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Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 5:19pm
Carilion Clinic President and CEO Nancy Howell Agee and Chief Operating Officer, Steve Arner, took the ALS Icebucket Challenge in honor of our patients and employees who are fighting the disease, and the caregivers and researchers working to cure it. The buckets were piloted by a Carilion Life-...
Submitted by News Team on Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 11:38am
          P.J. and Miranda Trent were planning to get married next weekend. But P.J.'s mother, Nancy Trent was admitted to hospice care at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital and it looked like she wouldn't be able to attend. P.J. and Miranda moved the wedding to the hospital waiting room. About 50...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 2:07pm
Suicide rates are higher in southwestern Virginia than other parts of the state, and it is the third leading cause of death among young people 15-24 years old. Carilion Clinic psychiatrist Dr. Anita Kablinger works with young people who are dealing with depression and says suicide can be prevented...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 11:51am
For people in the Dominican Republic, the small hospital in San Juan de la Maguana strives to provide the best medical care available. Dr. John Mann sees a disaster waiting to happen.  The Christian Clinic for Integrated Health provides excellent care, thanks to medical professionals like Dr. Mann...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 9:18am
They're creative, fun and the kids can help! Carilion Clinic Dining & Nutrition Services has created some easy and healthy recipes for your family to try. Each day over the next week we'll be posting a Back-to-School snack recipe. Let us know if you try one! Recipe #1 Blackberry Bran Muffins...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 4:01pm
Do colds cause ear infections? Can you opt out of required vaccinations? Does green mucus signal a more serious infection?  Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital pediatrician Dr. John Moore tackles back-to-school health myths with Karen McNew on WSLS TV's Mythbuster Monday.  
Submitted by News Team on Friday, August 8, 2014 - 3:13pm
    Make an appointment for a preconception care check-up – discuss changes that should implemented to increase the chances of pregnancy and establish good health for you and the baby. This is especially important for those with medical conditions. Focus on maintaining a healthy diet – your health...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, August 8, 2014 - 11:34am
Obese and overweight children are at an elevated risk for developing a variety of health issues both in the immediate future and long-term – cardiovascular disease, depression, prediabetes, asthma, many types of cancer, and the list goes on and on. According to the Centers for Disease Control and...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, August 8, 2014 - 9:46am
  The interaction between Roanoke's Jefferson College of Health Sciences and Carilion Clinic leads to high scores and job placement rates, supporting both quality health care and the region's economy.  WSLS's Karen McNew recently spoke with students and graduates.
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 5:27pm
The Ebola outbreak in Africa continues to cause concern around the world, but U.S. residents shouldn't be concerned, according to Dr. Tom Kerkering, Carilion Clinic's Chief of Infectious disease.   "While the Ebola virus is a serious problem for several African countries, there is virtually no risk...