victims and miners' health advocates to continue a push for the Obama administration to finalize a rule aimed at ending the deadly diseases.
09/06/2013 - The Associated Press. By By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar.
WASHINGTON, DC - President Barack Obama's health-care law appears to mirror a trend in job-based insurance, where employees are being nudged into cost-saving plans that require them to pay a bigger share of their medical expenses.
09/06/2013 - The Associated Press
ATLANTA - Children -- like adults -- are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.
09/06/2013 - The Journal
RANSON - On Aug. 3, University Healthcare Jefferson Medical Center hosted its third annual Big Latch On event. Every year in August, the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action organizes the Big Latch On during World Breastfeeding Week to raise awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding and the need for global support.
09/05/2013 - The Associated Press
CHARLESTON - Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is criticizing federal health care officials for refusing to respond to questions over a plan to hire workers to help walk people through their health insurance options under the Affordable Care Act.