| May 20, 2012
As Dan Via lay face down in the surf in Corolla, unable to move his arms and legs, the thought flashed through his mind: "I'll probably never ride my bike again."
It was Labor Day weekend and the Williamsburg pediatrician, then 51, was relaxing at the...
| May 21, 2012
Lisa Callis Williams, 35, is no stranger to heart disease and its ravages. She's had young cousins die without warning from sudden cardiac arrest, her father has received a heart transplant, and seven years ago — after almost two decades of watchful...
| May 24, 2012
| 10:49 AM
Catherine Fox, RN, an emergency department nurse and educational consultant at Sentara Leigh Hospital has received the National Emergency Medical Services for Children Recognition Award for her work in pediatric health.
The annual award is given to 10...
| May 24, 2012
| 11:32 AM
The Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance service has operated for 30 years. Last year, the service's 4th helicopter was introduced with improved capabilities.
In its first year, it flew 556 missions; three times the Eurocopter EC-145 flew two patients at...
| Jun 6, 2012
For more than 40 years Riverside School of Health Careers has been offering 18-month certificate programs for radiologic and surgical technologists. In the fall, students enrolling in the programs will be candidates for an associate's degree in applied...
| Sep 3, 2012
For cancer patients undergoing treatment, a key component to successful healing is to maintain a healthy weight.
Some patients see their illness as an opportunity to shed unwanted pounds, says Vonia R. Ickes, a registered dietitian with Sentara Cancer...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 12:52 PM
Anna Lee “Jake” Sigler, 83 years of age, of 711 Oakland Ave., Hampton, Va., died June 30, 2012, at Sentara CarePlex Hospital, Hampton. She had been in failing health for several months.
Born Jan. 18, 1929, in Greencastle, Pa., she was the...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 8:00 PM
You might spot Tamaicka Wilbourn sprinting up a hill on Denbigh Boulevard at 5:30 a.m. Yes, that's O dark 30.
That's what this personal trainer and sprint coach does to stay fit.
"I enjoy a healthy body," said Wilbourn. "I want to keep around for my...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 7:19 AM
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....
| Feb 25, 2011
| 5:13 AM
Jan. 27 -- Kelly Parsley Jackson (39, Newport News) shot to death in her home on Harrington Road in front of her 9-year-old daughter. Police arrested her husband, Rodney Bolivia Jackson (44, Newport News) and charged him with murder....
| Feb 17, 2011
| 8:38 AM
Flu activity picked up in recent weeks and appear to have peaked last week, said Dr. David Trump, director of the Peninsula Health Department.
Trump and Dr. Jim Byrne, who practices family medicine at Sentara Family & Internal Medicine Physicians in...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 4:02 AM
A few Hampton Roads doctors' offices are transforming themselves into patient-centered medical homes.
And that means more than just replacing outdated waiting-room magazines.
The concept of establishing "medical homes" emerged in the health-care...