In an effort to relieve some of the pressure on the hospital, Martinsville Fire and EMS made the decision Wednesday to focus the majority of its transportation services on those with life-threatening emergencies.
The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has identified five individuals diagnosed with measles and is reaching out to people in the Central Health Region and the Northern Health Region who may have been exposed to those individuals.
Federal health officials on Thursday delayed a high-stakes decision on whether to permit bestselling vaping brand Juul to stay on the market, while ordering thousands of other electronic cigarettes off store shelves.
Parents can take the first step in helping children who exhibit ADHD symptoms by contacting a medical professional for a consultation (or several) to confirm whether the symptoms fit a formal ADHD diagnosis.
On Wednesday morning, the Bradley Free Clinic broke ground on the Robertson Behavioral Health Wing, a 1,900 square foot expansion that will include six new counseling rooms and space for group counseling.
The Mississippi Poison Control Center sent out a health alert Friday warning health leaders of potential toxicity related to a drug used to deworm livestock that some are using to treat and prevent COVID-19.
The director of the New River Health District says pharmacies and other providers are being overwhelmed with requests for a third vaccination, even though many of the callers are not yet eligible for a booster.