Carilion offers free dental clinic for kids on Saturday
Carilion Clinic Dental Care is offering a free dental clinic for kids on Saturday, February 24th, 2024. This community health event aims to promote healthy oral care for children ages 6-16. Licensed dental professionals will provide free dental consultations, exams, and treatments such as sealants and fluoride application
Demand for hip, knee, shoulder replacements projected to substantially increase in the next decade
As the population is aging, doctors are projecting a substantial increase in the number of hip, knee, and shoulder replacements in the next decade. Now, Carilion is re-starting educational sessions called Points on Joints to help navigate the process.
Women shouldn’t ignore these atypical heart attack symptoms
February is heart health month. Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women. While we often see heart attacks portrayed in movies or on TV as a sudden onset of chest pains, that's not always the case, especially when it comes to women. 10 News spoke to a Carilion cardiologist about these symptoms women shouldn't ignore.
High number of respiratory infections in Virginia; how some could damage your heart
Local doctors are seeing a high number of patients with respiratory illnesses, particularly with Covid-19 and influenza. The latest update from the Roanoke City Alleghany health district is that influence activity appears to be stabilizing at a high level across Virginia. While Covid-19 is often associated with the lungs, local doctors say it could lead to serious heart damage.