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    Category: Health

    ​ A Walk-A-Thon Was Held Tuesday Morning In Beckley

    In honor of Older Americans month, the Raleigh County Commission On Aging hosted a walk-a-thon at the YMCA of Southern West Virginia in Beckley. The Administration for...

    Active SWV Kids Run Clubs

    Active SWV has put together a Kids Run Program that has already reached 16 schools in Southern West Virginia and they are hoping to add a few more! Kids Run Clubs seeks...

    WVU Mammogram Bus

    West Virginia University says a mobile mammography center will visit Berkeley and Morgan counties this month. The vehicle, known as Bonnie’s Bus, offers digital...

    Congress Secures Health Benefits For Coal Miners

    The 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage was set to expire this week – after yet another extension… can be at ease knowing there is now a...

    Beckley Community Helping Prevent Drug Abuse

    The rates of prescription drug abuse are becoming higher and higher each year, especially in West Virginia, but residents in Beckley are working hard to put a stop to...

    West Virginia enacts abortion notification change

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Gov. Jim Justice has signed a law ending a doctor’s ability to waive the legal requirement to notify parents of an underage...

    West Virginia to establish drug control policy office

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia is establishing a new Office of Drug Control Policy to coordinate statewide funding, reporting and data about drug use,...

    New River Community & Technical College Held A Health Professions Event

    Those who are interested in a career in the health care field got a chance to talk with some professionals in the field Tuesday afternoon. New River Community and...

    Dr. Kostenko has change of heart, enters guilty plea

    BECKLEY, WV (BY: KATE WHITE, CHARLESTON GAZETTE MAIL) — After watching jurors listen to the testimony of a former patient Tuesday, a Raleigh County doctor pleaded...

    Simulating mom’s womb in research to help earliest preemies

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies – and animal testing suggests the...