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Roanoke County supervisor plans rally against Planned Parenthood

A Roanoke County supervisor is rallying against Planned Parenthood. Al Bedrosian is inviting others to support his pro-life views Saturday morning.

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Doctors warn of dangers of heavy backpacks

As your kids head back to school, some doctors are warning that heavy book bags could lead to problems,

Mutant lice found to resist common forms of treatment

Just as several kids are heading back to school, a study that was just released shows that several strains of lice found here in Virginia could be resistant to some common forms of treatment.

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Study shows lice resistant to some treatments found in Virginia

Just as several kids are heading back to school, a study that was just released shows that several strains of lice found here in across the country and in Virginia could be resistant to some…

Local amputees concerned about possible Medicare policy changes

National and local groups are petitioning the possible changes, saying it would take care back to like it was in the 1970s.

A new grant helps to put tobacco prevention back into elementary schools

A group in southern Virginia is working to put tobacco prevention programs back into the elementary schools.

USDA seeking proposals for production of bird flu vaccine

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is taking bids from animal health companies for a bird flu vaccine.

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A new face at the Martinsville Community Dental Clinic

A new dentist in Martinsville is helping make sure those without insurance stay healthy.

Understanding shaken baby syndrome

It's estimated between 1,200 and 1,600 cases of S-B-S occur every year in our country.

Number of babies born addicted, exposed to drugs growing

The numbers show the New River Valley and far southwest Virginia have the largest per capita rates of child abuse.

Roanoke woman celebrates 100th birthday

Nadine Abbott has 100 reasons to be happy.

Roanoke Parks and Recreation explains how and when greenways are maintained

Some are wondering how often the greenways in Roanoke are cared for following last weekend's assault on a jogger. Roanoke Parks and Recreation is in charge of maintaining the landscape along…

Parks and rec explains how and when greenways are maintained

Roanoke dental clinic working to help those in need

New Horizons Dental Clinic hasn't even been open for a year and already it's looking to expand.

Residents plan community meeting in Bath County to discuss hospital's future

Residents in Bath County will gather once again to discuss the future of their hospital. A community meeting is set for Thursday night at Bath County High School.

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Carilion Clinic purchases Shenandoah Life building in Roanoke

Carilion Clinic announced Tuesday that it has purchased the Shenandoah Life building at 2301 Brambleton Ave.

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Roanoke man uses mileage to find kidney donor

A Roanoke couple is in search of a kidney to save their son's life and they're racking up some mileage doing it.

Roanoke man looks for kidney donor

Greensboro student dies after collapsing at cross-country practice

A 14-year-old freshman has died during a three-mile run during tryouts for the cross-country team at Southern Guilford High School.

Red Cross and Virginia Tech team up for blood drive

Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. That's why The American Red Cross is teaming up with Virginia Tech to hold its annual blood drive.

Virginia Tech sells naming rights of basketball court to Carilion Clinic

Virginia Tech has sold the naming rights to the basketball court at Cassell Coliseum for $5 million to Roanoke-based health care provider Carilion Clinic.

The biggest fundraiser for ALS comes to Roanoke

A group of people met at the Salem Red Sox game on Wednesday night to honor those who have been diagnosed with ALS.

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Roanoke County supervisor plans rally against...

Doctors warn of dangers of heavy backpacks

Lice

Mutant lice found to resist common forms of...

Study shows lice resistant to some treatments...

Local amputees concerned about possible...

A new grant helps to put tobacco prevention...

WDBJ7.com

USDA seeking proposals for production of bird...

A new face at the Martinsville Community Dental...

Understanding shaken baby syndrome

Number of babies born addicted, exposed to...

Roanoke woman celebrates 100th birthday

Parks and rec explains how and when greenways are maintained

Roanoke Parks and Recreation explains how and...

Roanoke dental clinic working to help those in...

BathCounty

Residents plan community meeting in Bath County...

Shenandoah Life building

Carilion Clinic purchases Shenandoah Life...

Roanoke man looks for kidney donor

Roanoke man uses mileage to find kidney donor

Greensboro student dies after collapsing at...

Red Cross and Virginia Tech team up for blood...

Virginia Tech sells naming rights of basketball...

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The biggest fundraiser for ALS comes to Roanoke

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