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Family fears proposed cuts to disability benefits waiver
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Family fears proposed cuts to disability benefits waiver

Agency believes disability program reform would aid those on wait list

US Attorney sets up site for potential chemical leak victims

Site houses variety of information associated with last year’s incident

Advocates decry proposed change to waiver program
Advocates decry proposed change to waiver program

DHHR says cuts would allow more people to participate while still offering benefits

Kanawha Valley YMCA to host ‘Healthy Kids Day’

Events include yoga, basketball, healthy cooking, martial arts

VA official in W.Va. to retire; 38 years in veterans system

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The director of the Clarksburg Veterans Affairs health care system, which endured scrutiny for long wait times, will retire next month after 38 years in federal veterans work.

Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center...

CAMC receives grant for HIV clinic

The Charleston Area Medical Center Ryan White Part C Outpatient Program HIV/AIDS Clinic was awarded a grant totaling $453,303 a year for two years from the Health Resources and Services Administration.

These funds will support the...

Kanawha judge denies Mylan injunction
Kanawha judge denies Mylan injunction

Drug company argues DHHR violated open meetings law in replacing EpiPen

WVU Hospitals temporarily closes lab, asbestos found in dust

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A lab in West Virginia University Hospitals’ Health Sciences Building has temporarily closed following the discovery of asbestos in dust.

WVU Hospitals risk management and safety director Roger Osbourn...

Photos: Final steel beam placed for hospital expansion project
Photos: Final steel beam placed for hospital expansion project

Charleston Area Medical Center marked a milestone in its efforts to increase the number of beds to better serve the needs of patients at its Memorial Division.

Many watched Thursday as a crane hoisted the final steel beam into place at CAMC...

Survey: West Virginia is the capital of mind-altering drug use

Survey puts W.Va. at top of list of people who take ‘medications’ that affect mood

W.Va. Medicaid switching from monthly to annual cards

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Medicaid recipients are being switched from a monthly card to an annual card.

The change takes effect Wednesday. The state’s Bureau for Medical Services says it will save the state about $2.5...

W.Va.’s well-being, broken down by county

Pendleton County healthiest in state, Kanawha score sunk by poor quality of life

Patients say Alzheimer’s cases go undiagnosed

According to a new report, doctors delay reporting disease

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