Millions of Virginians Could Lose Private Insurance, Study Shows
WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated 2.7 million residents in Virginia could lose their private, employer-based coverage if Congress passes a House health reform bill, according to state-specific analysis of The American Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 re...
Virginia Cares Uninsured Program (VCUP) Announces Early Successes in Helping Uninsured Virginians Access Quality Healthcare
Patient Advocate Foundation Program Has Already Helped Hundreds of
with Chronic, Debilitating and Life-Threatening
Illness Since its July 2007 Launch
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient
Advocate Foundation (PAF) -- a national, non-profit o...
Patient Advocate Foundation Launches Program to Help Uninsured Virginians with Chronic, Debilitating and Life-Threatening Illness Access Quality Healthcare
'Virginia Cares Uninsured Program' Could Help Thousands of the More
Than 1 Million Virginia Residents Currently Without Health Insurance
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In partnership
with the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) --
Fire Ants are Emerging Nuisance for Virginians
Red imported fire ants (RIFAs), which have caused trouble in Florida and Texas for decades, are now advancing in Virginia. Colonies of the tiny, highly aggressive insects have been observed in the commonwealth since 1989 and, in recent years, have caught the attention of Virginia Tech scientists w...
State Tobacco Control a Mixed Bag
...a (36.2 percent vs. 14.4 percent). Moreover, by 2007, 66 percent of those 30 and older in New Hampshire had quit smoking, but only 45 percent of West virginians
in the same age group had quit.
The report also says that in states with the fewest smokers, those still smoking are less likely to be dependent on...
'Viewers Beware' Report by Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running in Virginia
... has a record as a rightwing political operation and is headed by an operative with ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
"It's important for virginians
to understand who is behind this advertising campaign," said David Donnelly, national campaigns director of Public Campaign Action Fund. "Americans fo...
Growth in Virginia Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study
... Study Gives virginians
Access to Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Home Care and Adult Day Health Car...331 regions across America, including seven regions in Virginia.
who had planned to tap their hard-earned nest egg to cover future long term...
UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia Providing Assistance for Asthma Education Training
A quick look at asthma statistics in West Virginia shows the need for such an effort:
Approximately 8.5 percent of West virginians
currently have asthma. This equals approximately 123,000 adults and 31,000 children. (WVDHHR, The Burden of Asthma in West Virginia , 2007)
LifeNet Health Announces a Record Year of Saving Lives and Restoring Health
...ife-saving organ transplant, including 2,500 Virginians. On average, three virginians
die each week waiting for a life-saving organ transplant that doesn't come in time. virginians
can sign up as organ and tissue donors at www.save7lives.org or at a DM...
Official Launch of ABLE TO CHOOSE Public Awareness Campaign
...l Assembly in Richmond, Virginia.
"The ABLE TO CHOOSE campaign invites virginians
to join in making all aspects of community life inclusive and welcoming to ...ity-based system of support for its citizens with disabilities, said 83% of virginians
in a recent poll funded in part by VBPD as part of the planning for ABLE TO...