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After 17 years of trying, couple gives birth to sextuplets

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A 40-person team successfully delivered sextuplets to a couple that had been trying to conceive for nearly 20 years.

Man dies in botulism outbreak from gas station nacho-cheese

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Authorities say one man is dead in an apparent botulism outbreak stemming from nacho-cheese dip sold at a gas station.

Researchers need volunteers to smoke pot for study

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Researchers are looking for volunteers to smoke marijuana as part of a study. Volunteers must be 21 to participate.

5 Hospitalized After Eating Gas Station Nacho Cheese

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Five people were hospitalized last month after getting botulism from nacho cheese bought at a gas station.

Family Focused Therapy, Sleep Affects Kidneys, ER Vacation Trip

Family Focused Therapy, Sleep Affects Kidneys, ER Vacation Trip

Mood and blood pressure

Mood and blood pressure

WV has the most smokers in the United States

West Virginia has the most smokers in the United States, Utah has the least according to the latest data from the CDC. Nearly a third of adults in West Virginia currently smoke cigarettes or use smokeless tobacco. In Utah, it's just over 11 percent.

Flu Vaccines for Kids

Flu Vaccines for Kids

WVU Medicine Health Report: National Immunization Awareness Month

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month. And whether you’re young or old, getting your recommended vaccines helps keep you and everybody around you healthy. 

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  • West Virginia State Police Search For Missing Woman

    West Virginia State Police Search For Missing Woman

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    West Virginia State Police are looking for a 33 year-old woman, Alexis Basconi who also goes by "Alexis White." Basconi was last heard from by a friend on May 22, 2017. According to her friends and family Basconi has not been seen or heard from since May,22. Basconi is 5'2" tall and weighs 110 pounds. She was last seen with long hair past her shoulders.

    West Virginia State Police are looking for a 33 year-old woman, Alexis Basconi who also goes by "Alexis White." Basconi was last heard from by a friend on May 22, 2017. According to her friends and family Basconi has not been seen or heard from since May,22. Basconi is 5'2" tall and weighs 110 pounds. She was last seen with long hair past her shoulders.

  • Kanawha County Emergency Management Warns Of Possible Severe Weather

    Kanawha County Emergency Management Warns Of Possible Severe Weather

    Saturday, May 27 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-05-27 19:54:30 GMT
    Kanawha County Emergency Officials have placed the Emergency Response Team on standby for impending weather approaching the Kanawha Valley this afternoon and due to the flash flood watch. Some officials have staged at the Emergency Operations Center at Metro 911 to prepare for the weather event due to the fact the Vandalia Festival is occurring at the Capitol grounds and citizens may need to be alerted quickly of severe thunderstorms.  The Kanawha River is running high, swift a...
    Kanawha County Emergency Officials have placed the Emergency Response Team on standby for impending weather approaching the Kanawha Valley this afternoon and due to the flash flood watch. Some officials have staged at the Emergency Operations Center at Metro 911 to prepare for the weather event due to the fact the Vandalia Festival is occurring at the Capitol grounds and citizens may need to be alerted quickly of severe thunderstorms.  The Kanawha River is running high, swift a...
  • Apps Infected With "Judy" Malware May Have Impacted Up To 36 Million Android Devices

    Apps Infected With "Judy" Malware May Have Impacted Up To 36 Million Android Devices

    Saturday, May 27 2017 1:53 PM EDT2017-05-27 17:53:42 GMT

    (WFLA) — A global security vendor is warning Android users of a widespread malware campaign on Google’s app store, Google Play. Researchers at Check Point Software Technologies say the malware called “Judy,” was discovered on 41 apps developed by a Korean company called Kiniwini. They say some of the apps were on Google Play for years, but were recently updated. 

    (WFLA) — A global security vendor is warning Android users of a widespread malware campaign on Google’s app store, Google Play. Researchers at Check Point Software Technologies say the malware called “Judy,” was discovered on 41 apps developed by a Korean company called Kiniwini. They say some of the apps were on Google Play for years, but were recently updated. 

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