Health Care

Carilion Clinic

Southwest Virginia’s largest hospital is about to get even bigger.  Carilion Clinic announced a major expansion Wednesday.

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The Democratic Party seems to be moving to the left with most of its high-profile presidential candidates embracing proposals like Medicare for All.

But Virginia Democrats are resisting the trend.

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Every three years, Carilion Clinic puts together community health assessments throughout southwest Virginia. The latest one found some new concerns.

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As anyone who’s ever had a tooth ache knows, it’s tough to concentrate on much else until you can get to a dentist.  But more than half of Virginians don’t have dental insurance and many don’t have money to pay out of pocket. 

This week, Mission of Mercy is holding its free dental clinic in southwestern Virginia. 

For decades, healthcare companies have been trying to bring costs down or, at least, to keep them from rising so much. 

Now, this area’s largest commercial insurer says it’s succeeded beyond expectation.

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