A long time Salem doctor has filed a lawsuit. It's not asking for money but instead for the right to practice medicine in the region.
The study out this week by the University of Southern California shows 40 percent of teens who use e-cigarettes have never smoked regular cigarettes.
A town hall meeting was held Thursday night for people who want to know more about childhood vaccinations.
50 years after President Johnson signed legislation authorizing Medicaid, Virginia Democrats are renewing their push to expand the program.
Every Tuesday and Thursday morning, a group of senior citizens gathers in Vinton to do something their younger selves never thought they would.
Concussions and dehydration should be main focus
It's the day where you can indulge in ice cream and not feel bad about it.
We head to the doctor every now and then for checkups. Doing the same for your pet is just as important. But those expenses can add up.
Jefferson Surgical Clinic is kicking off a Facebook campaign that aims to raise money for heart health.
A health official says flesh-eating bacteria contributed to the death of a Virginia man.
In honor of World Hepatitis Day, WDBJ7 talked to a doctor about some treatment and support group options.
There is a division over whether a rapid consolidation in the industry will help or hurt consumers, but there is no disagreement about what has happened to health care costs in recent years.
Federal court officers are recommending what attorneys are calling an "unprecedented" sentence of life in prison for a peanut executive convicted in a salmonella-poisoning case.
It's been proven that the right sunscreen can help reduce your chances of skin cancer. But what if you're allergic to the ingredients in it?
Appomattox County Sheriff Barry Letterman is warning the public about the dangers of synthetic marijuana following a recent spike in overdoses.
Some groups against vaccines concerned about their safety, medical experts say they're necessary
Big changes are happening at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County.
They are convenient and easy to use, but are they a safety hazard? Consumer Reports is giving laundry detergent pods a thumbs down.
As coaches prepare athletes for fall sports, one trainer says most are forgetting to build some of the most important muscles - those the in the head and neck.
Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford says the league will have team medical observers in the booth during games this fall to improve player safety.
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