04/09/2013 - The Charleston Gazette
CHARLESTON - Back in 2003, the Legislature created the state Pharmaceutical Cost Management Council in a bold attempt to reduce prescription costs. The effort was backed by medical reformers like former Sen. Dan Foster, D-Kanawha, this newspaper's latest West Virginian of the Year.
04/09/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail. By Candace Nelson.
CHARLESTON - The Charleston Area Medical Center's "Power of Many" campaign to raise $15 million to build a cancer center is nearing the finish line.
04/09/2013 - The Associated Press
CHARLESTON - West Virginia health departments dealing with shrinking federal funding will not be able to charge for HIV testing.
04/09/2013 - The Washington Post. By Sarah Kliff.
WASHINGTON, DC - President Obama’s budget proposal will include $235 million in funding for new mental health programs, focused initiatives to help schools detect early warning signs and train thousands of new mental health professionals.
04/09/2013 - The Times West Virginian. By Mary Wade Burnside.
FAIRMONT - After INC Research — previously Kendle — left the Morgantown area, a void in the area of medical testing was created.
04/08/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Paul Nyden.
CHARLESTON - Religious, community, labor, medical and political leaders gathered at Christ Church United Methodist in Charleston Sunday afternoon to urge Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to expand Medicaid coverage in the state.
04/08/2013 - The Charleston Gazette
CHARLESTON - It's time to talk about how we provide and pay for health care. The medical profession can actually accomplish cures now, thanks to a difference brought by the 20th century. Our science and technology are light years ahead of 100 years ago. So the availability of medical care today is not a luxury, but rather a necessity for life.