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Eastern Virginia Medical School

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Asperger's classification to change in May

    Asperger's classification to change in May
    After a 14-year revision process, the American Psychiatric Association announced the final changes in its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, known as DSM-5, on Dec. 1. The manual is sometimes referred to as "the Bible" for mental...
  • East Beach Homearama: Enjoy lots of events while you see 10 furnished, landscaped luxury cottages

    East Beach Homearama: Enjoy lots of events while you see 10 furnished, landscaped luxury cottages
    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 alongĀ  Shore Drive in the Ocean View area of Norfolk. Homearama is open from noon to 9 p.m....
  • East Beach Homearama

    East Beach Homearama
    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...
  • HealthWatch spotlights the reach of autism

    HealthWatch spotlights the reach of autism
    One in 110 children is now diagnosed as having an autism spectrum disorder. The numbers have grown to the point where "everyone knows someone affected" by the neurodevelopmental disorder, characterized by communication problems and repetitive behaviors,...
  • Virginia communities take on childhood obesity

    Virginia communities take on childhood obesity
    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...
  • The Healthy Skeptic: Seeing through skin supplements' claims

    The Healthy Skeptic: Seeing through skin supplements' claims
    You wouldn't last very long without oxygen. But just as rust slowly eats away at a nail, oxygen can age your body. As your cells use this vital element, they produce free radicals — unstable molecules that can damage your tissues and add wear and...
  • Moderate exercise, quicker conception linked

    Moderate exercise, quicker conception linked
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among women trying to get pregnant, moderate exercise is tied to more success, according to a new study. However, with exception of overweight and obese women, women who exercise vigorously take a longer time to conceive....
  • Hampton Roads has some of the highest STD rates in nation

    Hampton Roads has some of the highest STD rates in nation
    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...
  • EVMS researchers investigate what causes sepsis

    NORFOLK — Sepsis is life-threatening, and Eastern Virginia Medical School researchers are taking a new angle at investigating its roots. Claretta J. Sullivan, a research scientist in the Department of Surgery, is peering at little-known membrane...
  • 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...