Introduction Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death and premature disability in the United States. (1,2,3) In its most recent update on heart disease, the American Heart Association reported that 16.8 million US adults are afflicted with CAD and that the estimated CAD patient care costs for 2009 are $165 billion. (3) […]
AU Jimenez, Carlos C. /AU October 23, 2009
Objectives After reading this article, the participant will better understand the molecular, genetic and histopathology involved in breast cancer as well as the changing pattern of early breast cancer in West Virginia.
On January 14, 2008 the West Virginia Medical Professionals Health Program (WVMPHP) signed an agreement with the West Virginia Board of Medicine to allow for the enrollment of physicians, podiatrists and physician assistants with substance abuse or major mental illness. Participation is on a voluntary basis without such practitioners being subject to disciplinary action the […]
Objectives The objectives of this paper are to discuss:
Introduction The 2000 census showed that 15.3% of West Virginia’s population or 276,895 people were 65 years or older. (1) The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources in 2000 estimated that 40,000 West Virginians had Alzheimer’s Dementia, the most common form of dementia. (2)
Saturday, March 8 marked the last day of the 2008 regular Legislative Session. As usual the legislature immediately went into an extended session for the purpose of passing the budget bill and addressing bills vetoed with technical errors. They adjourned Sine Die a week later on Sunday, March 16. Of the 2,134 bills introduced during […]