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WDBJ7 ReporterGetting healthy doesn't have an age requirement. Preschoolers in Danville are learning the importance of exercise by swimming. To a four year old, playing in the water is the best way to have fun anytime of year. In this class, it's purpose has...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterMost parents would do anything to protect their children, but many may not be protecting their children from one disease. An alarming statistic shows more children than ever before are being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. One in three new cases of Type...
WDBJ7 BloggerMy Trip to Dallas I just want to give an overview of the trip before I get into the specifics. I loved my weekend away from Va. It was relaxing, amazing and I really can’t think of words to describe it. Air Flight Okay, so remember how I...
Anchor/ReporterAs the say goes, milk does a body good, but with so many on the market these days, which milk is best? If you're trying to trim the saturated fat, dietitians suggest going for the 1% or Skim milk. Rice, soy or almond milk might be best for those with...
Tags: Calcium, Allergies, Vitamin D, Dietary Supplements
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterOne Salem man feels lucky to be alive. If it weren't for a test he had done at LewisGale Medical Center he might not be. Jerry Brinkley is a husband, father and a grandfather who loves collecting, sitting on the front porch and talking walks with his...
WDBJ7 BloggerUnited Way Day of Action This past Thursday I volunteered for the United Way in its Day of Action. Now, before you think I am just writing this to pat myself on the back or look for self-glory, there IS a purpose. Doing yard work is great exercise....
We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger, warn ASPCA experts. "Even the healthiest pets can suffer from dehydration, heat stroke and sunburn if...
WDBJ7 Sports ReporterFormer UVA linebacker and Northside Viking Jon Copper is back in his hometown, running a weight loss contest for the Roanoke area. Copper is heading up Biggest Loser Roanoke, with hundreds of dollars in prize money up for grabs. The wellness coach and...
Is your toddler overweight? He or she might be and you just don't realize it. A new study shows the moms of many chubby toddlers think they look just fine or could even stand to put on some weight. Dr. Mark McBride with Physicians to Children in...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterIt was Monday that results of a new study came out that show gastric bypass surgery can improve and possibly cure diabetes. That's no surprise to one Roanoke man. Mark Lambert had been heavy his entire life. He used to weigh 360 pounds and in 2007 he...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefChildren in Virginia got a "healthy" break from classes Thursday. It was all part of "Virginia Healthy Youth Day." Students at 20 different sites went through a day of fun activities designed to make them excited about healthy living. At Paul Munro...
Anchor/ReporterIn a move decided on only hours before Tuesday, Brandon R’eal Lockett changed his plea in the murder and child neglect case of his stepson Aveion Lewis. In the agreement accepted by Judge Clifford Weckstein, the charge of first degree murder was...
Tags: Police Investigations, Judges, First Aid, Child Abuse, Crimes
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