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The latest health inspections about local eating establishments from officials at the Jefferson County Health Department:   Five Guys, Ranson, closed due to fire Jan. 6; reopened Jan. 10; repairs made Washington High School, no major issues, kitchen inspection fine Page Jackson Elementary School, no major issues found, kitchen inspection fine La Mezza Luna Café, […]

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Officials at the Jefferson County Health Department provided information about health inspections about local eating establishments. To see the copies of the actual reports, go to spiritofjefferson.com. La Mezza Luna Café, 90 Somerset Blvd., Charles Town. Four critical (three corrected on site): chemicals stored above single-use items, no date labeling on ready-to-eat food, product left […]

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Officials at the Jefferson County Health Department provided information about health inspections about local eating establishments. To see copies of the actual reports, go to spiritofjefferson.com. Anvil Restaurant, Harpers Ferry, one violation, small hole in wall needs repair American Legion Post No. 71, Charles Town, one violation, non-food contact surface need cleaning, hard-to-reach areas on […]

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Ranson physicians to discuss breast cancer: Breast cancer will be the topic of a free community mini-medical school program put on this month by University Healthcare and the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center. Dr. Angela Oglesby of the Women’s Health Center in Ranson and Dr. Thomas Alewine, a radiologist at Jefferson Medical Center, will […]

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A guide to health insurance exchanges

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Even with all the talk from Capitol Hill to Main Street about Obamacare, many people don’t know what they have to do to comply with the law’s requirement that almost everyone have insurance beginning in 2014. For those who are uninsured, the key to satisfying that requirement could be the new online […]

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Breast cancer in the spotlight
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MORGANTOWN (AP) — Starting this week, people in West Virginia who currently have no health insurance can sign up for coverage under a health care exchange — a state and federal partnership. Coverage will kick in Jan. 1, 2014, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services predicts that six in 10 people will […]

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Is sinusitis or seasonal allergies causing your sniffles?

MARTINSBURG – We all know West Virginia is wild and wonderful, but unfortunately for some of us with the wild comes the un-wonderful allergies. Allergic rhinitis is the body’s, specifically the nose’s, response to environmental triggers. Typical symptoms include but are not limited to runny nose, nasal congestion, facial pressure, itchy, watery eyes and sore […]

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CHARLES TOWN – I do a lot of facials and see a lot of skin. Although I see a fair amount of deep wrinkles, skin cancer and pre-cancers, I also see a lot of beautiful skin. Some of the most wrinkle-free skin I see belongs to older women who have never spent a lot of time […]

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“Big Latch On”: Nursing women and their babies will gather in Ranson and other communities across the United States at 10:30 a.m. Saturday to take part in the nation’s first synchronized nursing event. The local Big Latch On will take place in the first floor conference room at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. This is the second […]

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