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  • Steven M. Smith, respiratory therapist

    Steven M. Smith, a respiratory therapist and outdoorsman, died Saturday from cancer at the Golden Living Center in Westminster. He was 56. The son of a United Methodist minister and a social worker, Steven Montgomery Smith was born in Laurel. He was...
  • Hampton Roads: Free testing, early diagnosis keeping HIV in check

    Hampton Roads: Free testing, early diagnosis keeping HIV in check
    The most effective way to reduce the transmission of HIV is its early diagnosis and treatment. In Hampton Roads, where the incidence is the highest in the state — ahead of both Richmond and Northern Virginia — about four out of five are...
  • EVMS lands 2 grants of $100,000 -- for diabetes and breast cancer research

    EVMS lands 2 grants of $100,000 -- for diabetes and breast cancer research
    Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology has awarded 2 grants to EVMS researchers. Jerry Nadler, MD, received one of the grants for his research into Type 1 diabetes; he is focusing on the enzyme 12-Lipoxygenase, which has been associated with...
  • Food and wine events in Hampton Roads beckon festival-goers in the summer | DP List

    Food and wine events in Hampton Roads beckon festival-goers in the summer | <span style=color:#ff0000><b> DP List </b></span>
    The sun shines brightly, and temperatures climb toward triple digits, during the summer months. But that doesn't stop food and wine lovers from taking in many of the great outdoor festivals that take place in Hampton Roads. Last week we gave you family...
  • Full list of McAuliffe's University board appointments

    We focused on board of visitors appointments at Christopher Newport University here, but here's full list of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's appointments. Just a cut and paste from the governor's announcement yesterday. There are a number of notables....
  • Living Here: Colleges and universities

    Living Here: Colleges and universities
    No matter what type of education you're looking for, it's available here in Hampton Roads. Bryant & Stratton College. Hampton. Private. The facility at Peninsula Town Center opened in 2010. It offers 15 full- and part-time associate and bachelor's...
  • Living Here: Research facilities

    Living Here: Research facilities
    Hampton Roads — and the Peninsula in particular — boasts an array of world-class research facilities. Here are some notables: NASA Langley Research Center The center in Hampton was founded in 1917 as the nation's first civilian aeronautics...
  • Local events honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Local events honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr.
    Hampton Roads remembers slain civil rights hero Martin Luther King Jr. with a variety of musical salutes, parades and gatherings. Here are news releases containing details of some events taking place Jan. 17-20, 2014. ************** Stand Your...
  • Free prostate screenings, workshop

    Free prostate screenings, workshop
    Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among men in the United States, and the second leading cause of cancer deaths. In Virginia, the Hampton health district leads the state with the highest reported incidence of prostate cancer. The...
  • EVMS receives $240,000 grant to improve minority health

    EVMS receives $240,000 grant to improve minority health
    The Healthy Norfolk Coalition has received a $240,000 REACH grant (Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health) from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Amy Paulson, executive director of the Consortium for Infant and Child Health,...
  • Triangle incubator startup develops patient info tracker

    Triangle incubator startup develops patient info tracker
    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...
  • Va. women's groups react to Cuccinelli action on abortion clinic regulations

    Va. women's groups react to Cuccinelli action on abortion clinic regulations
    As of now, the consequences of Attorney General Kenneth "Ken" Cuccinelli's refusal Monday to certify the new abortion facility regulations approved by Virginia's bipartisan Board of Health on June 15 are unclear. However, his action has galvanized women's...