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Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 12:48pm
Chances are eight-year-old Naeshawn Jefferson has already spent more time in hospitals and doctors' offices than many adults. He's fighting neuroblastoma, the second most common tumor in children.  With new therapies available at Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital, his outlook is positive.  WSLS...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 12:38pm
The now infamous outbreak of fungal meningitis began to occur in September,  2012. For the infectious disease team at Carilion Clinic, treating two dozen patients with a previously rare fungal infection was unprecedented. The team's efforts were featured in a Wall Street Journal article. As they...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 12:03pm
Kids need snacks! According to Carilion Clinic dietitian Martha Ross, snacks are important during the summer, to give kids the energy they need to stay active. She recently showed WDBJ morning reporter Alison Parker how to make a snack that is creative, fun, tasty and healthy - it even includes...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, July 7, 2014 - 2:23pm
When disaster strikes, wouldn't it be nice to simply pack up a hospital and take it to the patients? That is exactly what Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital (CFMH) did during the derecho two years ago using a Stabilization Treat in Place (STIP) tent, provided by the Near Southwest Preparedness...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 5:22pm
Junior Achievement of Southwest Virginia has named Carilion Clinic President and CEO Nancy Howell Agee to the region's Business Hall of Fame.  Ms. Agee, along with Boxley Materials President and CEO Abney Boxley, will be officially recognized during a ceremony on October 21st.   From the Junior...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 4:42pm
Thanks to Miss Virginia, Desiree Williams, and the 2014 Miss Virginia contestants who visited Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital this week.  Contestants and pagent organizers toured the hospital, spending time with the children and staff and learning about Children's Miracle Network, which helps...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 12:25pm
The Chest Pain Center at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital has been re-accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. What does that mean for you? The staff of the Chest Pain Center celebrated the accomplishment by explaining why accreditation is important for their patients.    
Submitted by News Team on Friday, June 20, 2014 - 1:29pm
The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine has received full accreditation from two key organizations making it the nation's newest fully accredited medical school. “We needed to graduate our first class before we could become fully accredited,” said Dr. Cynda Johnson, founding dean of the...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, June 9, 2014 - 5:23pm
Its the kind of competition that makes everyone a winner - Carilion Clinic and LewisGale employees suited up for a softball game to raise money for the American Heart Association. May_eap-supervisor.pdfCongratulations to LewisGale who won the game 19 to 16.  Don't get to comfortable with that...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 10:52am
Thanks to WSLS's Karen McNew for an uplifting story about Vinton 8th grader Carly Graybill and the support she is receiving following spinal surgery at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Carilion Clinic has the only Pediatric Neurosurgery Program in Western Virginia, providing this critical...