WVU Medicine Cabinet News Stories

WVU Healthcare Bariatrics hosting weight loss surgery information session on Jan. 20

If you have attempted multiple diet and exercise programs and still haven’t kept the weight off, bariatric surgery may be for you. The WVU Healthcare Bariatrics: Comprehensive Surgical Weight Loss Program is holding a free information session for interested individuals at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 20 at the WVU Erickson Alumni Center. [...]

Rosenbaum Family House receives holiday gifts from Harrison County Board of Ed members

On Monday, Dec. 22, Harrison County Board of Education President Doug Hogue officially made the transition from Family House resident to grateful guest. He and his fellow Board of Education members presented the Family House with an entire box truck full of wish list items and a monetary donation of $150. The truck was packed full of paper towels, soap, shampoo, coffee, creamer, paper plates, napkins, and more. The estimated value of the donation was $3,000. [...]

Parkersburg-based Our Community’s Foundation continues support of Bonnie’s Bus

Our Community’s Foundation, a public non-profit located in Parkersburg, W.Va., is helping Bonnie’s Bus reach more women in the Parkersburg area with a $10,000 grant, which was made possible by the Foundation’s member constituents: the Mid-Ohio Valley Endowment for Women, Children, and Families and the Ausenheimer Memorial Trust. [...]

Dr. Patrick Ma named co-leader of WVU lung cancer program

Patrick Ma, M.D., M.Sc., has been named co-leader of the WVU Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center’s Sara Crile Allen and James Frederick Allen Lung Cancer Program and Eminent Scholar of Lung Cancer Research. [...]

Take control of your heart health with the Dr. Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease

Make a new year’s resolution to take better care of your heart and join the next session of the Dr. Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease, which will kick off in January at WVU Healthcare. [...]

First Exchange Bank makes gift to WVU Cancer Center for breast cancer research

First Exchange Bank and its six branch offices in West Virginia have donated $2,500 to the West Virginia University Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center for its Breast Cancer Research Program. [...]

Bonnie’s Bus to offer mammograms in Clay and Dawes

Bonnie’s Bus, a digital mammography center on wheels, will visit Clay and Kanawha counties this month offering digital mammograms and breast care education to women. [...]