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U.S. Surgeon advocating for a black box warning on social media …

WEBST. ALBANS, W.Va. (WCHS) — Social media has become such a large part of everybody's lives, including children. So much so that the U.S. Surgeon General is …

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Amjad to head partnership aimed at expanding healthcare in West …

WEBA new partnership between the West Virginia Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation and Marshall Health is aimed at improving healthcare in the state’s jails, …

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St. Mary's Medical Center files application to acquire

WEBSt. Mary's Medical Center announced plans to acquire the Huntington Internal Medicine Group. The medical center, a member of the Mountain Health …

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West Virginia working to combat statewide nursing shortage

WEBCHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — The country will be seeing a nursing shortage this year that will weigh down on those who work in health care, as nearly 32% …

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Outdoor renovations completed at Mountain Health Arena

WEBRenovations for the outdoor plaza at the Mountain Health Arena in Huntington have been completed. The arena had a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday …

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Former Big Sandy Superstore Arena to be named Mountain Health …

WEBThe Huntington Civic Arena announced Mountain Health Network as a new naming sponsor. Formerly known as the Big Sandy Superstore Arena, the facility will …

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Kanawha-Charleston Health Department reinstates face mask …

WEBThe health department is reinstating its mask requirement for visitors and staff, effective July 13, 2022, according to a news release. Health officials said they are …

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Gov. Justice calls for more oversight in homeschooling after West

WEBTalk of the need for homeschooling oversight has intensified across the state following the death of Kyneddi Miller, 14, in Boone County in April.

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WVDE rolls out online platform to support mental health for …

WEBTue, May 21st 2024 at 10:21 AM. State education officials have rolled out an online platform to assist West Virginia families in addressing the mental health and wellness of youth. …

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Some exempt from wearing face coverings due to breathing issues …

WEBKANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) — There are some individuals exempt from Monday's executive order from Gov. Jim Justice requiring West Virginians …

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Mental hygiene system overwhelmed by caseload and slow …

WEBThe mental hygiene process begins when a family member, friend or anyone who has an encounter believes that person has a mental illness severe enough …

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Washington state's new Parents' Bill of Rights does not survive …

WEBFILE - The Washington State Capitol building is seen on the first day of the legislative session, Jan. 8, 2024, in Olympia, Wash. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson, File)

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CAMC parent company announces deal to acquire Davis Health …

WEBCAMC parent company announces deal to acquire Davis Health System. by STAFF REPORTS. Thu, June 22nd 2023 at 3:15 PM. The parent company of …

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Boone Memorial Hospital adds Comfort pharmacy to its roster

WEBBoone Memorial Hospital adds Comfort pharmacy to its roster. by STAFF REPORTS. Mon, August 21st 2023 at 12:55 PM. Updated Mon, August 21st 2023 at …

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Green takes over W.Va. county alert map with 43 counties in that …

WEBThe state Department of Health and Human Resources lists 43 counties in green on the latest county alert map. (West Virginia Department of Health and Human …

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Medical cannabis grower permits approved in West Virginia

WEBWest Virginia health officials on Friday announced 10 successful applicants, including one in Kanawha County, for medical cannabis grower permits. The permit …

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Intense heat linked to hundreds of deaths at this year's Hajj

WEBMuslim pilgrims use umbrellas to shield themselves from the sun as they arrive to cast stones at pillars in the symbolic stoning of the devil, the last rite of the annual …

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W.Va. DHHR cabinet secretary retiring amid scrutiny, changes at

WEBCHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — Major changes at the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources now go all the way to the top with the …

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Olympian, W.Va. native Mary Lou Retton still recovering from …

WEBOlympian and West Virginia native Mary Lou Retton is continuing to recover from ongoing health issues that left her “fighting for her life” about seven months ago.. …

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Gov. Justice signs bill to split West Virginia DHHR into three

WEBGov. Jim Justice on Saturday signed House Bill 2006, separating the DHHR into three new departments. The new departments are the Department of Human …

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Ohio Board of Pharmacy shuts down Gallipolis pharmacy, alleging

WEBA pharmacy in Gallia County, Ohio, has been shut down by the Ohio Board of Pharmacy and the license suspended from the owner after an inspection found he …

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Mary Lou Retton's health improving, daughter says

WEBMary Lou Retton, former Olympic Gold Medalist in Women's Gymnastics, looks on during the 2009 Tyson American Cup at the Sears Centre on February 21, …

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Kanawha County Commission President Kent Carper recovering …

WEBCHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — UPDATED: 4:55 p.m. 5/18/23 Kanawha County officials report Commission President Kent Carper is recovering from quadruple …

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