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Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring
Virginia Gets Over $500 Million From Opioid Settlement

It took four years, but Virginia's attorney general, along with other states, are finally collecting payments from drug companies that pushed opioids.

Medical Debt Wiped Clean: Ballad Health Agrees to Deal With Nonprofit

WISE COUNTY- As of next week, $277,971,455 million worth of medical debt will no longer exist in the Appalachian Highlands.

The Virginia Red Cross Needs Blood. How Do You Donate in a Pandemic?

As more people now venture outside of their homes—be it for the warm weather or celebrating newfound COVID-19 vaccination opportunities—the need will likely increase again.

Could New Plans Reduce Virginia’s Black Maternal Mortality Rate?

RICHMOND-How do we reduce Virginia's black maternal mortality rate? A number of plans on the state and federal level could help.

UVA Warns That While Fighting COVID-19, We’re Ignoring Other Vaccines

CHARLOTTESVILLE - It's easy to forget, but the COVID-19 vaccine isn't the only one some people need to take.

American Rescue Plan Funding Will Help 26 Of Virginia’s Health Centers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Virginia's health centers need some help. They're getting it in the form of $79.9 million from the American Rescue Plan.

Who’s Eligible For Medicaid? Rule Change Allows More Virginians to Sign Up

RICHMOND-Legal permanent residents in Virginia for decades had to show a 10-year work history in the state to qualify. That all changed on April 1.