December 18, 2019

    Studies: Pot May Be Linked to Strokes, Heart Rhythm Disorders

    ARLINGTON, Va. – Young people who use marijuana frequently are more than twice as likely to have a stroke compared…
    December 17, 2019

    First VA Metrobus Strike in 41 Years Enters Second Month

    LORTON, Va. – Hundreds of striking bus drivers with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority returned to the picket line…
    December 16, 2019

    VA Lawmakers Asked to Back Fresh-Produce Program for SNAP Users

    RICHMOND, Va. – Hunger-fighting and public-health groups are pushing state lawmakers to fund a program that helps recipients of the…
    December 15, 2019

    Virginia Forum Tackles Exploding Prescription Prices

    GLEN ALLEN, Va. – No one should have to choose between food and medicine, and that crucial choice will be…
    December 14, 2019

    AARP Urges VA Lawmakers to Provide Relief for Family Caregivers

    RICHMOND, Va. – More than 1 million family caregivers in Virginia provided an estimated 870 million hours of unpaid care…
    December 13, 2019

    Push for Funds to Relieve Virginia’s Catastrophic Flooding

    RICHMOND, Va. – As Gov. Ralph Northam puts together his budget proposal for the 2020 General Assembly session, groups are…
    December 12, 2019

    Some Docs Voice Concern about Flu Vaccines for Migrants

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Peak flu season is here, when most people check in with their doctors about whether to get…
    December 11, 2019

    TN First State to Submit Medicaid Block Grant Proposal

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee has become the first state to submit a Medicaid block grant proposal to federal officials. If…
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