Web Toolbar by Wibiya
Login | Sign Up AnonymousUser
twiter
New to Comunitee?


or Sign Up with Email

Health

>> WEST VIRGINIA Latest News

FEB 25, 2015 - Washington Times

A Must Read - Share

West Virginia lawmakers pass ban on abortions after 20 weeks

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Lawmakers are shipping Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin a bill that bans abortion after 20 weeks, despite the Democrat's veto of a similar proposal last year over constitutionality concerns. With little debate, West Virginia senators cleared the ban Wednesday. The House of Delegates passed it overwhelmingly earlier ...

Tags: West Virginia lawmakers pass ban on abortions after 20 weeks,  West Virginia Latest News

FEB 25, 2015 - Washington Times

A Must Read - Share

West Virginia editorial roundup

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Feb. 25 Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail on gun owners' rights: There is no controversy on the need to train inexperienced drivers, usually young people, on how to drive a car before granting them a license to do so. Automobiles are highly useful. But ...

Tags: West Virginia editorial roundup,  West Virginia Latest News

FEB 24, 2015 - Huffington Post

A Must Read - Share

Some States Are Taking A Stand Against Controversial Gay Conversion Therapy

Lawmakers in several states are considering legislation that would ban conversion therapy, a controversial practice that's sometimes touted as a gay "cure" that has proven harmful and been denounced by many, including the American Psychiatric Association. A bipartisan effort called the “Youth Mental Health Protection Act” being pushed in West Virginia says "being lesbian, gay, or bisexual is not a ...

Tags: Some States Are Taking A Stand Against Controversial Gay Conversion Therapy,  West Virginia Latest News

FEB 24, 2015 - Washington Times

A Must Read - Share

Healthy hearts the aim of grant money in Va., W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - More than $644,000 in grant funding aimed at promoting healthier lives in Appalachia is being awarded to care providers in Virginia and West Virginia. The grants are from the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation and are aimed at reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease. Heart disease accounts for ...

Tags: Healthy hearts the aim of grant money in Va., W.Va.,  West Virginia Latest News

FEB 19, 2015 - Huffington Post

A Must Read - Share

Alaska Named The State With The Highest Well-Being, According To New Analysis

Time to move to Alaska? According to the newest Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index report, we might want to actually consider it. The state was ranked No. 1 in the country for highest overall well-being. The data, which was based on more than 175,000 interviews over the course of 2014, measured five categories -- purpose, social support, financial status, community and physical ...

Tags: Alaska Named The State With The Highest Well-Being, According To New Analysis,  West Virginia Latest News