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Elderly in West Virginia may face telemedicine challenges

Elderly patients in West Virginia may suffer as a result of their lack of familiarity with technology
More patients are using computers or smartphones to visit their doctors virtually, but not everyone can embrace telemedicine easily, especially elderly patients. In West Virginia,...

W.Va. Osteopathic School top for primary care residents

The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine at Lewisburg is among the state's top medical schools.
The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine at Lewisburg, West Virginia, has been named fourth in the nation for producing the greatest number of...

10 ways to avoid emotional isolation during the virus outbreak

Social isolation is harmful to health and contributes to poor health outcomes, especially for older adults.
Social distancing doesn’t have to mean social isolation, says a WVU nurse-practitioner, who's offering 10 tips to avoid the blues while the nation attempts...

WVU: diets and supplements not always protective

WVU researcher Safi Khan, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine, found that many nutritional supplements and diets don’t protect against cardiovascular problems and death.
Do the nutritional supplements people take or the diets they adhere to actually protect them against death and cardiovascular problems? Maybe not, according to a...


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