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Real Zombie-like Diseases to Avoid
What are superbugs and how do you protect your family from them?
Take the mystery out of purchasing a car seat
Keep your sanity with safe and healthy kids.
Osteoarthritis versus Rheumatoid Arthritis
Learn more about the vaccine that may have benefits for your child.
Learn more about the condition that inspired the book and film, Wonder
How can you keep your child allergy-free?
Some safety tips to keep your child’s back healthy
Understanding the pros and cons of public vs. private cord banking
Relief may be closer than you think
Diagnosis, Causes, and Treatment Options
What is broken heart syndrome?
With so many people affected by the common cold and the flu, it may seem impossible to avoid catching one, or both.
There are a variety of options for targeted treatment.
The IUD prevents pregnancy better than birth control pills and is considered very safe.
Cardiomyopathy can be an inherited condition or it can be caused by another disease process.
While there is no foolproof way to prevent breast cancer, healthy living can help increase the odds.
With genetic testing, you can find out if there is an increased risk.
The knee is an intricate joint that is prone to injury.
How long you live may depend on where you live.
Youth sporting events can mean fun for the whole family, but every year, sports-related injuries sideline thousands of young players.
Strength training is one important way to help prevent injury.
Learn the symptoms and treatment of this injury.
Packed lunches can be both fun and healthy
Knowing how to prevent PAD may be a lifesaver.
What are the adenoids and why do they cause so much trouble?
Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women worldwide and there are currently no guidelines to prevent it.
How to prevent ringing in the ears.
A heart attack has different warning signs.
A small procedure may offer huge relief.
Getting to the nitty gritty of nits.
An outline of the surgery to treat pancreatic head cancer.
There are options available for ear infections.
Learn the symptoms and adverse effects.
Separate fact from fiction about the flu vaccine.
Infertility can be heartbreaking. Dr. Letham outlines the symptoms, risk factors, and possible treatments.
Immunization, or vaccination, is the process or procedure by which a person is rendered immune, or resistant, to a specific disease.
Prostate cancer is something some men learn to live with.
Find out the differences in the symptoms, characteristics, and the treatment.
A tasty option for a healthy diet.
The epic battle between parents and kids continues.
Where is the line between the benefits and damage in alcohol consumption?
Even adults can be diagnosed and treated.
A few steps to introducing your new baby to the furry one you have at home.
Focusing on your own health helps you help others.
Some easy steps may save your sight.
Learn the symptoms and triggers to minimize an attack.
Understand the risk factors and how to possibly avoid them.
Learn the symptoms and treatment of the painful wrist condition.
Dr. Donna Maxfield from LewisGale Physicians discusses how to enjoy the eclipse and keep your vision safe from harm.
Learn the symptoms and effects of Group B Strep on newborns.
A small device may reduce the risk of heart failure.
Understanding the FDA's Sodium Intake Guidelines
Addressing possible mental health conditions early can help your child and your family.
Alzheimer’s is a progressive, degenerative condition and is currently the leading cause of death in the United States.
Learn the factors that could contribute to lung cancer, the symptoms, and the treatment.
Even if you are a good swimmer, a life jacket is important. Tara Wickline, FNP, explains how to find the right life jacket for you and your family...
The risk of skin cancer can be greatly reduced with the right protection.
The lack of quality sleep can risk your health.
Heart defects in athletes often go undetected. Sports Medicine physician William D. Thomas, DO, details Sudden Cardiac Arrest and how screening...
If you are diagnosed with Pre-Diabetes, then does that mean you are certainly going to progress to Type 2 Diabetes?
In the summer as people spend more time near water, the risk of drowning increases.
Dr. John W. Bouldin provides tips to keep everyone safe when going for a swim.
What is psoriasis and how does it affect people?
Learn the differences between heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
Powassan is a rare, tick-borne illness. Learn how to recognize it and protect yourself and your loved ones.
Video: WDBJ7 - Reports show the Powassan Virus has increased in recent years.
Colds and flu share many symptoms, and it can be difficult (or even impossible) to tell the difference.