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Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters

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  • Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute marks 2 years in operation

    Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute marks 2 years in operation
    Two years ago, in September 2010, the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute treated its first patient for prostate cancer. After years of planning and seed money from local, state and federal sources, HUPTI, a $225 million project — the...
  • 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...
  • UPDATE: Anthem Blue Cross and CHKD reach agreement

    UPDATE: Anthem Blue Cross and CHKD reach agreement
    After long drawn-out and at times contentious negotiations over reimbursement rates, Anthem insurance and Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters and its pediatric providers have reached  agreement. The new 3 1/2-year contract takes effect on June 1....
  • THE SCARS OF ABUSE: Hampton Roads community needs to step up to prevent child fatalities

    THE SCARS OF ABUSE: Hampton Roads community needs to step up to prevent child fatalities
    "We recognize that the responsibility for… prevention of child fatalities lies with the community, not with any single agency or entity." —Hampton Roads Regional Child Fatality Review Team, 2010. They're white and black, boys and girls,...
  • Chesapeake Wine Festival coming up Oct. 29

    Chesapeake Wine Festival coming up Oct. 29
    A selection of Virginia and international wines are the draw at the second annual Chesapeake Virginia Wine Festival from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Chesapeake City Park on Greenbrier Parkway. Area restaurants will be on hand to offer...
  • Rosemary Trible launches nonprofit group to help abused

    Rosemary Trible launches nonprofit group to help abused
    Rosemary Trible, author of the 2010 book, "Fear to Freedom," which details sexual abuse earlier in her life, has launched a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping others who suffer a similar situation. The organization, called Fear 2 Freedom,...
  • CHKD pain study endorses Dr. Karp's techniques

    CHKD pain study endorses Dr. Karp's techniques
    "Hush, little baby, don't you cry." Calming techniques for colicky babies, as popularized by Dr. Harvey Karp, pediatrician to the stars, have now been shown to reduce pain measurably in infants receiving routine vaccinations at 2 months and 4 months. In...
  • Toby's Dream grants wishes to children in Hampton Roads

    Toby's Dream grants wishes to children in Hampton Roads
    "Whatever their dream is, we try to make it happen," says Joan Steele, executive director of the 2-year-old nonprofit Toby's Dream Foundation. The wish-granting foundation has already fulfilled dreams for 70 children with chronic medical conditions and...
  • CHKD pediatrician receives national honor for work with vaccinations

    CHKD pediatrician receives national honor for work with vaccinations
    The Virginia Department of Health issued the following press release on Monday: Dr. John Harrington, a pediatrician and director of Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) General Academic Pediatrics, has been named a Centers for...
  • Medical facilities in Norfolk

    HOSPITALS AND MAJOR MEDICAL CENTERS Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. 601 Children's Lane, Norfolk. 668-7000. . The hospital's Children's Health Center is located at 11783 Rock Landing Drive in Newport News. www.chkd.org Eastern Virginia...
  • Medical facilities in the area

    HOSPITALS AND MAJOR MEDICAL CENTERS Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. 601 Children's Lane, Norfolk. 668-7000. . The hospital's Children's Health Center is located at 11783 Rock Landing Drive in Newport News. www.chkd.org Eastern Virginia...
  • Shop smart and thrifty

    Think of them as permanent garage sales. You have to visit two or three locations to find your treasure, but when you do, it costs a quarter. Thrift stores are gaining ground as fashionable shopping options, branching out to new bargain seekers who...