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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...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 4:47pm
The American Hospital Association (AHA) has selected Nancy Howell Agee, Carilion Clinic President and CEO, to serve on the organization’s Board of Trustees.  She is one of eight new members from around the country selected by the AHA for three-year-terms beginning January 1, 2015. "Nancy’s election...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, August 1, 2014 - 3:26pm
High school football season is underway. Coaches and trainers are watching players closely for signs of concussion.  Carilion Clinic sports medicine experts are working with local teams to keep them safe. WDBJ's David Kaplan recently reported on efforts to prevent and properly treat concussions in...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 3:47pm
Carilion Clinic’s new operating rooms are up and running at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital. The two general use operating rooms were approved by the state to meet growing outpatient surgical needs.  Carilion officials cut the ribbon on the newly renovated Carilion Community Ambulatory Surgery...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 1:53pm
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital's unique video vending machine got some love this week from WDBJ reporter Nadine Maeser, who wrote a story about the device, which sits in the third floor elevator lobby of the hospital's south wing. The large, interactive video screen makes it easy to view and...