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  • Health Notes: Sentara Health tells how to start an exercise program

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Sentara Health tells how to start an exercise program
    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...
  • Mary Immaculate to add 13 beds

    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...
  • New vending system offers healthy choices

    New vending system offers healthy choices
    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...
  • Health Notes: Sentara announces Neurosciences Institute

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Sentara announces Neurosciences Institute
    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. This Institute...
  • TCC program trains health IT workforce

    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...
  • Health Notes: Smoke in your eyes? Trouble breathing?

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Smoke in your eyes? Trouble breathing?
    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,...
  • 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...
  • Tips for staying safe during storm cleanup

    Tips for staying safe during storm cleanup
    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...
  • Newport News MMA fighter battles testicular cancer head-on

    Newport News MMA fighter battles testicular cancer head-on
    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....
  • Riverside, CarePlex named among top hospitals

    Riverside, CarePlex named among top hospitals
    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-...
  • Text4baby -- help for pregnant women and new moms

    Text4baby -- help for pregnant women and new moms
      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...
  • Give blood, get a free T-shirt

    Give blood, get a free T-shirt
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || 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:...