| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:04 AM
The following businesses received awards from CINCH (a regional child health coalition sponsored by EVMS) for their support for breastfeeding employees:
- Bons Secours DePaul Medical Center
- Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital
- Bon Secours Maryview...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Gloucester Point resident Dr. Barry Gross has been appointed by Gov. Bob McDonnell to the Eastern Virginia Medical School Board of Visitors.
The appointment of Gross, executive vice president and chief medical officer of Riverside Health System, was...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:22 AM
These events happen during the Oct. 13-28 East Beach Homearama, sponsored by the Tidewater Builders Association. The showcase of 10 new custom homes is located along Shore Drive in the Ocean View area of Norfolk. Homearama is open from noon to 9 p.m....
| Apr 23, 2012
| 8:35 AM
The Virginia Department of Health issued the following press release on Monday: Dr. John Harrington, a pediatrician and director of Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) General Academic Pediatrics, has been named a Centers for...
| Apr 28, 2012
Obviously, falling asleep on the job is very bad, but napping at work should be encouraged, according to Mark R. Rosekind, an internationally recognized fatigue expert and one of five board members of the National Transportation Safety Board.
| Oct 21, 2012
East Beach is all about a laid-back, Jimmy Buffet-type lifestyle along the Chesapeake Bay.
Which is why Homearama keeps coming back there. People come by the thousands to see the coastal cottages that make up the Norfolk neighborhood, which was...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:49 AM
No matter what type of education you're looking for, it's available here in Hampton Roads.
Bryant & Stratton College. Hampton. The facility at Peninsula Town Center opened in 2010 with 80 students, with plans to expand as laboratories are opened and a...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:50 AM
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...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 12:29 PM
The Lackey Free Clinic in Yorktown reports that it has hired Dr. Ralph Robertson as medical director. The clinic provides skilled and compassionate health care and counseling to the medically disadvantaged on the Peninsula.
Since 2008, Dr. Robertson has...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 6:29 AM
Ninety-four percent of Virginians support the need for 30 minutes of daily physical education in elementary and middle schools, according to a survey of more than 15,000 adults and young people by Y Street, a teen volunteer group. The Virginia...
| 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...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 6:10 PM
Hampton Roads has some of the highest sexually transmitted disease rates in the nation.
It had the second-highest rate of chlamydia cases among U.S. metropolitan areas and third-highest rate of gonorrhea cases, according to a 2010 report by the Centers...