Friday May 24
Cancer stories to begin June 1
The Virginia Department of Health has awarded a grant for cancer patients and survivors in Southwest Virginia to tell their personal stories.
Foster care month highlighted
The Wise County Department of Social Services this week partnered with Wendy's in Wise to celebrate National Foster Care Month.
Exercise-related Changes in Estrogen Metabolism May Lower Breast Cancer Risk
PHILADELPHIAChanges in estrogen breakdown, or metabolism, may be one of the mechanisms by which aerobic exercise lowers a woman's breast cancer risk, according to data published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research."Observational studies suggest physical activity lowers breast ... (more)
Walkathon reset for May 19
The Mountain Empire Older Citizens Walkathon, a fundraiser for the Emergency Fuel Fund for the Elderly, has been postponed until Sunday, May 19 due to inclement weather.