| Jan 10, 2012
| 12:48 PM
Tips for Getting in Shape in the New Year
If your New Year’s resolution is to begin exercising and get in shape, Becky Croons, fitness specialist at the Sentara Center for Health and Fitness provides answers to frequently asked questions that can...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 11:55 AM
NEWPORT NEWS — Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital won state approval to add 13 more hospital beds.
The $12.8 million project includes five medical/surgical beds, four intensive-care beds and four obstetric care beds.
Mary Immaculate originally...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 3:31 PM
HAMPTON — The vending machines at Measurement Specialties in Hampton are gone. In their place is something that looks like a cross between a mini convenience store and a grocery store self-checkout.
Shoppers can browse the shelves, coolers and...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 3:19 PM
Surely you've seen the bumper stickers, visited the website or, perhaps, worn the T-shirt.
"Save the ta-tas" is a brilliant campaign for breast cancer awareness.
So it doesn't take a perfect MCAT score to grasp the aim of Zac Allen's website....
| Sep 14, 2011
| 10:24 AM
Riverside Regional Medical Center and Sentara CarePlex Hospital were named among 405 top hospitals in the country in a new report from the Joint Commission, which accredits hospitals.
The report recognized hospitals that consistently followed evidence-...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 12:38 PM
Sentara Joins Text Outreach to Pregnant Women and New Moms Promoting Healthy Choices
New moms and moms-to-be are more mobile than ever. That’s why Sentara joins other national organizations as an outreach partner to help educate women about...
| May 16, 2011
| 11:25 AM
The American Red Cross is offering a free T-shirt to blood donors the month of May, while supplies last.
Here's a list of upcoming blood drives:
Monday, May 16: Trinity United Methodist Church, 1294 Poquoson Ave., Poquoson. 3:...