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

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

W.Va. closes 3 pain management clinics for noncompliance

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — State officials have closed three chronic pain management clinics this year for failing to comply with a law aimed at reducing substance abuse.

The 2012 law gave the Department of Health and Human Resources oversight ...

Report says health care coverage cost falling

Slowly rising premiums, fewer expected to sign up attribute to decline

Nurse union, 2 W.Va. hospitals begin bargaining

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A union representing registered nurses has begun bargaining with two Southern West Virginia hospitals.

National Nurses United representative Michelle Mahon tells The Register-...

Health group announces new director

Current leader

Perry Bryant

to retire after a

decade at the helm

High court takes up health law fight
High court takes up health law fight

Justices to decide if people in all states eligible for federal

tax subsidies

Bill aims to fill social worker vacancies

Legislation creates program to recruit, train in order to reduce caseload

WVSU, University of Sharjah partner on health conference

INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State University is partnering with the University of Sharjah on an international health conference.

The “Solutions for Better Life” conference will be held Nov. 15-19 at the University...

Bill to increase prescriptive powers of nurses discussed

Legislation seeks

to expand abilities

of advanced-practice

registered nurses

Health care law divides parties
Health care law divides parties

If Republicans repeal Obamacare, they risk alienating many voters who signed up for care

Veterans Affairs to reopen outpatient clinic in Maxwelton

MAXWELTON, W.Va. (AP) — A veterans outpatient clinic in southern West Virginia that’s been closed since last fall is set to reopen Friday.

Media outlets report that Department of Veterans Affairs officials announced the...

Healthy hearts the aim of grant money in Va., W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — More than $644,000 in grant funding aimed at promoting healthier lives in Appalachia is being awarded to care providers in Virginia and West Virginia.

The grants are from the AstraZeneca HealthCare...

Painkiller rules cause veterans grief
Painkiller rules cause veterans grief

Restrictions aimed to curb opioid abuse affect those who need narcotics

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