| Apr 11, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Medical planning form prompts self-reflection
By Prue Salasky
Anyone who has seen the film “Amour,” a harrowing depiction of end-of-life issues, shouldn’t need to be told that they need an advance medical directive. Still, it...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:31 AM
The DaVinci robot adopted by local hospitals has seen a plunge in sales as the manufacturer reports fewer hysterectomies and robotic procedures overall, though gerneral surgeries using it have risen. Surgeons at Sentara Norfolk General, Riverside Regional...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 1:57 PM
When the Virginia Board of Medicine summarily suspended the license of primary care physician and self-proclaimed pain management specialist Roger M. Phillips in February, it left 400 patients without care, without their medical records and without access...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Taylor Harrison of World Class Gymnastics turned in another sterling Level 10 performance at the Magical Classic Invitational in Orlando on Saturday but still missed qualifying for the Nastia Liukin Cup in Greensboro, N.C., on Feb. 28.
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Mental health workers had six hours to find a suitable psychiatric bed for Gus Deeds, the mentally ill son of state Sen. Creigh Deeds, being held under an emergency custody order for evaluation. When the ECO time elapsed before Rockbridge County Community...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:55 PM
The sun inched towards the horizon setting the sky ablaze in ribbons of pink and orange above the waters of Hampton Roads before slowly slipping out of sight. As she soaked up the view from the fifth floor suite at The Chamberlin on Fort Monroe, Eva...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:45 AM
He could hear the crunch of bone on bone. Every step reminded him of a multitude of youthful injuries from playing football and basketball. A year ago, his left ankle swelled from post-traumatic arthritis. "I had a lot of sprains. It rolled real easily....
| Aug 9, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Children and accidents go together, but there are preventive measures that families can take.
Carl Wentzel, M.D., board-certified emergency medicine physician and medical director for Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center and Bon Secours Health Center...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:39 AM
Ryan Carroll, 31, of Portsmouth and Sika Henry, 30, of Virginia Beach were the overall champions in the Sentara New Year’s Day 5K, a benefit race in Hampton for the American Cancer Society.
Carroll finished 5 kilometers in 16 minutes,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:37 PM
A U.S. Navy helicopter on a training mission crashed into the sea off Virginia on Wednesday, killing two sailors and triggering a search for a missing crew member, the Navy announced.
Three crew members were rescued after the MH-53-E Sea Dragon...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Coast Guard and U.S. Navy officials announced Thursday that they had suspended their search for a sailor who was missing after a Navy helicopter crashed into the sea off Virginia, killing two and injuring two others.
The five crew members on the MH-...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:22 AM
A firm getting its start in the Triangle Business Incubator aims to grow with the new model for health-care being required by the Affordable Care Act.
A problem posed by Maris “Buster” McCrabb’s nephew who works in patient...