Debriefing the 2022 WV Regular Legislative Session — Health Care

Brian Skinner Health Care, Legislation, Legislature, Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders, Public Health

By Brian J. Skinner, Esq. During its Second Session, the 85th West Virginia Legislature passed several bills related to health care. As always, because it is an election year, abortion was on the agenda. The Legislature passed a bill to prohibit abortion of a viable fetus because of the presence or presumption of a disability, …Read More

West Virginia’s child obesity rate nearly 20 percent in latest report

Brian Skinner Public Health

WV Metro News — By MetroNews Staff — October 14, 2020  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Nearly one-fifth of West Virginia children are obese, as experts link obesity to increased risk for severe COVID-19 symptoms. According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) latest report released Wednesday, State of Childhood Obesity: Prioritizing Children’s Health During the Pandemic, 19.6% of children …Read More

The baby formula shortage is a major concern for families. However, no one in WV discusses a senior citizen’s lack of access to food. There are areas of the state considered food deserts. Seniors may not have transportation to a grocery store 30+ miles away. #seniorcitizens

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It is unacceptable that we are losing a life to overdose every five minutes. That's why, @POTUS's Strategy focuses on beating the opioid epidemic by going after its drivers: untreated addiction and drug trafficking.

My statement on today's overdose data:

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