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People can sometimes look healthier in hot weather when their skin 'glows'. That's because the blood vessels dilate and the heart pumps more blood to the skin to cool it. The more blood is pumped to the skin, the more heat we can get rid of, rather like...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterIt's something that used to be found mostly in middle aged men, but it seems more men are being diagnosed with gout at a younger age. Some doctors believe what people eat could be partly to blame. Forty-one year old BrianTurpin has suffered from gout...
Tags: Healthy Diet, Obesity, Weight, Health, Human Body
Diabetes Mellitus. The data is startling, and it’s getting worse. According to the Centers for Disease Control, diabetes affects more than 25 million people in the U.S., or 8.3 percent of the population. It’s the seventh leading cause of...
Tags: Chemical Industry, Health, Human Body, Diabetes, Overweight
Too Young For Colon Cancer “Stunned. Shocked. Numb.” That’s how Greg Myers describes his reaction when he learned what was causing his pain. “I guess the best way to describe it is numb – it was hard to process it all at one...
Sports DirectorThe Christiansburg Blue Demons traveled to Roanoke County Friday night looking to get a step closer to another River Ridge District title as they took on Cave Spring. The Knights are still very much alive in that district race, but needed a win over the...
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Multimedia JournalistJames Middleton was standing in his kitchen the day he almost died. It started with a pain in his left hip, right before he passed out. When Middleton woke up, he says the Rescue Squad was in his living room. “I had convinced them I was okay. They...
Virginia is joining only a handful of states that use familial DNA in criminal investigations. Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Monday that the Virginia Department of Forensic Science has developed the capability to conduct DNA searching using genetic...
ReporterA new Radford University pilot program brings hope to young people struggling with substance abuse. The program is called SAFE MINDS and offers free outpatient support for adolescents, aged 14-17, who are using substances (drugs and/or alcohol)...
Weekend Anchor/ReporterResearch at Virginia Tech could reveal the cause of lupus. It's already uncovered a key to understanding it better. Ongoing research at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine may change the way doctors view lupus. Dr. Ansar...
Recent news of a “shotgun sequence” of the wheat genome inspired excitement about the possibilities for breakthrough science based on increased understanding of the crop's complex genetic make-up. Sequencing the wheat genome has been a long-term goal of...
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