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Franklin County gets fit with new exercise program

Things are about to kick-off in Franklin County for the Fit Feet program.

Fit Feet Program kicks off in Franklin County

Virginia man donates ambulance to Liberia to combat Ebola

A Virginia man has donated an ambulance to Liberia to help combat the Ebola outbreak.

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Christiansburg Aquatic Center to offer free water aerobics classes Saturday

Most pools are closed for the fall season. But if you want to get in the water, you're in luck this Saturday.

Try Aqua Zumba and Warm Water Therapy for free

Hardy man spreads the word about one rare disorder

A man from Hardy has a message for you. He wants you know bout a rare disorder. The reason? It's many times misdiagnosed. If it's not treated it can leave a person paralyzed.

Pharmacies prepare to collect unwanted prescription drugs

You might see longer lines at your pharmacy the next time you go to pick up a prescription. In less than a month, the Drug Enforcement Administration will allow patients to return unused…

Pharmacies prepare to take in prescription pills

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day drop off locations

Citizens can safely dispose of unwanted, unused, or expired prescription and non-prescription medications at several locations around the region.

Roanoke County Police discuss opiate drug use

Susan G. Komen for the Cure CEO speaks in Vinton

Dr. Judy Salerno delivered the keynote speech at the Susan G. Komen Blue Ridge Affiliate luncheon.

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One patient: "Doctors told me it was all in my head"

Imagine feeling sick but a doctor tells you you're not. That's what happened to one Roanoke man and many others who suffer from something called Chronic Lyme disease.

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Dublin Day Care and Mental Health Clinic at Odds

A new mental health facility recently opened in Pulaski County. Nearly everyone agrees there's a need, but a children's day care center says it's too close for comfort.

Child day center says mental health facility is too close

Lyme disease cases up in Virginia

The Health Department has alerted doctors statewide to be on the lookout for Lyme disease

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New venue for mental health services officially opens in Martinsville

New Hope Support Services officially opened its newest building in uptown.

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GriefShare helping those who've lost a loved one

After Murray and Marlene lost their 16 year old son, they wanted to keep his memory alive by starting a support group in Roanoke for those who have experienced the death of a loved one.

Playing cornhole for a cause in Botetourt County

Most people play cornhole for fun before football games.  This Saturday cornhole will also raise money for a cause.

What's in your toothpaste?

Hygienists across the nation and here in our area are finding plastic micro beads made with polyethylene in their patients' mouths.

No Medicaid action expected in Virginia session

There will be plenty of talking but probably not much action when Virginia state lawmakers reconvene to discuss whether the Medicaid program should be expanded.

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Va. Health Dept confirms 7 Virginia children test positive for enterovirus D-68

Several Central Virginia children who were hospitalized last week have tested positive for Enterovirus D68. The Virginia Health Department confirmed that Wednesday afternoon.

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Poll shows Virginians support Medicaid expansion but worry about costs

As the General Assembly prepares for a special session, a new poll says 61 percent of Virginia voters support expanding Medicaid to cover more Virginians who lack health insurance.  However,…

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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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Fit Feet Program kicks off in Franklin County

Franklin County gets fit with new exercise program

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Virginia man donates ambulance to Liberia to...

Try Aqua Zumba and Warm Water Therapy for free

Christiansburg Aquatic Center to offer free...

Hardy man spreads the word about one rare disorder

Pharmacies prepare to take in prescription pills

Pharmacies prepare to collect unwanted...

Roanoke County Police discuss opiate drug use

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day drop...

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Susan G. Komen for the Cure CEO speaks in Vinton

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One patient: "Doctors told me it was all in my...

Child day center says mental health facility is too close

Dublin Day Care and Mental Health Clinic at Odds

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Lyme disease cases up in Virginia

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New venue for mental health services officially...

GriefShare helping those who've lost a loved one

Playing cornhole for a cause in Botetourt County

What's in your toothpaste?

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No Medicaid action expected in Virginia session

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Va. Health Dept confirms 7 Virginia children...

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Poll shows Virginians support Medicaid...

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

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WDBJ7's Chris Hurst honored by National...

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