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WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterSome promising news in the fight against cancer. The death rate from cancer in the United States is down substantially in the past two decades. According to the American Cancer Society, rates rose steadily in the 1900's peaking in 1991. In 2009...
Multimedia JournalistIt has four arms, stands 8 feet tall and it's a robot that performs surgery: Its name is daVinci. Kimberly Mayo is a registered nurse at Carilion. She says the whole process is a group effort that requires extreme communication. "It's pretty unique to...
ReporterThese days Bibleway Cathedral in Danville is not only focused on parishioners' faith but also their health. "If you wanna get a message out to the community tell it to the church," says nurse Louise L. Cooper. On Tuesday, a free blood pressure screening...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Del. Bill Carrico will seek the seat left empty by the retirement last week of fellow Republican state Sen. William Wampler of Bristol. Monday's announcement helps shape November elections that determine whether Republican Gov....
The monogram on his polo shirt read "Mr. Motivatr." Jacques Wiesel joked that there wasn't space for the "o." Wiesel, who with his family fled Brussels and the Nazis when he was seven years old, had enough brushes with death by the time U.S. troops in...
Nancy Becraft has a T-shirt from each year Laurel has held a Relay for Life, and has witnessed the growth of the event since the first relay in 1999. "We only started out with about 11 teams," Becraft said. This year there are 40 teams, and counting....
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men who get an older and less costly form of radiation after their cancerous prostates are removed fare just as well as men who get a new and expensive type of radiation, according to a new study. "What we demonstrate is...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older men with other illnesses may not live long enough to benefit from aggressive prostate cancer treatments, such as prostate removal or radiation, and they'd have to live with their side effects, says a new study. "If you'...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange Former U.S. Open champ, longtime broadcaster Venturi dies Ken Venturi won only one major championship during his professional career -- the 1964 U.S. Open at Congressional in Bethesda, Md. He endured scorching temperatures and high...
ReutersLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After decades of using one-size-fits-all therapies to combat cancer, doctors are using new tools to help decide when their patients can skip chemotherapy or other harsh treatments. An approach to oncology that has been in place...
For most women, the risk of developing breast cancer over a lifetime is 12 percent. For women who carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation, that risk multiplies to close to 87 percent. In choosing a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy, Hollywood star Angelina...
Phil Jackson never liked to compare Kobe Bryant to Michael Jordan. Believe me, I tried everything. Sometimes I'd ask him after random Lakers practices or before games against Charlotte, the team Jordan owned. Or after games in Chicago, where nostalgia...
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