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What Is a Stroke? A stroke, also known as transient ischemic attack or cerebrovascular accident, happens when blood flow to the brain is blocked. This prevents the brain from getting oxygen and nutrients from the blood. Without oxygen and nutrients, brain cells begin to die within minutes. Sudden bleeding in...Learn more
Take a shot at cancer! Get your child the HPV vaccine to help prevent HPV cancers.
Trick-or Treat Safety Tips
Safety tips for trick-or-treaters and parents: *Trick or treat only during the suggested timeframe *Only visit familiar, well-lit neighborhoods and homes that have their porch lights on. *Walk on the sidewalk and observe all traffic laws. *Parents should inspect children’s candy before they eat any. If anything is unwrapped or...Learn more
Want to make an impact on the health of West Virginians? Participate in the State Health Survey
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources needs your help! Using your opinions and experience, fill out the survey to provide health officials with a better picture of West Virginia's communities. The health and well-being of West Virginians matters, and so does your input. Participate in the State...Learn more