September 2013

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24 Sep 2013

1 in 5 Amelians lacks health insurance

Amelia County has one of the highest proportions among Virginia localities of residents without health insurance.

24 Sep 2013

Map of uninsured Virginians

This map, based on data recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau, shows the percentage of residents in each Virginia locality who did not have health insurance in 2011.

23 Sep 2013

Tech is at head of class on patents

When it comes to patents, Virginia Tech is living up to its slogan “invent the future.” The Hokies earned more than three-fourths of all patents issued to public colleges and universities in Virginia since 2003.

17 Sep 2013

Joint replacement: $117,000 — or $26,000?

Some Virginia hospitals charge far more than others for the same procedure, according to data recently released by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.