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  • 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:...
  • THE SCARS OF ABUSE: Hampton Roads community needs to step up to prevent child fatalities

    THE SCARS OF ABUSE: Hampton Roads community needs to step up to prevent child fatalities
    "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,...
  • 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...
  • Navy fighter jet crashes into apartments; no fatalities reported

    Navy fighter jet crashes into apartments; no fatalities reported
    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...
  • Navy Begins Compensation After Virginia Beach Jet Crash

    Navy Begins Compensation After Virginia Beach Jet Crash
    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...
  • Navy jet has 'catastrophic mechanical malfunction,' hits apartments in Virginia

    Navy jet has 'catastrophic mechanical malfunction,' hits apartments in Virginia
    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...
  • Health Notes: It's a difficult TALK to have; Sentara helps families plan for advance medical care

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> It's a difficult TALK to have; Sentara helps families plan for advance medical care
        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...