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Appalachia Health News tells the story of our health challenges and how we overcome them throughout the region. Reporter Kara Leigh Lofton covers topics such as women’s health, chronic disease and substance abuse.Her reports document the health-related innovation, improvement and success within the Appalachian region.Follow us on twitter at #AppalachiahealthAppalachia Health News is produced with support from  CAMC and Marshall Health.

Interview: Sen. Sanders on GOP Health Care Reform

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West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Bernie Sanders speaks at a health care rally in Charleston

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders held two health care rallies yesterday in Covington, Kentucky and Morgantown, West Virginia, telling attendees to put pressure on their state representatives to vote against the GOP health care plans. Kara Lofton spoke with Sanders about his visits and what he thinks the proposed legislation would mean for Appalachia. 

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Appalachia Health News is a project of West Virginia Public Broadcasting, with support from the Benedum Foundation, Charleston Area Medical Center and WVU Medicine.

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