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Carilion Clinic Pediatrician Gives Apps for Infants a Thumbs Down

Smart phone and tablet apps for infants are under fire from child advocacy groups who say there is no proof the products help young children learn. Pediatrician Colleen Kraft, M.D., with Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital, says children under 2 need face time, not screen time.

Kohl’s and Carilion Clinic Children’s Hospital Educate the Community on Infant Safe Sleep

Kohl's Department Stores, through the Kohl's Cares® cause merchandise program, has donated $31,167 to Carilion Clinic Children’s Hospital (CCCH). The donations were collected from Kohl’s stores located in Roanoke and Lynchburg.

Spinal Surgery Gives New Hope to Carilion Clinic Patient

When Carilion Clinic neurosurgeon Dr. Edgar Weaver heard about Michael Ntumy's case, he wanted to help. The missionary from Ghana had spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spinal canal that was robbing him of the ability to feel and move. Dr. Weaver operated on Ntumy, hoping to keep the condition from getting worse, but during his recovery, Ntumy actually began to improve. Learn more in this story from WSLS's Karen McNew.