| 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:...
| May 15, 2011
| 7:22 PM
"We recognize that the responsibility for… prevention of child fatalities lies with the community, not with any single agency or entity." —Hampton Roads Regional Child Fatality Review Team, 2010.
They're white and black, boys and girls,...
| 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...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:39 PM
A Navy fighter jet experienced a "catastrophic mechanical malfunction" during takeoff Friday over the military community of Virginia Beach, Va., and rained a stench of jet fuel shortly before crashing into apartment buildings, according to residents and...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 5:00 AM
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- The U.S. Navy will be begin cutting compensation checks as early as Monday to victims of last week's fiery crash of a fighter jet into apartment buildings in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
"We are committed to doing the right thing to...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:24 PM
A Navy fighter jet experienced a "catastrophic mechanical malfunction" during takeoff Friday over the military community of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and rained a stench of jet fuel shortly before crashing into apartment buildings, according to...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 10:07 AM
Sentara urges patients, families to TALK about Advance Care Planning
Sentara Healthcare has launched an updated information program urging patients and their families to TALK -- about advance care planning. It's the TALK that everyone...