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  • DaVinci robot sales slide; fewer hysterectomies but more general surgery use

    DaVinci robot sales slide; fewer hysterectomies but more general surgery use
    The DaVinci robot adopted by local hospitals has seen a plunge in sales as the manufacturer reports fewer hysterectomies and robotic procedures overall, though gerneral surgeries using it have risen. Surgeons at Sentara Norfolk General, Riverside Regional...
  • Prepare for home emergencies, protect the environment

    Prepare for home emergencies, protect the environment
    Hampton is offering a free Preparedness Day Workshop on Saturday, May 31 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Northampton Community Center, 1435-A Todds Lane. Workshop participants will learn about food and water safety, home safety, first aid and hygiene,...
  • Living Here: Health facilities

    Living Here: Health facilities
    Each year, the region's three major local health systems continue to add procedures and expand facilities to upgrade their services. All have implemented electronic health records. Riverside Health System, headquartered on the Peninsula, added a 250,...
  • Carrollton man charged with assault and battery of Isle of Wight deputy

     Carrollton man charged with assault and battery of Isle of Wight deputy
    A Carrollton man was arrested last week on several charges, including assault and battery of an Isle of Wight deputy, according to a news release from the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s office. The release states that at 6:50 p.m. May 22, Isle...
  • Order your own labs to monitor your health

    Order your own labs to monitor your health
    Curious about your cholesterol level? Could you be pregnant? Is your blood glucose stable? The answers to these questions are just a lab test away. And you don't have to go to your doctor to get them. For several years now, both Riverside Health...
  • Riverside ranks #9 for "most affordable hospital" in Virginia

    Riverside ranks #9 for "most affordable hospital" in Virginia
    NerdWallet, a price-comparison web site for everything from car insurance to savings accounts, has come out with a top 10 list of Virginia's hospitals. The ranking is based on costs for the 100 most common treatments at the 50 largest hospitals in...
  • Your guide to Christmas cheer | Updated

    Your guide to Christmas cheer | <span style=color:#ff0000><b> Updated</b></span>
    We predict that holiday fun and reindeer games will blanket the region in weeks ahead. So, here's a road map to help you navigate through the blizzard of mirth and the avalanche of good cheer. May your bells forever jingle and your sleigh never get...
  • Blue Dolphins swim well at state long course meet | Community sports news

    The Coast Guard Blue Dolphins 13-14 girls relay teams put on a show by breaking two state records at the Virginia Swimming Long Course Age Group Championships Thursday through Sunday in Christiansburg. Alexandra Slayton, Chelsea Marstellar, Rachel...
  • Still grieving, Menchville's cross country team will run for Joy

    After three days to reflect and heal, Menchville's cross country team returned to the Noland Trail Monday morning. It was back to business … but with a heavy heart. Just last Thursday, on what began as a beautiful morning, the Monarchs were hit...
  • Mathews woman injured when tree falls on car on Main Street

    Mathews woman injured when tree falls on car on Main Street
    High winds that tore through Gloucester on Tuesday afternoon left a Mathews woman injured when a tree smashed into her car on Main Street. The woman was traveling east on Main Street near the First Presbyterian Church when several trees were uprooted,...
  • Under observation in Riverside Regional Medical Center's new unit

    Under observation in Riverside Regional Medical Center's new unit
    I had not planned to test drive Riverside Regional Medical Center's new observation unit earlier this month. A bout of chest pain and constriction concerned my doctor's staff and I was told to go to Riverside's Emergency Department in Newport News. A...
  • Morbid obesity can exact huge costs

    Morbid obesity can exact huge costs
    Bariatric surgeon David Salzberg can reel off a list of life-threatening problems associated with morbid obesity. They include diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, joint pain, depression and elevated rates of cancer. "Twenty percent of...