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The University of Virginia is opening a center focused on the assessment and treatment of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. The university says that rather than approach the disorder as a problem to be fixed, the Children's...
WDBJ 7 Anchor/ReporterMany children struggle with disorders like autism, ADHD and dyslexia. Now a clinic that's opened in Roanoke is offering a treatment option for them. Connections Achievement and Therapy Center started in Charlottesville, and now has an office in...
Veteran CBS News journalist Bob Schieffer hit the campus of the University of Virginia on Monday. He talked to a political science class about the political divide in Washington and had a message of compromise. Schieffer said in his 50 plus years in...
reporterWhile some college students will be heading off to spring break, another is setting off for an academic adventure. In March, Adrian Gillem is heading to Japan. His trip will be financed with the help of not one, but two national scholarships....
On February 4, 2013, WDBJ7 broadcast a news story dealing with “pill mills” and the improper distribution of pain medications and other prescription drugs. During that report, the Beckley Treatment Center in Beckley, West Virginia, was...
WDBJ7 ReporterFor the first time in 20 years, the American Psychiatric Association has made changes to its diagnosis manual. The new manual removed some disorders and added others. The biggest subtraction from the newest Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, or DSM...
The state panel that Governor McDonnell appointed to study uranium mining has released its report. The Uranium Working Group didn't say whether Virginia should allow uranium mining or continue the state's 30-year moratorium, but the report could set the...
An electorate roundtable scheduled for Tuesday night at Virginia Tech has been canceled. Virginia Tech decided to cancel the event because of the weather. Here was the original news release from Virginia Tech about the event: Exactly one week before...
ReporterThe situation in the Middle East is being closely watched by the international community and Mideast experts here at home. WDBJ7's Bryce Williams spoke with a Political Science professor at Hollins University who says the escalating tension should be a...
WDBJ7 BloggerJenn and Frank are on the block. Jenn is worried that she is the target. Okay, I can’t contain my laughter. Jenn really thinks she is a target?.. over Frank!?!? Bahahaha. Classic. She asks Danielle who is really the target. After naming everyone...
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ReporterTuesday's vote in Wisconsin could have implications for political campaigns in Virginia and across the nation. Wisconsin's Republican Governor Scott Walker survived a recall vote, beating his Democratic opponent with 53 percent of the vote. Hollins...
REPORTERParents of children with autism have a new place to go for treatment in the Roanoke Valley. Connections Achievement and Therapy Center is based in Charlottesville, but has expanded to a new space in Daleville, just north of Roanoke. Connections offers...
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