During summer vacation, it's easy for families to get off their normal routine.
A national research study links sugary drinks to more than 150 thousand deaths worldwide each year. It's not from the drinks themselves, but the health problems large amounts of sugar can create.
A jury has awarded $700,000 to a Roanoke woman who sued a Salem clinic over her treatment.
President Barack Obama is aiming to change the conversation around his health care law from talk about undoing it to talk of how to make it better.
The number of Lyme Disease cases is up in the New River Valley. Researchers at Virginia Tech found more ticks in the area are carrying the disease.
A local cancer center is receiving national recognition.
Lynchburg's largest health care provider is making it easier for patients to get a variety of treatments in one place.
Centra's new Lynchburg Medical Center consolidates primary care, diabetic endocrinology and physical therapy services at one location.
One kind of drowning can happen hours after you're out of the water.
When it comes to working out, excuses are our worst enemy. But Lucille Hardgrove manages to push excuses and age aside.
The justices said in a 6-3 ruling Thursday that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 health care…
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is hailing the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that allows about 285,000 Virginians to continue receiving federal subsidies on health insurance plans purchased through on…
A Carilion sleep psychologist and cardiologist are sharing some reasons why people are more likely to have heart attacks in the morning.
Do dogs need sunscreen? Is a buzz cut best? A Roanoke veterinarian weighs in.
Steven Collins was sentenced in federal court to 10 years in prison and eight years of supervised probation. He must also pay $8,750 in restitution.
Bags packaged as heroin actually contain powerful opiate Fentanyl
Niagara Bottling has recalled 14 brands of bottled spring water produced at two Pennsylvania manufacturing plants after the operator of one of its contracted springs failed to reveal evidence of…
Anthem says it still backs an approximately $47-billion bid to buy Cigna, a day after the rival health insurer delivered a caustic rejection of Anthem's proposed cash-and-stock offer.
General Mills is dropping artificial colors and flavors from its cereals, the latest company to respond to a growing desire for food made with ingredients people see as natural.
With temperatures well into the 90's this week, the heat is posing some serious health risks. But a Roanoke program is working hard to help some homeowners. “It’s hard on old folks like me,”…
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