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    EPA Returning to Minden After Residents Express Concerns From Test Results

    Toxic signs are now placed in front of almost every property in Minden.  Residents here are urging for help after much of the test results from the Environmental...

    Free medical, dental and vision clinic scheduled this weekend in Charleston

    CHARLESTON, WV (WCHS/WVAH) — As many as 2,000 people are expected to turn out for services at a free medical, dental and vision clinic in Charleston this weekend....

    Trump says health care order will help millions

    WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump predicts “millions and millions of people” will benefit from his action to unwind the health care law....

    Fentanyl now the leading cause of overdose deaths

    WASHINGTON (BY: DAN VERGANO, BUZZFEED.com) – Fentanyl and other synthetic opioid painkillers are now the leading cause of overdose deaths nationwide, killing more...

    Free black lung screenings coming to Atewan and Oceana

    CHARLESTON, WV (NEWS RELEASE) – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin today announced that NIOSH’s Mobile Occupational Safety and Health Units will be set up in Matewan and...

    Oral surgeons giving one lucky West Virginian a new $50,000 smile

    CHARLESTON, WV (NEWS RELEASE) – According to a Bloomberg study that analyzed states whose citizens had the best oral health, West Virginia was ranked almost last...

    Hospital has ceremony for new hybrid operating room

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia hospital has held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new hybrid operating room, which officials say is equipped with the...

    Health insurance for 9M kids on the line as Congress fails to meet deadline

    WASHINGTON (BY:  IGOR BOBIC, THE HUFFINGTON POST) – The Republican-led Congress failed to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) over the...

    Restaurant report card: What’s in your fast food meat?

    (CNN) – Our favorite fast foods could come back to bite us, according to a report released Wednesday — and it’s not just the extra calories. The new...

    Amedisys to host Caregiver Support Fair October 13 in Lewisburg

    RONCEVERTE, WV (NEWS RELEASE) – Amedisys, Inc., one of the nation’s leading home healthcare, hospice and personal care companies, announced today that that its local...