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Experts offer tips for seasonal allergy sufferers
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Experts offer tips for seasonal allergy sufferers

It’s that time of year again — allergy season is here.

Typically lasting from April through June, springtime is usually a time many suffer from seasonal allergies.

With symptoms ranging from sneezing and congestion to...

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

USDA program hopes to partner with housing agencies

Program hopes partnership with agency will reach more needy youth

New director named for Kanawha-Charleston Health Department

Dr. Michael R. Brumage has accepted the position of executive director for the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department.

He is currently Col. Brumage serving as deputy commander at BG Crawford F. Sams U.S. Army Health Clinic Camp Zama, Japan....

Power Walking 150 program returns for a second year
Power Walking 150 program returns for a second year

Community initiative encourages participants to log 150 miles of exercise in 150 days

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