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TOP DOCS 2019

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THE BEST IN OUR REGION, ACCORDING TO HEALTH PROS
Compiled by Liz Long and Jeff Wood

HOSPITAL VIOLENCE:
AN EPIDEMIC

61. The surprising statistics of
violence in hospitals, and what
they're doing to prevent it.
by Dan Smith

WHAT IF CANCER RETURNS?
IN EVERY ISSUE
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EDITOR'S LETTER

10

STRANGE DAYS OF
ROANOKE

12

THE GIST

18

#ROANOKELOVE

20

SOUTHERN SPOONFUL

22

EVENTS CALENDAR

112 THE DISH
114 THEN & NOW

65. Four women share their postcancer lives, celebrating remission
and facing relapse.
by Christina Nifong

ONE WORD AT A TIME

77. Our school systems are
improving literacy for students and
adults alike. by Dan Smith

TIME FOR ADVENTURES

80. Keeps the kids - and adults -
busy this summer with fun family
activities. by Laura Wade

A MODERN SCRAPBOOK

AN EXODUS IN JOURNALISM?
84. Why some are leaving the field
for new careers, and what that
means for the local industry.
by Dan Smith

DEMOLITION CENTRAL

JULY/AUGUST 2019

104. Hanu Truck and Mama
Jean's BBQ are serving up
terrific meals on wheels.
by Shari Dragovich
SPECIAL SECTIONS:

EDUCATION
70. The region's best and
brighest in education.

88. This Raleigh Court home
undertook major renovations.
by Carol J. Alexander

VINTON
AFTER PAGE 82. Great
businesses, neighborhoods,
shops and more.

HODGE-PODGE TO HOME

ON THE COVER:

96. Newlyweds learn how to blend
their styles in their new home.
by Christy Rippel

Why Are Journalists
Leaving the Field?

FOOD
TRUCK
FUN
Summer Meals on Wheels

P. 104

Why Are Journalists

LEAVING THE FIELD?
P. 84

JULY/AUGUST 2019

Our Biennial Poll
53 Specialites

CANCER PTSD
Enduring Recovery,
Facing Relapse

HOSPITAL
VIOLENCE
Tackling a
Nationwide
Problem

+ Vinton:
Are You In?
DR. LISA APFEL
of Carilion Clinic,
Top Neurosurgeon

ONLINE EXTRAS
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and more on our website. Learn
more at TheRoanoker.com.

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FOOD TRUCK FUN

82. How the family text message
chain creates long-lasting
memories. by Christina Nifong

Amy Pearman of Boyd
Pearman Photography shot
our cover of Dr. Lisa Apfel,
a winning Top Doctor in her
field of neurosurgery.

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