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  • Health Notes: $1 million for chronic care

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> $1 million for chronic care
    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...
  • Bon Secours adds PET/CT for earlier tumor detection

    Bon Secours adds PET/CT for earlier tumor detection
    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...
  • Chefs turn out for Yorktown Market Days

    Chefs turn out for Yorktown Market Days
    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...
  • Sentara Norfolk General earns national ranking

    Sentara Norfolk General earns national ranking
    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...
  • Sentara gets new Nightingale medical helicopter

    Sentara gets new Nightingale medical helicopter
    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...
  • Sentara to debut MyChart app Monday

    Sentara to debut MyChart app Monday
    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...
  • W&M, Eastern Virginia Medical School exploring merger

    W&M, Eastern Virginia Medical School exploring merger
    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...
  • Plan for the future: Advance care document lets patients dictate care

    Plan for the future: Advance care document lets patients dictate care
    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...
  • Look for Thomas Gounley in the Boston Marathon — he'll be the one juggling

    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...
  • Old Dominion officials briefed, ponder conference jump

    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,...
  • Tips on getting the most out of a visit to the doctor

    Tips on getting the most out of a visit to the doctor
    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...
  • Health Notes: Who's the daddy? Virginia pushes to establish paternity at birth

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Who's the daddy? Virginia pushes to establish paternity at birth
    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...