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Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters

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  • A common virus can have devastating effects on unborn children

    A common virus can have devastating effects on unborn children
    Congenital CMV — cytomegalovirus — is the most common cause of disability in newborns. The Centers for Disease Control reports that it affects 1 in 150 children born in the United States. One in five of those will have permanent health...
  • New research reveals more and more American girls starting puberty by age 8

    Doctors and parents were stunned when research published more than a decade ago found some American girls were beginning puberty as early as 7. A new study, released Sunday, suggests the average age at which puberty begins may still be falling for white...
  • Hampton Roads Health: Peninsula community groups tackle issue of childhood obesity

    Hampton Roads Health: Peninsula community groups tackle issue of childhood obesity
    Childhood obesity is everyone's problem. The chronic diseases it causes and the health costs it incurs impact society at large. This year Michelle Obama launched a campaign, "Let's Move," targeting the issue and pledging to end childhood obesity within...
  • Hampton Roads health: 'Childhood obesity is the country's #1 health problem'

    Hampton Roads health: 'Childhood obesity is the country's #1 health problem'
    Many of today's pediatricians never learned about Diabetes 2 as a childhood disease in medical school. That's because it didn't exist. Now it's a diagnosis they hand out more and more often. "It shouldn't show up until your 60s or 70s," says Donald Lewis,...
  • Obesity

    NOT FOR PUBLICATION "Combating obesity is the #1 health care problem for U.S. children," says Donald Lewis, chair of pediatrics at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. "A life expectancy shorter than their parents should stop people in their...
  • CHKD, Anthem stalemate may be costly for patients

    CHKD, Anthem stalemate may be costly for patients
    NORFOLK — Fifty thousand or more Anthem-insured families seeking care at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters and its medical practices are looking at the possibility of losing "in-network" coverage effective June 1. Negotiations over...
  • Costume swap in Virginia Beach: Buy costumes for $1

    Costume swap in Virginia Beach: Buy costumes for $1
    The Knapsack Consignment store in Virginia Beach is hosting a costume swap event beginning Saturday. During the week of Oct. 1 through Oct. 7, 2011 (the store is closed on Monday), families can bring their outgrown costumes to the Knapsack store. Parents...
  • Gloucester girl was penned in a darkened room, neighbors say

    Gloucester girl was penned in a darkened room, neighbors say
    GLOUCESTER — She was a tiny girl with blond hair, so small that a sheriff's deputy was cradling her in one arm like she was a young toddler, even though authorities believe she is 5 or 6 years old. She was wearing a diaper and a T-shirt, the hair...
  • Details emerge about accused Gloucester couple

    The image is grainy and the audio isn't clear, but what's happening is unmistakable. Brian Gore had just proposed to his girlfriend, Shannon N. Smith, at a crowded restaurant. She covered her mouth and nose with her hands as cameras flashed. She took the...
  • Caged girl's mom crawled into ceiling, left purse

    The mother of an emaciated girl found living in a makeshift cage climbed into the drop ceiling of the Riverside Walter Reed Hospital emergency room on April 29 and left behind her purse. Her purse wasn't recovered until May 4, according to search warrant...
  • Flu is widespread, state reports

    Flu is widespread, state reports
    Flu has reached widespread levels in parts of Virginia, the state health department said Thursday, but local emergency departments aren't reporting a spike. "We've seen just very few cases," said Dr. Geofrey Nochimson, medical director of the emergency...
  • Hampton University Proton therapy center treats its first pediatric patient

    Hampton University Proton therapy center treats its first pediatric patient
    HAMPTON — It's been ups and downs for the Semlers since Reagyn Semler, now 10, was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2005. Wednesday was a little bit of both. The family from London, Ohio, just west of Columbus, celebrated the last day of Reagyn's...