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Submitted by News Team on Friday, September 5, 2014 - 9:01am
From time to time, everyone misplaces their keys or forgets why they’ve walked into a room. But when memory loss affects daily function and performance, this may be a serious concern.   The human brain is responsible for your every thought, emotion, and behavior, including your memory. As we age, a...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 11:52am
In spring 2014, Bobby Broughman, 75, of Covington, Va., went from having a relatively normal functioning heart to advanced heart disease in a matter of minutes.  One of his heart valves, the mitral valve, had torn open and suddenly his heart wasn’t able to pump enough blood. Cardiologists and heart...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 2:03pm
The Ice Bucket Challenge is making the rounds at Carilion!  Here are the challenges and responses so far.  Thanks to Nancy Agee, Steve Arner, and Dr. John Burton & CRMH, Dr. NL Bishop & JCHS, and Chuck Carr & CSJH!  (Creativity prize to Chuck Carr)    
Submitted by News Team on Friday, August 29, 2014 - 12:40pm
Helping you get back on your feet after an unexpected injury or health condition is our main focus at Carilion Clinic Orthopaedics.The “Rebuilt by Carilion Classic” celebrates active lifestyles after an unexpected injury or health condition. Getting you back on your feet to enjoy a comfortable and...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 4:15pm
Carilion Giles Community Hospital (CGCH) was named a five-time 2014 PRC award winner from Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC), a national healthcare marketing research company.   “We are so proud and excited to receive five awards from PRC for providing excellent patient care to our...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 6:08pm
When Carilion Clinic CEO Nancy Agee and COO Steve Arner took the Ice Bucket Challenge, they challenged NL Bishop, the President of Jefferson College of Health Sciences. NL answered the challenge, with the help of his colleagues and JCHS mascot, Jeff the Blue Healer. Great job JCHS!
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 5:19pm
Update: Jefferson College of Health Sciences President NL Bishop has answered the challenge! 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...
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...