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Submitted by News Team on Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 12:22pm
The cover on Time Magazine this week features a tiny premature infant, one of thousands who survive and thrive thanks to the remarkable doctors, nurses and technology in today's Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU). In the article, author Jeffrey Kluger, spent time in a NICU, observing first hand...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 1:01pm
Walk—loss of balance Talk—slurred speech or trouble understanding Reach—numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body See—impaired vision or difficulty seeing in one or both eyes Feel—severe headache with no known cause According to Carilion Clinic...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 10:44am
New technology is giving Carilion Clinic cardiologists a clearer look at their patients' hearts. During a nuclear medicine scan, a special camera measures the function of the heart. Carilion's newest camera captures better images while using less radiation.  Learn more in this story by WSLS's...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, May 19, 2014 - 6:26pm
An overactive bladder, a condition also called "urge incontinence" can seriously affect a person's quality of life, and it is more common that most people think.  Medications help,  but have side effects. Recent research found that a simple, painless Botox injection is just as effective as...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, May 19, 2014 - 4:30pm
The Carilion Clinic Breast Care Center will be able to provide more free breast cancer screenings thanks to a $91,000 grant from the Susan G. Komen Virginia Blue Ridge Affiliate. Many thanks to our local Komen affiliate and the hundreds of people who support its fundraising efforts each year! Learn...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, May 9, 2014 - 2:32pm
Each year Food Lion fundraises for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®. This year, there’s an exciting twist. 6 markets across the country were selected to have a local patient on the shelves of Food Lion stores to brand the partnership with CMN Hospitals. Roanoke is pleased to be one of them....
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 12:17pm
Carilion Clinic is sponsoring Virginia's first science festival!  The Virginia Science Festival, coming to Blacksburg and Roanoke October 4-11, is presented by the Science Museum of Western Virginia and Virginia Tech. The event is a fun and exciting journey into the worlds of science, technology,...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, April 11, 2014 - 3:42pm
To celebrate National Donate Life month, members of Carilion's Donor Champion Committee, LifeNet staff and donor families gathered together for a special dedication ceremony in the Dr. Robert L.A. Keeley Healing Garden on the Greenway outside Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. A butterfly bush was...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, April 4, 2014 - 10:54am
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Carilion Clinic's Life-Guard team is launching a distracted driving campaign, reaching out to every high school in our region with the message that "one text or call could wreck it all!"   Learn more about this important program in this story by...