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Community-supported agriculture produces satisfied customers
BOB WOJCIESZAK | Gazette-Mail photos
Community-supported agriculture produces satisfied customers

“You know the worst part about this?” Pam McDevitt joked Tuesday as she picked up her weekly load of produce. “The pressure to use up all this” — she gestured to the corn and cantaloupes and tomatoes —...

Community-supported agriculture produces satisfied customers
Community-supported agriculture produces satisfied customers

“You know the worst part about this?” Pam McDevitt joked Tuesday as she picked up her weekly load of produce. “The pressure to use up all this” — she gestured to the corn and cantaloupes and tomatoes —...

CAMC Cleft Center treats common birth defect
CAMC Cleft Center treats common birth defect

CAMC has team of specialists for cleft palate, most common birth defect in country

VA director tells lawmakers Greenbrier clinic will reopen

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s congressional delegation says the top Veterans Affairs official has committed to reopen a health clinic in Greenbrier County.

In a news release Friday, Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore...

W.Va. ag officials: discard produce tainted by flood waters

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia agricultural officials are advising growers to discard vegetables that have had contact with flood waters.

The advice comes after weeks of rain that promoted Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to declare states...

WIC updates approved foods list

Women, infants and children receiving federal assistance will have some healthier grocery options when they visit the store this month.

Changes to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (known as WIC) were...

Public health impact task force to meet Wednesday

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — State officials are meeting again in a push to redefine the mission of public health in West Virginia.

The Bureau for Public Health will hold another meeting of the public health impact task force Wednesday...

Charleston neurologist under fire changes prescribing habits
Charleston neurologist under fire changes prescribing habits

Derakhshan faces

hearing for painkillers, is switching drugs he recommends to patients

Health departments offer back-to-school vaccinations

Students entering school for the 2015-16 year are, in most cases, required to have up-to-date vaccinations before they will be allowed to attend classes.

The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department and the Putnam County Health Department will be...

Camden Clark Medical Center to start $20M expansion project

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Camden Clark Medical Center says it will start a $20 million expansion project next week.

Media outlets report a new emergency department and medical and surgical unit will be added to the south tower of the...

Huntington mayor responds to derogatory comments by television producer

Huntington leader calls reality show premise ‘obnoxious, condescending’

Students taking proactive approach to fall prevention in seniors
Students taking proactive approach to fall prevention in seniors

Program works with older adults in rural communities on fall prevention

Cabell needle exchange program could guide other communities
Cabell needle exchange program could guide other communities

HUNTINGTON — State and local officials announced a year-long pilot syringe exchange program in Cabell County Thursday that could, if found successful, become a precursor program for counties throughout the state.

“It’s...

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