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Madison County Brain Cancer Survivor's Message for Brittany Maynard

Updated: 11/23/2014 - It's a story that's made national headlines, 29 year old Brittany Maynard is choosing to end her life on her own terms in Oregon. She suffers from stage 4 glioblastoma brain cancer and was given a year to live. Stephanie Thigpen of Madison County has a message she wants to share with Maynard.

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First Ebola Patient Diagnosed in the US has Died

Updated: 10/08/2014 - Thomas Eric Duncan was pronounced dead at 7:51 a.m. at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, where he was admitted Sept. 28 and has been kept in isolation

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California Chicken Linked to Salmonella Recalled

Posted: 07/04/2014 - A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year, company and federal food officials said.

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How Strong is that Drink?

Updated: 07/03/2014 - The National Institutes of Health is trying to spread the word: Take a look at its online alcohol calculator to see how much you're really drinking with those summer cocktails.

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Medical Tourism Plan Studied By Lawmakers

Updated: 03/27/2014 - Florida lawmakers are considering a measure to allocate $5 million annually in state funds to add medical tourism to the list of state attractions.

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A Virtual Doctor's Visit?

Updated: 11/14/2013 - As of now, TMH has an active 'teleheath' network that connects to Madison, Taylor Franklin and Leon counties.

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109,000 Cases Of Ready-To-Eat Products Recalled

Posted: 10/25/2013 - Products include chicken, ham, potato, and macaroni salads, slaws and salsas under brand names including Cobble Street Market, Cross Valley Farms, Dillon's, Miller's, Target, 7-11, Reser's Fine Foods, Walmart and Yoder's.

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Seasonal Flu Vaccines Available To Enrolled, Eligible Veterans

Posted: 10/10/2013 - In an effort to reduce the impact of the seasonal flu and connected illness, enrolled/eligible veterans may obtain a seasonal flu vaccination from now until March 31, 2014 at all North Florida/South Georgia Veteran Health System facilities.

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Congress To Probe Veterans' Overdoses

Posted: 10/09/2013 - A CBS News investigation has found that some veterans are dying of accidental overdoses of narcotic painkillers at a much higher rate than the general populatio

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Affordable Care Act Exchanges Open

Updated: 10/01/2013 - Questions on the Affordable Care Act? Don't be lost... Check out wctv.tv/health for resources including a glossary of terms, and FAQs.

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Study: CDC's Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads Work

Posted: 09/09/2013 - A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the maker of the PSAs, says the multi-million dollar campaign helped 100,000 Americans kick their smoking habits.

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RECALL: Motrin Infant Drops

Posted: 09/06/2013 - The company is asking retailers to take the affected products off store shelves. Consumers should stop using the bottles and throw them away.

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Surgical Gear Quarantined Over Rare Brain Disease

Posted: 09/04/2013 - There's a remote chance up to 13 others in multiple states were exposed to it through surgical equipment. The disease has only been transmitted that way four times, never in the United States.

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Birth Rally At Capitol

Updated: 09/02/2013 - Improvingbirth.org says 9 out of 10 women in America receive maternity care that actually increases risk to them and their babies.

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