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Waiting list for in-home care shortened

More streamlined

process leads to

decline in numbers

Google unveils spoon for tremor sufferers
Google unveils spoon for tremor sufferers

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon.

But these spoons (don’t call them spoogles) are a bit more than your basic utensil: Using hundreds of algorithms, they allow...

New FDA rules require calories to be posted on menus

WASHINGTON — Whether they want to or not, consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu at chain restaurants, picking up prepared foods at supermarkets and even eating a tub of popcorn at the movie...

W.Va. center offers end-of-life directive cards

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginians can obtain wallet-sized cards listing their end-of-live advance directives.

The West Virginia Center for End-of-Life Care is providing the cards to people who have filed advance directive forms with the ...

Worldwide obesity costs hit $2 trillion
Worldwide obesity costs hit $2 trillion

LONDON — The global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually — nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism, according to a new report released Thursday.

The McKinsey Global...

Officials admit health care goof

Administration has been over-reporting number of sign-ups under new law

Senate weighs generic drug costs

Price spikes spur adverse reactions from pharmacists, patients, lawmakers

FDA says pill harder to abuse
FDA says pill harder to abuse

Hydrocodone difficult to crush, dissolve, break

Local artists commissioned to display works in planned cancer center

CAMC board members provide updates on facilities

WV rural health center marking 20th anniversary

HURRICANE — The Center for Rural Health Development in Hurricane is celebrating a milestone.

The center is marking 20 years of work on rural health issues. The private, not-for-profit organization started its work in 1994.

Officials ...

Dairy farmer defends ban of raw milk sales

Greenbrier man claims his children can have it because they are ‘immune’

Ebola puts Mali on high surveillance
Ebola puts Mali on high surveillance

At least three dead in country that had previously been spared from disease

Government says health care site working well
Government says health care site working well

Official expects ‘strong and healthy growth’ for 2015 sign-ups

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