Local scouting leader Amy Garbrick was elected as the first female president of the governing board for the Boy Scouts of America Mountaineer Area Council, based in north central West Virginia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A new report from the March of Dimes shows West Virginia’s already high preterm birth rate is rising.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The rate of preterm births in the U.S. has risen over the past four years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A new report card…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito introduced a federal bill Friday with bipartisan backing that would help newborns suffering from Neonatal Abstinence…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito is sponsoring a federal bill to examine the rising rate and treatment costs of neonatal abstinence syndrome or NAS.Senator…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia once again earns a “C” on the 2014 March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card.This year, the rate of late preterm births in West Virginia is…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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