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State education official receives CDC recognition

A West Virginia school nurse has won a national award for work in improving childhood immunization.

Rebecca King, a state school nurse consultant and coordinator for the West Virginia Department of Education, was recognized Thursday by the U.S.

State education official receives CDC recognition

A West Virginia school nurse has won a national award for work in improving childhood immunization.

Rebecca King, a state school nurse consultant and coordinator for the West Virginia Department of Education, was recognized Thursday by the U.S....

Listeria: Jeni’s 2nd ice cream company to stop production

WASHINGTON — A second ice cream company has shut down production this week after health officials found listeria in a sample of its frozen treats.

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams of Ohio said on its website that it recalled its frozen...

Health law increases food stamp enrollment in W.Va.

W.Va. enrollment increases 4 percent

Need an Earth Day snack? Your backyard might be delicious
Need an Earth Day snack? Your backyard might be delicious

When Erin Larsen wants a snack this time of year, she’s just as likely to head to her backyard as the refrigerator.

During a recent walk around her Fayetteville property, the yoga instructor/holistic health coach found three of her...

Faith-based organization aims to help addicted Appalachian men
Faith-based organization aims to help addicted Appalachian men

Hope for Appalachia to focus on long-term plan to get individuals sober, teach life skills

Faith-based organization aims to help addicted Appalachian men
Faith-based organization aims to help addicted Appalachian men

Hope for Appalachia to focus on long-term plan to get individuals sober, teach life skills

National effort brings attention to infant immunizations

West Virginia ranks near bottom in early childhood vaccines

Anti-vaccine mother’s children catch disease

Woman changes stance when all seven children get whooping cough

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...

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