11/21/2013 - The Exponent Telegram. By Jeremiah Shelor.
CLARKSBURG - The American Cancer Society has designated today for its annual Great American Smokeout, a day for encouraging tobacco users to take the first step in kicking the habit.
11/21/2013 - The Exponent Telegram. By Ashlie Walter.
BRIDGEPORT - A new pilot project is designed to create a safe environment for sleeping babies. United Hospital Center hosted a training seminar for hospital officials in North Central West Virginia on Wednesday.
11/21/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail. By Andrea Lannom.
CHARLESTON - Charleston Area Medical Center's Teays Valley branch will become the system's fourth hospital following board members' adoption of a merger agreement.
11/21/2013 - The Charleston Daily Mail
CHARLESTON - Mental health experts evaluated Austin "Gus" Deeds, 24, of Millboro, Va., and released him from emergency custody because there were no psychiatric beds available at Bath Community Hospital, or anywhere in the wide area of western Virginia.
11/21/2013 - The New York Times. By Ann Carrins
WASHINGTON, DC - The troubled rollout of the federal health insurance marketplace this fall has given the word “health exchange” a bad name. Nonetheless, some companies are choosing to offer their employees health benefits via private exchanges — online insurance marketplaces that are separate from the federal system.
11/21/2013 - The State Journal
WHEELING - Every day babies are born addicted to drugs. Whether it be street drugs, or medications that are prescribed during pregnancy, the problem has prompted one local hospital to start treating newborns with addictions and their mothers right here in Wheeling.
11/21/2013 - The Charleston Gazette. By Eric Eyre.
CHARLESTON - Republican state lawmakers gave a cool reception Wednesday to a Kanawha County task force's proposals for reducing clandestine methamphetamine labs across West Virginia.