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Salem Sheriff's Office to have Out of Darkness Suicide Awareness Walk on Saturday

Deputy Sarah Duffy spearheaded the effort because her brother completed the act in 2012

Southern Virginia hospitals prepare for Ebola

Hospital's in Southern Virginia are preparing for Ebola. Nurses spent the day reviewing an emergency plan if the disease ever emerges here.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. helps raise concussion awareness

The Sports Medicine Concussion Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has teamed with NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and catcher David Ross to raise awareness on concussion…

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New River Health District holds walk-in flu clinics Friday

The New River Health District will hold walk-in flu vaccine clinics at each of its local health departments on Friday.

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What type of women skip their mammogram? The answer may surprise you

One in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime.  You may have heard that statistic, but did you how many women skip the crucial test that could detect breast cancer early?

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Two NRV school districts to get federal funding for more mental health services

Three counties in Virginia will share millions of dollars to improve mental health services for students. Two of those divisions are in the New River Valley.

Pulaski County mental health services company won't have to make changes because of daycare center

 A mental health services company in Pulaski County can keep its current zoning status after push back from a daycare next door.

Child day center says mental health facility is too close

Health professionals: Stay hydrated during winter months too

The summer heat is gone for the year but health experts say we should still stay hydrated.

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Virginia Department of Health opens Ebola Hotline

The Virginia Department of Health is providing an Ebola Hotline to keep people up-to-date with the latest information about the virus.

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Virginia Western Community College hosting free, public Ebola seminar

Virginia Western Community College is hosting a free, public seminar about the Ebola virus on Tuesday, Oct. 28.

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Virginia health agency launching quit smoking campaign

Virginia health officials are launching a campaign to help cigarette smokers kick the habit.

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VA lawmakers speak out about Ebola

Ebola has been top of mind for many including two Virginia lawmakers from our area.

Ebola virus

Doctor's departure from Bath Community Hospital causes two resignations, community concern

A decision not to renew a doctor’s contract at Bath Community Hospital has caused two other doctors to resign, and sparked concerns within the community about the hospital’s staffing.

Bath Community Hospital

U.S. senators seek answers on Ebola prep in Virginia

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are asking Virginia hospital and health officials how prepared the state is to deal with any patients who have symptoms of Ebola.

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First of three community forums tackles heroin abuse

Wednesday night at the first of three community forums, the medical examiner in Roanoke said she sees an overdose death from opiates nearly every day.

First of three community forums tackles heroin abuse

Seminar teaches dangers of video game addiction and too much social media

Oarents, educators and others who work with kids can learn how video games and social media actually affect the brains of children and teenagers.

Upcoming seminar on kids and video game and social media addiction

Stepped up Ebola screening starts at four US airports

Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark, New Jersey, are scheduled to start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as…

Anthem Go Outside Festival promotes outdoor recreation

It's looking like a great weekend weather-wise, so that's an opportunity to "go outside."

Festival encourages people to Go Outside

Universities statewide looking at Ebola protocols

Virginia Tech and Radford University have both been quietly working on protocols for Ebola.

Universities looking at Ebola protocols

Senator Mark Warner talks about improvements to Salem VA hospital

President Obama signed a law back in August to make improvements to the Veterans Affairs system.

Sen Warner talks about improvements at Salem VA

Salem Sheriff's Office to have Out of Darkness...

Southside Ebola 102314

Southern Virginia hospitals prepare for Ebola

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. helps raise concussion...

Hometown-Health

New River Health District holds walk-in flu...

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What type of women skip their mammogram? The...

Two NRV school districts to get federal funding...

Child day center says mental health facility is too close

Pulaski County mental health services company...

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Health professionals: Stay hydrated during...

Virginia Department of Health

Virginia Department of Health opens Ebola Hotline

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Virginia Western Community College hosting free...

Virginia Department of Health

Virginia health agency launching quit smoking...

Ebola virus

VA lawmakers speak out about Ebola

Bath Community Hospital

Doctor's departure from Bath Community Hospital...

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U.S. senators seek answers on Ebola prep in...

First of three community forums tackles heroin abuse

First of three community forums tackles heroin...

Upcoming seminar on kids and video game and social media addiction

Seminar teaches dangers of video game addiction...

Stepped up Ebola screening starts at four US...

Festival encourages people to Go Outside

Anthem Go Outside Festival promotes outdoor...

Universities looking at Ebola protocols

Universities statewide looking at Ebola protocols

Sen Warner talks about improvements at Salem VA

Senator Mark Warner talks about improvements to...

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Doctor with Ebola criticized on social media

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