West Virginia Headline News
More Medical Professionals to Serve Rural Areas Thanks to State Grant
Seventeen health science graduate students from across West Virginia are getting money to help pay for their education. Why? Because the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has awarded some health sciences grad students a chunk of cash to help pay for their college education – so long as they commit to practicing medicine in a rural or underserved community in West Virginia following graduation.
Thu, 24 May 2018 19:33:28 +0000
Death Suspected from West Virginia Hepatitis A Outbreak
Health officials in West Virginia are reporting the first death in Kanawha County suspected to be related to an outbreak of hepatitis A. The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department says in a news release that department officials spoke with a relative who confirmed Wednesday's death. The statement did not disclose the cause of death.
Thu, 24 May 2018 19:14:14 +0000
Back To The Garden: How Green Thumbs Help With Addiction Recovery
Meredith Jensen is doing some gardening on a sunny day in a secluded part of Athens, Ohio. “I’m working on our pollinator garden beds,” she said. “Which are a bunch of fun flowers that’ll help attract butterflies, bumble bees, you name it.”
Thu, 24 May 2018 18:26:07 +0000
Settlements from 2014 Freedom Industries Spill Not Ready to Be Paid Out
A lawyer for West Virginia residents affected by a 2014 chemical spill says they will not receive settlements until a judge's final approval, and administrators finish processing the over 95,000 claims.
Thu, 24 May 2018 17:22:56 +0000
West Virginia’s Konate Withdraws from NBA Draft
West Virginia men’s basketball team forward Sagaba Konate has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to school for the 2018-19 season. West Virginia announced Konate’s intentions Thursday, May 24.
Thu, 24 May 2018 17:20:16 +0000