Healthcare


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.

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.

A Cure For The Common Stroke
The Cure For The Common Stroke? UVA Team Makes a Key Discovery

CHARLOTTESVILLE - The medical world recently came one step closer to preventing heart attacks and strokes, thanks to a lucky accident at UVA.

Raccoons Cause Problems in Arlington
Arlington Sees Rabies and Canine Distemper Cases Spike

ARLINGTON – If you’re in the Arlington area – or really anywhere wildlife live – posing for a photo with a raccoon isn’t a good idea.