| Apr 26, 2013
Almost half the medical clinical trials in Virginia are taking place in Hampton Roads. Of the more than 120 privately funded active trials enrolling patients, half involve treatment for major chronic illnesses, such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease,...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 12:48 PM
A two-vehicle wreck on Saturday that claimed the life of Gloucester resident Donald Troy Durham remains under investigation with possible charges pending against the driver who allegedly caused the accident.
Donald Troy Durham, 46, of Summerville Drive...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:56 AM
A Gloucester man who was arrested Friday evening in connection with a fatal two-car wreck on Route 17 near Willis Road has been released from jail.
Jeremy Shane Hedrick, 40, of Ark, was arrested on a manslaughter charge by the Virginia State Police. He...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Address: 1 Fishers Landing, Newport News
Listing agent: Bo Parrish, associate broker, Virginia Land and Homes Inc., 757-715-2228; http://www.boparrish.com
Basics: This waterfront estate is surrounded by 3 acres of privacy yet is...
| Jun 27, 2012
The $107 million, 250,000-square-foot addition to Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, part of a building boom by Riverside Health System, is both on schedule and within budget. When completed, in late January 2013, the surgical pavilion...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 6:57 AM
NEWPORT NEWS — The city and Riverside Health System are spending $1.9 million to renovate the Peninsula Health Center on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard.
The health center is located next to Riverside Regional Medical Center , which is contributing $500,...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 10:07 AM
For the 8th consecutive year, Riverside Health System was named among the most wired health systems in the Hospitals & Health Networks Magazine 2012 survey. It's the only health system in Virginia with the distinction.
Four Riverside hospitals --...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Ischemic stroke, when blood clots block the blood vessels to the brain, represent about 87 percent of all strokes. Strokes affect 795,000 people in the U.S. each year. The highest death rates from stroke are in the Southeast.
The FDA approved the...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 7:29 PM
Six oncologists who specialize in women's reproductive cancers will belt out their original tunes as part of the rock band, N.E.D., at the Evidence of Hope event in Newport News on Saturday.
The event is the culmination of a 3-year project by the...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Nationally, there's a new buzz about a class of superbug, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, CRE, which is resistant to the strongest antibiotics. It has only been found in hospitals and nursing homes and has no presence in the community, nor is...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 6:52 AM
Nazea Twiggs is still smiling and happy and being a kid.
The 13-year-old Denbigh resident's resilience is helping to carry his entire family through his treatment for cancer. Right around Thanksgiving Nazea was diagnosed with Osteocarcoma—a type...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Patients undergoing open heart surgery get an extra dose of care and support from Mended Hearts Chapter 119 at Riverside Regional Medical Center.
The volunteer group offers patient visits before and after surgery to answer questions and allay concerns...