WVU Medicine Cabinet News Stories

Simulator to show dangers of driving drunk

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia University School of Public Health, the WVU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Pennsylvania D.U.I. Association will host a D.U.I. Simulator event from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday in the Blue Lot outside Milan Puskar Stadium. The event is free and open to the public. The D.U.I. Simulator is a virtual-reality experience of the dangers of driving while impaired. Nationwide someone is killed every 31 minutes in alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes and every two minutes an injury occurs. In 2008, alcohol was a mitigating factor in 37 percent of traffic fatalities in West Virginia. “Research has shown that 1,825 college students between the ages of 18 and 24 die from alcohol-related unintentional injuries, including motor vehicle crashes. We don’t want our students to become a part of that statistic,” Ruth Kershner, Ed.D., interim assistant dean for student affairs at the WVU School of Public Health, said. [...]

WVU Healthcare to have United Way Luau Aug. 24

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Palm trees, clear blue waters and sandy beaches are miles away so the tropics are being brought to this year’s [...]

Bonnie’s Bus to offer mammograms in Wayne

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Bonnie’s Bus to offer mammograms in Harrisville

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – [...]

Annual Fringe Little League Tournament to benefit WVU Children’s Hospital

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Fringe Little League Association will kick off its Sixth Annual Coaches Softball Tournament today at the Baxter Ball Field in Marion County. All proceeds from the event will benefit the [...]