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More Oversight of Free Health Clinics?

Posted: 02/28/2008 - Free clinics could be in jeopardy of losing millions of dollars a year in donated prescription drugs if a bill providing state oversight of the clinics doesn't pass.

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DuPont Challenges Monitoring Program

Posted: 02/27/2008 - DuPont wants the state Supreme Court to overturn a judge's order that it fund a $130-million medical monitoring program for people in the town of Spelter.

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Inhalant Abuse Numbers

Posted: 02/27/2008 - Waynesboro and Staunton school officials are waiting for the results of a survey that will show how many of their students abuse inhalants.

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High Court Sides with Smokers

Posted: 02/25/2008 - The Supreme Court is rejecting a tobacco industry request to intervene in a lawsuit by over a thousand West Virginia smokers.

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Laughter Yoga!

Posted: 02/25/2008 - It fills your lungs and body with oxygen, clears your breathing passages, exercises your lungs, and relieves stress. We're talking about laughter yoga.

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Revamping Flu Protection

Updated: 02/22/2008 - Next year's flu vaccine is on track for a complete overhaul to provide protection against three new and different virus strains, hopefully better protection than this year's version.

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HPV Vaccine Delay Rejected

Updated: 02/22/2008 - A Senate committee has rejected legislation to postpone mandatory vaccinations of sixth-grade girls against a virus that can cause cervical cancer.

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Richmond Doctor Accused of Fraud

Updated: 02/22/2008 - Federal prosecutors say a suburban Richmond doctor and his wife, a nurse, are accused of $14 million in Medicaid fraud.

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Virginia's Preparedness Grade

Updated: 02/21/2008 - Governor Timothy M. Kaine Wednesday announced that Virginia scored high marks from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the state’s ability to manage public health emergencies.

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CDC Praises W.V. Response Agency

Posted: 02/20/2008 - West Virginia's multi-agency response to help hurricane evacuees is receiving national praise.

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What's Going Around 2-20

Updated: 02/21/2008 - We can only hope that peak flu season will end early since it definitely started early this year.

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Giving the Public Oversight

Posted: 02/20/2008 - At least one chamber of the W.V. Legislature agrees that the public should have a chance to weigh in on proposed changes to Medicaid and other state health care programs.

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Medical Radiation Source Issue

Posted: 02/20/2008 - The National Research Council says a source of medical radiation used in hospitals and universities ought to be replaced.

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Getting Restricted Driver's Licenses

Posted: 02/20/2008 - West Virginians with severe but correctable vision problems have reached a milestone in their campaign to obtain restricted driver's licenses.

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Protecting Doctors for Flagging Patients

Posted: 02/19/2008 - For years, doctors have been telling the W.V. Division of Motor Vehicles about patients with medical conditions that make them unsafe drivers.

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Fentanyl Patches Recall

Posted: 02/18/2008 - Another recall for patches containing the painkiller fentanyl.

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Meat Recall Reaction

Posted: 02/18/2008 - What may be the nation's largest meat recall has put school lunch rooms around the nation on alert and it was a close call for one area district.

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Flu Outbreak Widespread

Posted: 02/18/2008 - A shot in the arm isn't what it used to be as 44 states face a widespread flu outbreak that's only getting worse by the day.

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HIV Disqualification Rule Changed

Posted: 02/17/2008 - New rules being issued by the State Department mean people who are HIV-positive are no longer automatically disqualified for the U.S. diplomatic corps.

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UVA Wraps Up Sex Health Week

Posted: 02/15/2008 - Sexual Health Awareness Week at the University of Virginia concluded with "Vulvapalooza."

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