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Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Develops New Cancer Research Initiative Video included

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Virginia Tech Carilion Research Insititue brings in millions of research dollars to the Roanoke Valley. More>>

Virginia Tech disease resource goes global Video included

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Virginia Bioinformatics Institute through Virginia Tech is using technology to help scientists all over the world collaborate on ways to fight diseases such as Tuberculosis. More>>

Adult Care Center of the Roanoke Valley making changes to improve participant experience Video included

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Adult Care Center of the Roanoke Valley provides services for adults 21 and older who need attention and help with day to day activities. More>>

Mythbuster Monday Video included

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Myth: It's impossible to turn of thoughts before bed (ie mind races and prevents sleep) More>>

Salem Relay For Life has been re-scheduled

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The Relay For Life of Salem that was supposed to be on June 20th but was canceled due to the storms that came through that night has been re-scheduled. More>>

Mythbuster Monday Video included

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Myth: TV before bed helps More>>

Roanoke Researchers Create Therapy That Shows Results in Children with Cerebral Palsy Video included

Dr. Sharon Landesman Ramey, PhD. Dr. Sharon Landesman Ramey, PhD.
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Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute is leading the way in promising therapy that allows the brain to train the impaired side of a child's body. More>>

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  • Ask Karen: Building Muscle

    Ask Karen: Building Muscle

    Q: What is the best diet for building muscle? Dr. Ally Bowersock, PhD, Director of Exercise Science at Jefferson College of Health Sciences, "You want to focus on protein intake but not exclusively protein.
    Q: What is the best diet for building muscle? Dr. Ally Bowersock, PhD, Director of Exercise Science at Jefferson College of Health Sciences, "You want to focus on protein intake but not exclusively protein.
  • Monday MythbusterMore>>

  • Mythbuster Monday

    Mythbuster Monday

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:30 AM EDT2014-07-21 08:30:11 GMT
    Myth: It's impossible to turn of thoughts before bed (ie mind races and prevents sleep)
    Myth: It's impossible to turn of thoughts before bed (ie mind races and prevents sleep)
  • Mythbuster Monday

    Mythbuster Monday

    Friday, July 11 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-07-11 20:02:45 GMT
    Myth: TV before bed helps
    Myth: TV before bed helps
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  • Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash

    Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:33 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:33:27 GMT
    A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.
    President Barack Obama's health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday.
  • Undercover probe finds health law failings

    Undercover probe finds health law failings

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:51:43 GMT
    Congressional investigators using fake identities were able to obtain taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's law, according to testimony to be delivered Wednesday.
    Congressional investigators using fake identities were able to obtain taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's law, according to testimony to be delivered Wednesday.
  • Obama nominee McDonald pledges to 'transform' VA

    Obama nominee McDonald pledges to 'transform' VA

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:12:29 GMT
    President Barack Obama's choice to lead the beleaguered Veterans Affairs Department goes before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on Tuesday as Congress considers a bill to help the next VA leader do his job.
    President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged Tuesday to transform the beleaguered agency, saying that "systematic failures" must be addressed.
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