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CAMC Urology first in West Virginia to treat prostate cancer using advanced ultrasound technology

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — CAMC is the first in West Virginia to offer Focal One™ noninvasive robotic HIFU (high intensity focused ultrasound) for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. For patients that means no blade, no scar, no radiation and minimal side[Read More…]

When All Are Counted: Members of West Virginia LGBTQIA+ community struggle to find healthcare providers

By Autumn Shelton, West Virginia Press Association and “When All Are Counted” Project CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Finding a healthcare provider that one feels comfortable with can be difficult, but for some in West Virginia’s LGBTQIA+ community, it can be almost impossible.  In addition to limited resources and insurance barriers, those who[Read More…]

ARC grant will allow West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine to help individuals in recovery stay employed

WV Press Release Sharing LEWISBURG, W.Va. – The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) will receive $500,000 from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to make it easier for individuals in Greenbrier County with substance use disorder to attain and maintain employment. Through ARC’s Investments Supporting Partnerships In Recovery Ecosystems[Read More…]

Reminder: Oct. 1 deadline for newspapers to file statement of ownership with US Postal Service; WVSOS affidavit of circulation due by Nov. 1

WV Press News Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It’s nearing time for West Virginia newspapers to file the Statement of Ownership form with the US Post Office and the Affidavit of Circulation form with the WV Secretary of State office for the coming fiscal year. When complete, please send a copy[Read More…]

WVU President Gee addresses ‘misrepresentations’ of WVU Transformation work during Faculty Senate meeting

WV Press Release Sharing MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University released a statement from President Gordon Gee based on his prepared remarks to members of the Faculty Senate about misrepresentations related to ongoing Transformation efforts during a Monday (Sept. 11) meeting at the College of Law.  “Since my arrival at West Virginia University, I have spoken consistently about three critical missions[Read More…]

Tammy Jordan of Fruits of Labor and Communities of Healing to speak at Appalachian Regional Commission Annual Meeting on Tuesday

WV Press Release Sharing BECKLEY, W.Va. — Tammy Jordan, owner of Fruits of Labor, a social enterprise that serves as a model for the recovery to work program Communities of Healing, is set to share her insights this week at the Appalachian Regional Commission’s (ARC) annual conference, entitled Appalachia Rises,[Read More…]

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