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  • Sentara to debut MyChart app Monday

    Sentara to debut MyChart app Monday
    Need help keeping track of your medications? Want to view medical test results on the go? There's an app for that. Sentara Healthcare on Monday will roll out its free MyChart app for iPhones and iPads for the more than 51,000 users of Sentara's...
  • Website tracks hospital infections

    Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News and Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical in York County outperformed the national average in seven of eight conditions patients can acquire during hospital stays, according to the Centers for...
  • Governor declares state of emergency, all Gloucester schools closed Monday

    Governor declares state of emergency, all Gloucester schools closed Monday
    Three people were killed and more than 60 were injured when a tornado cut a mile-wide path across Gloucester County Saturday, said Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry.The victims have been identified as Periccis Gerasimos Koutsoumbinas,a 60 year-old-male,...
  • Your records follow you: Hampton VA, Bon Secours team up to share health records electronically

    HAMPTON — Vietnam veteran Chuck Gargulis is being treated for a rare bone marrow disease and sees doctors at the Hampton VA Medical Center and Bon Secours Virginia Health System. Because he's seeing doctors from different networks, Gargulis, an...
  • Ex-CNU teammate wants Brian Herrmann's death to produce change

    Davon Barton turned his frustration into action. Troubled by the death of his former Christopher Newport basketball teammate, Brian Herrmann, and three other men after an April 16 car accident, Barton took his feelings online, blogging about both his...
  • Eat your veggies to reduce cancer risk

    Eat your veggies. It might reduce your cancer risk, certified oncology dietitians said Wednesday. Vonia Ickes with Sentara Healthcare, and Lynne Groeger with Riverside's Peninsula Cancer Institute participated in a Web chat on cancer and nutrition...
  • Educational opportunities for adults in Williamsburg

    Peninsula Housing & Builders Association's Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program. Call 595-1600. Teacher Institute at Colonial Williamsburg is designed for elementary, middle, and high school social studies teachers who teach U.S. history and government....
  • Flu is widespread, state reports

    Flu is widespread, state reports
    Flu has reached widespread levels in parts of Virginia, the state health department said Thursday, but local emergency departments aren't reporting a spike. "We've seen just very few cases," said Dr. Geofrey Nochimson, medical director of the emergency...
  • It's not the flu, but common cold mimics some symptoms

    It's not the flu, but common cold mimics some symptoms
    Sniffling, sneezing, runny nose? Most likely it's the common cold and not the flu. Area health services report that the numbers of people presenting with "influenza-like illnesses" are running true to form for the time of the year when the viruses...
  • Giffords' next step is recovering mental abilities

    Giffords' next step is recovering mental abilities
    On Friday, Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was moved to a rehabilitation center in Houston, where she'll embark on her next phase of recovery after she was shot in the head Jan. 8. There, a team will develop an individualized plan of achieveable goals,...
  • Web chat 'Ask the Experts' on Seasonal Affective Disorder and Depression

    Web chat  'Ask the Experts' on Seasonal Affective Disorder and Depression
    Are you SAD? Join us at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 26, for our live Web chat on Seasonal Affective Disorder and depression. When daylight hours are short, a type of depression called Seasonal Affective Disorder can kick in. Here's your chance to ask...
  • New 'wellness visit' and many preventive services now free with Medicare

    New 'wellness visit' and many preventive services now free with Medicare
    Medicare, the government insurance program for those aged 65 and older and others with certain disabilities, started covering an annual "wellness visit" without charge or co-pay for the first time on Jan. 1. While most of its provisions for patient care...