WV Covid19 Map 4-13-2020

All of the information in this post comes from the WV Department of Health and Human Resources.Covid19 infections (positive tests): 633 Deaths: 9 County State Infections Barbour West  Virginia 4 Berkeley West  Virginia 98 Boone West Virginia 1 Braxton West Virginia 1...

Gun Violence Is Killing Us

When you look at the statistics for gun violence in the United States, they are actually better. About 20 years ago, we had more homicides in the United States than we had Americans dying in automobile crashes. Almost 13,000 Americans died in 2016 because of firearm...

Preventable cardiac deaths

New CDC report suggests that over 400,000 Americans dead of cardiac deaths that were preventable From Time: Heart problems that were “largely preventable” killed around 415,000 Americans in 2016, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says,...

Community Health Centers need funding

Many of these centers are the backbone of medical care in under served areas. From the Hill: More than 100 House Republicans are calling on Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to quickly reauthorize a pot of money crucial to community health centers, which service millions of...

Coffee may be good for you

After being told, as a child, that coffee was  bad for you. It is odd to hear that all of that was probably wrong. Coffee may in fact be good for you. From Reuters: People who drink the most coffee are less likely to die than those who drink the least or none,...