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Community event in Welch to focus on women’s heart health

The event, set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the McCaffey Center in Welch, will be led by Melissa Coleman, an ICU Nurse Manager and WVU School of Nursing-trained faith community nurse, and Stephanie Lusk, a WVU Extension Family & Community Development Agent.

Under the Dome: January 30, 2023 Edition

“Under the Dome” delivers a review of issues members of the West Virginia Legislature are considering. It provides information on matters that affect WVU and higher education, as well as other hot topics being addressed that impact the Mountain State and its citizens.

Information session on reusable menstrual products offered

The Women’s Resource Center is partnering with GladRags to offer faculty, staff and students the opportunity to learn more about nondisposable menstrual products through various virtual activities, including the Menstrual Cup Module, developed by Tower and students from the public health prevention and intervention course, taught by Assistant Professor Elizabeth Claydon and Associate Professor Danielle Davidov.

WVU in the News: Geographic-Level Disparities Reported in Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines

Christiaan G. Abildso, associate professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, and colleagues examined the prevalence of meeting the aerobic, muscle-strengthening, and combined aerobic and muscle-strengthening physical activity guidelines during leisure time among adults aged 18 years and older by rural-urban status and U.S. Census Bureau region using National Health Interview Survey 2020 data.