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WDBJ7 ReporterAsk any gym owners when the most popular time of day to work out is, and he or she will tell you its before or after people get to work. But which of those is better for your health? It depends. "If you're trying to lose weight, the best time to...
WDBJ7 BloggerI lost around 5 pounds this month which to me is like a huge fail. However, I know life happens. I tried boosting my metabolism by consuming cinnamon. Which in reality, helped boost my metabolism, but in a way that made me feel hungry all the time. A...
Tags: Health, Obesity, Body Mass Index, Weight
Hot weather is the silent killer in the summertime, especially among small children and the disabled. It's important you know the facts about working and playing in the hot weather. HOW TO RECOGNIZE HEAT EMERGENCIES Heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterIt seems everything is portable these days, even ultrasound machines. Virginia Tech Carilion Medical School students are getting hands on experience using a portable ultrasound machine. It's the size of a laptop computer and has a handle built into...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterBreastfeeding reduces a babies odds of becoming overweight by more than 30 percent. That's according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But one in three moms who want to breast feed stops early without hospital support. Despite that...
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) -- A Dominion Virginia Power official says two plants shut since an Aug. 23 Virginia earthquake did not suffer functional damage and are ready to restart. David Heacock, President and Chief Nuclear Officer of Dominion Nuclear, said at...
A Dominion Virginia Power official says two nuclear reactors shut since the August 23rd earthquake in Virginia did not suffer functional damage and are ready to restart. David Heacock, President and Chief Nuclear Officer of Dominion Nuclear, said at a...
Heat is the top weather related killer in the U.S. But there’s some truth in the saying, “it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity.” Because our bodies cool by evaporation, the relative humidity affects how cool we feel. If...
ReporterNo matter if it's repaving a road or refurbishing buildings, downtowns in our hometowns are seeing plenty of new construction projects. In the long run towns are confident the work will help the economy. But until then small businesses are taking a hit....
Here are some of your emails on issues in the local news or local news coverage. *** I just watched your reporter on the 11 o'clock news interview the Mayor of Roanoke re: the U.S. Postal Service plan to eliminate 35,000 jobs. The mayor dramatically...
Tags: Nature, Memorial Day, Flu, Science, Swine Flu
WASHINGTON (AP) --- Continental Tire is recalling 390,000 truck tires, most of which are used as original tires on 2008-2009 Ford F-250 and F-350 trucks. The company says about 330,000 of the tires were used on new Ford trucks while the rest were sold...
Tags: Washington, DC, Science and Technology, Science, Ford
Convicted killer Jens Soering has another reason he feels he should get out of prison. Having rolled the dice and lost, Soering tells a lot about truth. He touches on comedy, television and heaven. It seems his last hope lies in DNA testing from a...
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