This week, we usher in the season of lights with our holiday show from 2022. James Beard-nominated West Virginia chefs Mike Costello and Amy Dawson serve up special dishes with stories behind them. We visit an old-fashioned toy shop whose future was uncertain after its owners died – but there’s a twist. We also share a few memories of Christmas past, which may or may not resemble yours. You’ll hear these stories and more this week, Inside Appalachia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Dementia And The Holidays, Hope For Opioid Settlement Money And Concerning Health Trends, This West Virginia Week
On this West Virginia Week, we hear about some of the health challenges facing West Virginians — including lung disease, HIV/AIDS outbreaks and recovery.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Kim Holstein is the lead for the Quick Response Team — an organization with Boone County Health — that follows up with people who are struggling with addiction in the community. A cardiac arrest call was dispatched, but since Narcan was given, they will follow up within 48 hours to see if the individual will consider going to a substance use treatment center.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Sigman said the quick response from residents, first responders, and state and local officials resulted in better outcomes for the safety of residents. The National Weather Service said it received its first call about flooding at 6:45 a.m. By 7a.m. a warning had been issued and sirens were activated.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The CEG is a non-profit organization with its base of operations in Lost River, West Virginia. The organization focuses on the “syndemic” or synergistic epidemic in Appalachia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The drug epidemic is an ever-evolving hot-button topic with tons of buzzwords. But what does it all mean?Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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