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Almost 30 percent of WV infant deaths preventable, new report finds

Almost 30 percent of WV infant deaths preventable, new report finds

According to America’s health rankings, West Virginia ranks 44th among all U.S. States for infant mortality, the number of infants who die before the age of one. The state’s rate was 7.3 per 1,000 live births, while the national rate was around 5.9 for the...4:29 am August 4, 2017

Safety at West Virginia Coal Mines Remains a Persistent Problem

By Jack Baronner On March 8 of this year, John Michael Garloch started his Sunday night shift at the McElroy mine in Marshall County, West Virginia like any other.  Garloch, who traveled 38 miles from his home in Neffs, Ohio for every shift, was soon...1:37 pm September 27, 2015
Morgantown Fire Department and WVU students to promote fire safety in community

Morgantown Fire Department and WVU students to promote fire safety in community

By Kristen Basham and Tiet Tran The Morgantown Fire Department and West Virginia University are teaming up in October to promote fire safety in and around Morgantown. The MFD received the Fire Prevention and Safety Grant from the Michael H. Minger Foundation. The grant will...12:59 pm October 3, 2013