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February is American Heart Health Month

LewisGale nurse practitioner stops by WDBJ7 Mornin' with tips to keep your heart healthy.

Healthy Living How to keep your heart strong

Christiansburg Rescue donates automatic external defibrillators to Police Department

Christiansburg Rescue spent $47, 754 to donate 35 new Automatic External Defibrillators, or AEDs, to the Christiansburg Police Department.

What is cutting?

We've been covering the investigation into Lovell's death all week. We found out in court Thursday, that the woman who's charged in that investigation, Natalie Keepers, has a history of cutting…

Rockbridge Area Health Center plans to use grant to expand facility and add jobs

The Rockbridge Area Health Center served more than 3,000 thousand low-income, insured, and uninsured people in 2015. That number is growing and so is the health center.

Carilion Clinic going green

Carilion Clinic has become one of the only hospitals in Southwest Virginia to participate in the Healthier Hospitals Initiative to reduce its carbon footprint.

Carilion Clinic is going green to reduce carbon footprint

VA lawmakers pushing for mandatory student physical activity

With childhood obesity rates on the rise, Virginia lawmakers are working to push through a bill requiring students state-wide to get at least 20 minutes of physical activity a day.

Drug price transparency bill fails, set for further study

Legislation to make drug makers reveal how much they spend marketing high-priced drugs appears dead before the Virginia General Assembly.

Harrisonburg woman who is first confirmed Zika patient in Virginia speaks

Heather Baker tells media outlets that she received a letter dated Feb. 1 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirming that she has Zika virus. Baker thinks she contracted the…

Governor McAullife proposes $9 million for long-lasting birth control program

Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) and Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam (D) are proposing a $9 million program for birth control access.

NASCAR champion Tony Stewart hospitalized with back injury

Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart has been hospitalized with a back injury and Stewart-Haas Racing is unsure of the extent of his injuries.

Tony Stewart

Flu season not yet having huge impact on the Roanoke Valley

Flu season is here.
But so far, it hasn't taken too much of a bite out of our area.

Healthy Living How to avoid getting the flu

College of William and Mary student contracts Zika virus

University officials in Virginia say a College of William and Mary student contracted the Zika virus while traveling in Central America over winter break.

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Averett University features special event for cancer awareness

Averett University's men's basketball game held the 2nd annual "Caring for Carrie" event to raise money for the V Foundation for Cancer Research.

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It's Carilion doctors versus med students on the basketball court

At the gym on a Saturday afternoon in January two teams are on the court practicing for a big game.  The sneakers are squeaking as players race down the court.   Hearts are pumping, feet…

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Last chance to enroll for 2016 insurance under Affordable Care Act ends Sunday

This weekend is the deadline to sign up for health insurance this year under the Affordable Care Act.

Toddler with new heart needs public help

A young Roanoke boy with a new heart is in need of his community's help as he continues to battle a rare disease.

Community tries to battle heroin epidemic

Local experts say heroin is here at an alarming rate.

New mobile carbon monoxide monitors saves lives in Salem

A new carbon monoxide monitor was attached to a First Responder's medical jump kit when it went off while responding to a call.

Virginia Tech researchers find new way to prevent the spread of the flu

Researchers at Virginia Tech have found who should get flu shots first to prevent spread of the disease through a large population.

Pro basketball player returns to Virginia for surgery and recovery

A professional basketball player from Virginia is home again healing from a season-ending ACL tear. But she didn't need to come back to recover.

Healthy Living How to keep your heart strong

February is American Heart Health Month

Christiansburg Rescue donates automatic...

What is cutting?

Rockbridge Area Health Center plans to use...

Carilion Clinic is going green to reduce carbon footprint

Carilion Clinic going green

VA lawmakers pushing for mandatory student...

Drug price transparency bill fails, set for...

Harrisonburg woman who is first confirmed Zika...

Governor McAullife proposes $9 million for...

Tony Stewart

NASCAR champion Tony Stewart hospitalized with...

Healthy Living How to avoid getting the flu

Flu season not yet having huge impact on the...

WDBJ7.com

College of William and Mary student contracts...

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Averett University features special event for...

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It's Carilion doctors versus med students on...

Last chance to enroll for 2016 insurance under...

Toddler with new heart needs public help

Community tries to battle heroin epidemic

New mobile carbon monoxide monitors saves lives...

Virginia Tech researchers find new way to...

Pro basketball player returns to Virginia for...

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