Updated: 04/03/2013 - The Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute says its research into Alzheimer's and other neurological diseases will move into human clinical trials in the next few years.
Posted: 04/02/2013 - Any West Virginia insurance policy that covers maternity services would have to provide those benefits to everyone covered by the policy, not just the policy holder.
Posted: 04/02/2013 - Pres. Barack Obama is asking Congress to spend $100 million next year to start a new project to map the human brain in hopes of eventually finding cures for diseases like Alzheimer's.
Posted: 04/01/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration says smokers that are trying to quit can safely use nicotine gum, patches and lozenges for longer than previously recommended
Posted: 03/27/2013 - Federal regulators issued 196 citations during February impact inspections at 14 U.S. mines, including a southern West Virginia coal mine that was targeted for its ventilation plans.
Updated: 03/26/2013 - Gov. Bob McDonnell wants to prohibit abortion coverage through insurance plans purchased through the federally run health care exchange that will serve Virginia.
Posted: 03/25/2013 - Parents, mental health experts and representatives of the video game industry are gathering in Martinsburg to discuss the impact violence may have on the adolescent brain.
Posted: 03/22/2013 - A new report for WVU Healthcare shows its facilities, West Virginia University's health schools and West Virginia United Health System hospitals collectively support more than 12,000 jobs.
Posted: 03/22/2013 - A $5 million gift from a Washington-area financier and his wife will double help double the enrollment in the clinical nurse leader's program at the University of Virginia School of Nursing.
Posted: 03/21/2013 - Flu cases in Virginia have dropped from widespread levels for the first time in 13 weeks.
Posted: 03/20/2013 - A state program that promotes the use of electronic health records says it has achieved its goal of helping 1,000 doctors convert to the new record-keeping method.
Posted: 03/20/2013 - Students at the University of Richmond are being advised to take precautions following an outbreak of mumps.
Posted: 03/15/2013 - Agriculture Commissioner Walt Helmick is urging West Virginia horse owners to step up their biosecurity practices after recent outbreaks of equine herpes in other states.
Updated: 03/14/2013 - A West Virginia bill intended to streamline the way Medicaid patients get to the doctor's office would be more difficult to manage and less effective after amendments made by a senate committee.
Posted: 03/12/2013 - A national youth fitness campaign is coming to West Virginia's public elementary and middle schools.