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Bill to increase prescriptive powers of nurses discussed

Legislation seeks

to expand abilities

of advanced-practice

registered nurses

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

West Virginians signing up for health care

Majority of marketplace enrollees eligible for tax credits

State tough on immunizations
State tough on immunizations

W.Va., Miss., refuse to exempt school children from mandatory vaccines

Role of genetics in health grows

State genetics expert offers consultations at no charge

Thomas Health System names new Foundation director
Thomas Health System names new Foundation director

Sandy Zando will retire in April from her position of executive director of the Thomas Memorial and Saint Francis Hospitals Foundation.

“Sandy has been an exceptional leader and she will be greatly missed,” Paula Vineyard, board...

Raleigh General investigates doctor’s heart procedures

WHITE HALL, W.Va. (AP) — Raleigh General Hospital is investigating whether heart procedures performed by a doctor were warranted.

Raleigh General CEO David Darden tells The Register-Herald that the...

Repairs underway at W.Va. vets clinic to address air quality

MAXWELTON, W.Va. (AP) — Repairs are underway to address air quality concerns at a Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in southeastern West Virginia.

Employees at the Greenbrier County Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Maxwelton have...

CAMC sets date for public dedication of Cancer Center

At monthly meeting, hospital officials address improving on number of avoidable, hospital-acquired conditions

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