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Students Get Sick After Drinking School Milk

Supplier says faulty equipment may have caused the milk to turn bad before the expiration date.


Confusion over the ACA website glitches is a boon for some, a boondoggle for others. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Va. Organization Unveils 5-Year Cancer Plan

A nonprofit organization has released a five-year plan aimed at combatting cancer in Virginia.


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Va. Groups Sought to Feed Children in Summer

The Virginia Department of Health is looking for organizations that can serve meals to children during the summer.



Va. Agency Pulls Public Access to Hospital Reports

The Virginia Department of Health will no longer provide public access to its hospital complaint investigations after an Associated Press story found inconsistencies in the probe of a woman’s care at Inova Fairfax Hospital.


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Virginia Health Officials Report 2nd Meningitis Death

The latest death involved an adult who lived in southwestern Virginia.


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Flu Making Late Arrival, Currently Second Highest Activity Level

State public health officials say the February start of the flu season is possibly the latest in a quarter-century. On the plus side, the seasonal flu vaccine remains widely available.