| Feb 17, 2011
| 8:38 AM
Flu activity picked up in recent weeks and appear to have peaked last week, said Dr. David Trump, director of the Peninsula Health Department.
Trump and Dr. Jim Byrne, who practices family medicine at Sentara Family & Internal Medicine Physicians in...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 4:02 AM
A few Hampton Roads doctors' offices are transforming themselves into patient-centered medical homes.
And that means more than just replacing outdated waiting-room magazines.
The concept of establishing "medical homes" emerged in the health-care...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 5:13 AM
Jan. 27 -- Kelly Parsley Jackson (39, Newport News) shot to death in her home on Harrington Road in front of her 9-year-old daughter. Police arrested her husband, Rodney Bolivia Jackson (44, Newport News) and charged him with murder....
| Jun 22, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Bon Secours Hampton Roads is the latest to add PET/CT scanning to their arsenal in the fight for cancer survival.
The combined imaging system results in faster and more accurate assessments for individuals undergoing cancer treatment. PET/CT scanners...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 3:12 AM
Yorktown Market Days will be offering a series of chef demonstrations in the coming weeks.
Located on the Yorktown waterfront between Buckner and Ballard Streets, the market operates from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Sept. 17 and on selected...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 10:12 AM
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital was the only Hampton Roads hospital ranked nationally in a specialty by U.S. News & World Report.
The hospital's cardiology and heart surgery program ranked 47th among hospitals nationally, according to the annual...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Sentara Healthcare will christen the new Sentara Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance Friday.
The new, $7.2 million helicopter replaces one that was 25 years old. The new helicopter, the Eurocopter EC-145, was bought with financial support from...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Need help keeping track of your medications? Want to view medical test results on the go?
There's an app for that.
Sentara Healthcare on Monday will roll out its free MyChart app for iPhones and iPads for the more than 51,000 users of Sentara's...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 12:32 PM
Sentara has unveiled the Sentara Neurosciences Institute. A team of dedicated specialists including neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and neuropsychologists collaborate to care for patients in over 11 subspecialties.
| Aug 15, 2011
| 6:45 AM
Jim Borda drove from work in Richmond all the way to Virginia Beach twice a week to take Tidewater Community College's six-month health information technology program.
"It was well worth it," said Borda, 39, a James City County resident, who's now...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Here are some quick tips for parents of children with asthma who are worried about the smoke from the Dismal Swamp fire. These are from pediatricians Dr. Melissa Lexier and Dr. Lisa Stephens at Sentara Pediatric Physicians, Princess Anne location,...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 2:20 PM
Emergency departments often see more injuries from storm cleanup than from the storm itself.
Five patients were seen in Sentara CarePlex Hospital's minor care unit for storm-related injuries, including lacerations from falling on a hand saw and a...