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CAMC sets date for public dedication of Cancer Center

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

CAMC sets date for public dedication of Cancer Center

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

State health official says vaccinations are important
State health official says vaccinations are important

Dozens infected with

measles at theme park; official urges doses for children

Legislation focuses on healthy living

Kanawha delegate’s bills aim to improve health, fitness among state’s residents

Conference addresses cervical cancer in W.Va.
Conference addresses cervical cancer in W.Va.

National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month spreads word about disease

House bills seek to curb overdose deaths
House bills seek to curb overdose deaths

Both measures could save lives, health officer says

Lab tests imply formaldehyde risk in some e-cigarette vapor
Lab tests imply formaldehyde risk in some e-cigarette vapor

Using certain electronic cigarettes at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical, than smoking traditional cigarettes does, new lab tests suggest.

The research does not prove a health risk...

Report: W.Va. makes little progress on tobacco control

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia got failing grades on tobacco control from the American Lung Association, which reported Wednesday that funding for prevention programs has declined and an attempt to increase tobacco taxes was...

CAMC bars children from visiting hospital due to flu outbreak

To keep the flu virus from spreading, Charleston Area Medical Center is asking parents to keep children away from the hospital unless necessary.

CAMC said in a press release that additional restrictions on visitation have been implemented due to ...

Thomas Health System CEO announces retirement
Thomas Health System CEO announces retirement

Stephen Dexter will leave the post at the end of July, when current vice president Dan Lauffer will take over

Scholarship to honor retired Cabell Huntington Hospital CEO

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A scholarship fund is being launched to honor the newly retired CEO of Cabell Huntington Hospital.

Officials announced the $1 million endowment for the Brent A. Marsteller Scholarship Fund this week to benefit...

US releases W.Va. sign-ups for health insurance marketplace

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal officials say more than 26,000 West Virginians have signed up for the health insurance marketplace under the program’s second open enrollment.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says...

Charleston native Clay Marsh chosen to lead WVU’s Health Science Center
Charleston native Clay Marsh chosen to lead WVU’s Health Science Center

From Staff Reports

Charleston native Dr. Clay Marsh will join West Virginia University as vice president and executive dean for Health Sciences effective Feb. 15, university President Gordon Gee announced Wednesday.

At the WVU Robert C....

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