Stories tagged: "Virginia Health"


Some are closing despite the pandemic.
Is Your Local Health Department Open? Here’s a Look.

RICHMOND - Health districts across Virginia are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in different ways, and some are even closing their doors.

Clinics Offer Testing Across Virginia
A Different Type of Frontline Work: Planned Parenthood Offers Safety Net

RICHMOND – “It was, like, an awesome way to celebrate the New Year,” said Dr. Shanthi Ramesh.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Used to Help PTSD Patients
A Natural Remedy: Virginia Veteran Helps People Deal With PTSD

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Robert Beckman is a man of many titles.

Virginia's MOT System Needs Help
MOT System in Virginia Needs Oversight, Report Says

RICHMOND-A MOT order saved Eric Smith's life.

FILE- In this July 10, 2018, file photo bottles of medicine ride on a belt at a mail-in pharmacy warehouse in Florence, N.J. Drug companies are still raising prices for brand-name prescription medicines, just not as often or by as much as they used to, according to an Associated Press analysis. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Should Pharmacists Give Medicine Without a Prescription? State Lawmakers Aren’t Sure.

RICHMOND- Should pharmacists offer treatment at times without a prescription?

Exercise Could Help Fight COVID-19
Exercise Could Fight off COVID-19 Symptoms, UVA Research Suggests

CHARLOTTESVILLE-Exercise could help fight COVID-19 symptoms.

FILE- In this July 10, 2018, file photo bottles of medicine ride on a belt at a mail-in pharmacy warehouse in Florence, N.J. Drug companies are still raising prices for brand-name prescription medicines, just not as often or by as much as they used to, according to an Associated Press analysis. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
We Need Transparent Drug Prices, Virginia Lawmakers Say

RICHMOND- One vial of insulin costs between $3 to $6 to manufacture.