| Jun 17, 2011
| 6:20 AM
The Williamsburg Community Health Foundation announced last week it will award $1 million in grants to members of the Chronic Care Collaborative.
The Chronic Care Collaborative is a six-member consortium of non-profit health care providers serving...
| 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...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:47 AM
WILLIAMSBURG — Pre-med students at the College of William & Mary might be able to stay with their alma mater for medical school.
The college will consider merging with Eastern Virginia Medical School to create the W&M School of Medicine, the...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 9:07 PM
Sentara health system has certified Advance Care Planning facilitators on staff in most of its health care facilities. Their job is to help families discuss their health care wishes with a designated agent — a friend or family member — who...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Let's see, how to describe Thomas Gounley? Who, as a kid, taught himself to ride a unicycle for no apparent reason. Who, on a whim, decided to bike 1,350 miles from St. Louis to Yorktown. And who, in his latest bit of inspired madness, will run the Boston...
| May 14, 2012
| 2:48 PM
NORFOLK — Shared information, open dialogue and no public conclusions were the takeaway from Monday's Old Dominion Board of Visitors executive committee meeting.
The committee went into closed session for approximately 100 minutes Monday afternoon,...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 6:22 PM
What can patients do to get the most out of a visit to the doctor?
Be prepared and informed, communicate clearly and be open-minded; those are key criteria, according to physicians.
In anticipation of National Doctors Day, celebrated Friday, the Medical...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Who's the daddy? The numbers of children born to unmarried mothers are steadily rising. That leaves more and more babies without an acknowledged father.
The Virginia Paternity Establishment Program of the Department of Social Services works to...