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Henry County author shares struggle with gender identity

Gender identity struggles are making headlines these days, with former Olympian Bruce Jenner's very public battle.

Henry County man discusses gender identity issues

Man in the Dominican Republic receives new prosthesis from Roanoke

A man in the Dominican Republic has reached the final leg of his journey to walk again. Viewers may remember Jose Encarnacion. For the past four years, he's been using a homemade prosthesis…

Jose Encarncion receives new leg in the Dominican Republic

Cutting edge dental technology comes to Lexington

WDBJ7 spoke to the only dentist in Virginia using a special laser, that makes dentistry virtually pain-free!

Veterinarian, insect expert talk about tick season

Bees and mosquitoes may be the last of your worries this spring season. Southwest Virginia could see more ticks, depending on the number of deer and rodents.

Virginia Tech expert talks about tick season

What lifeguards want parents to know before heading to the pool

At the Carilion Wellness Roanoke pool in Roanoke County children are happy to tell you their favorite things about coming to the pool.

Area institutions partner to open new, state-of-the-art anatomy lab

Several institutions across the region have partnered to create a state-of-the-art anatomy lab for students studying in the health care field.

Anatomy lab to open to local students

Hollywood heavyweight comes to Roanoke to support Planned Parenthood

A famous face made her way to Roanoke to speak at Planned Parenthood's Spring Luncheon.

Virginia Tech professor to deliver new prosthetic leg

WDBJ 7 is bringing viewers continuing coverage of a story we brought you a few weeks ago about a man in the Dominican Republic. Jose Maria Valdez Encarnacion, 38, has been using velcro and a…

VT professor to deliver new leg

Early Years: Children as young as two can struggle with gender identity

With gender identity struggles making their way into the headlines now, some parents might wonder what's "normal" when it comes to their own child's behavior.

Early Years Gender identity struggles can start young

Girl Scouts in Rockbridge County promote physical fitness with ambitious goal

Girl Scouts in Rockbridge County want to get people moving.

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Recognizing a Stroke

When someone is having a stroke, knowing what's happening and quickly getting help are both very important.

How eating lunch Thursday could help your heart

Most of the women who attend the Go Red For Women lunch  will make one lifestyle change that will help their heart.

Critics: Proposed Virginia coal ash settlement falls far short

The deadline is nearing for the public to comment on Virginia's proposed settlement with Duke Energy on a 2014 coal ash spill.

Price of Coal Ash Cleanup

Mental Health America walk happening tonight in Wasena Park

The organization provides programs and services in the Roanoke Valley for those with a mental illness

Walk supports people with mental illness

FTC: Tennessee family raised $187M for cancer, spent it on themselves

Federal investigators say that a Tennessee man and his family used much of the $187 million they raised for cancer patients to buy cars, luxury cruises, pay for college tuition and employ family…

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Alcohol, drug use fall among Roanoke Valley teens

The Roanoke Valley is becoming a safer place for teens, according to The Roanoke Valley Prevention Council.

Roanoke teen behavior

Lexington woman has personal ties to the Body Farm

A few months ago, WDBJ 7 took viewers inside a place that is not open to the public. The University of Tennessee's Forensic Anthropology Center, also known as the Body Farm, plays a crucial role…

Lexington woman talks about her mother's body donation

Report: Augusta County-area agency ignored calls to abuse hotline

 A published report says an Augusta County-area Child Protective Services office ignored dozens of calls to a child abuse hotline.

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Report: Virginia fatal teen overdoses could have been prevented

A preliminary state report says all of the fatal teenage overdoses in Virginia during a four-year period could have been prevented.

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Roanoke County woman had surgery to cut cancer risk

What would you do if you knew you had a gene mutation that put you at a high risk of developing cancer?   One Roanoke County woman had that information- and decided to do something about it.

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Henry County man discusses gender identity issues

Henry County author shares struggle with gender...

Jose Encarncion receives new leg in the Dominican Republic

Man in the Dominican Republic receives new...

Cutting edge dental technology comes to Lexington

Virginia Tech expert talks about tick season

Veterinarian, insect expert talk about tick season

What lifeguards want parents to know before...

Anatomy lab to open to local students

Area institutions partner to open new,...

Hollywood heavyweight comes to Roanoke to...

VT professor to deliver new leg

Virginia Tech professor to deliver new...

Early Years Gender identity struggles can start young

Early Years: Children as young as two can...

1Million 2Gether Logo

Girl Scouts in Rockbridge County promote...

Recognizing a Stroke

How eating lunch Thursday could help your heart

Price of Coal Ash Cleanup

Critics: Proposed Virginia coal ash settlement...

Walk supports people with mental illness

Mental Health America walk happening tonight in...

WDBJ7.com

FTC: Tennessee family raised $187M for cancer,...

Roanoke teen behavior

Alcohol, drug use fall among Roanoke Valley teens

Lexington woman talks about her mother's body donation

Lexington woman has personal ties to the Body Farm

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Report: Augusta County-area agency ignored...

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Report: Virginia fatal teen overdoses could...

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Roanoke County woman had surgery to cut cancer...

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