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Taylor's Mountain Road investigation

Bedford Co. search is part of open homicide investigation in Maryland; possible link to two girls missing since 1975

Captain Darren Francke, commander of the Montgomery County (Md.) Police Department’s major-crimes unit, confirmed that he has investigators on Taylor’s Mountain in Bedford County.

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VA Medical Center in Salem tries to regain the trust of local veterans

After scandal hit the VA over long wait times, the VA Medical Center in Salem is trying to rebuild trust.

Veterans come out to address problems at the Salem VA

Board suspends Roanoke County physician's license

The state Board of Medicine has suspended the license of a Roanoke County physician charged with possessing child pornography.

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WDBJ7's Chris Hurst honored by National Alliance on Mental Illness

A special honor was given to one of WDBJ7's own Thursday night

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Test results back for children with respiratory illness in Richmond

Test results are in but still no confirmation of whether sick children in Richmond have enterovirus D68.

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FDA approves new weight loss drug

A new weapon in the battle of the bulge.

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LIVE CHAT: Pediatrician discussing, answering questions about enterovirus

With the growing concern over enterovirus, parents might be wondering what the signs are to look for in their children. Symptoms often appear to be those of the common cold, but can also make…

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Under the weather: When children should stay home or go to school

Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say nearly 22 million school days are lost each year due to colds alone -- 38 million because of influenza.

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Pediatrician says parents shouldn't panic about Enterovirus

The idea that your child may have or come down with Enterovirus is a big worry for many parents.

Local pediatrician Dr. John Moore says not to panic over Enterovirus

A new health care clinic in Roanoke would treat transgender patients

Carilion Clinic is working to develop a health care clinic in Roanoke for transgender people.

A new health clinic would help transgender people in Roanoke

Roanoke mom says son has respiratory illness, likely enterovirus D-68

The respiratory illness making kids sick around the nation is hitting home.

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Free clinic transitions into health center to better serve Rockbridge County

Nearly half of the residents in Rockbridge County are either low-income or medically underinsured and it's a statistic that has a lot of people working to improve healthcare accessibility and…

Health officials cut the ribbon on new health center

Roanoke Pediatric ER Physician talks about enterovirus D-68

It appears some children in Southwest Virginia have respiratory illness that could potentially be enterovirus D68.  That's the virus that's sent hundreds of children to the hospital nationwide.

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Health officials recommend getting flu shots by October

It's close to that time of year again, when the flu tends to surface. That's why health officials recommend getting a flu vaccination now.

Avoiding sickness this year

Gov. McAuliffe announces limited health care expansion

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe plans to expand public health care to 20,000 mentally ill adult residents. But he will not try a large-scale unilateral expansion of the state's Medicaid program.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

Attorney General announces plan to fight heroin and prescription drug abuse

In Roanoke on Monday, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced a set of initiatives to help stop heroin and prescription drug overdoses.

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring

Respiratory illness now affects Virginia children. WDBJ7 talks with Health Department

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Monday afternoon it is enterovirus D68  that has sickened children in the Midwest.

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Family Service of Roanoke Valley expands pregnancy prevention program

With the help of a $300,000 grant, Family Service of Roanoke Valley is expanding its pregnancy prevention program for at-risk teens.

Roanoke program tries to prevent teen pregnancy

Looking for answers after Joan Rivers' death, doctor weighs in

The medical examiner's office that did Joan River's autopsy says it wasn't able to find a clear cause of death.

Joan Rivers

Massachusetts pharmacist linked to deadly meningitis outbreak arrested

A pharmacist who oversaw the sterile clean rooms at the Massachusetts compounding pharmacy responsible for a deadly meningitis outbreak was arrested Thursday.

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Help for those with brain injuries

Bonnie Crouse has had five strokes in her lifetime and she's only in her 50's.

Veterans come out to address problems at the Salem VA

VA Medical Center in Salem tries to regain the...

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Board suspends Roanoke County physician's license

Hurst NAMI

WDBJ7's Chris Hurst honored by National...

Child

Test results back for children with respiratory...

Hometown-Health

FDA approves new weight loss drug

Hometown-Health

LIVE CHAT: Pediatrician discussing, answering...

Doctor's office

Under the weather: When children should stay...

Local pediatrician Dr. John Moore says not to panic over Enterovirus

Pediatrician says parents shouldn't panic about...

A new health clinic would help transgender people in Roanoke

A new health care clinic in Roanoke would treat...

boy

Roanoke mom says son has respiratory illness,...

Health officials cut the ribbon on new health center

Free clinic transitions into health center to...

ER

Roanoke Pediatric ER Physician talks about...

Avoiding sickness this year

Health officials recommend getting flu shots by...

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

Gov. McAuliffe announces limited health care...

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring

Attorney General announces plan to fight heroin...

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Respiratory illness now affects Virginia...

Roanoke program tries to prevent teen pregnancy

Family Service of Roanoke Valley expands...

Joan Rivers

Looking for answers after Joan Rivers' death,...

WDBJ7.com

Massachusetts pharmacist linked to deadly...

Help for those with brain injuries

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Girl, 9, swims to raise money for diabetes

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