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  • Health Notes: Sentara announces Neurosciences Institute

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Sentara announces Neurosciences Institute
    Sentara has unveiled the Sentara Neurosciences Institute. A team of dedicated specialists including neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and neuropsychologists collaborate to care for patients in over 11 subspecialties. This Institute...
  • Portsmouth vascular surgeon turns to yoga therapy and Ayurvedic medicine

    Portsmouth vascular surgeon turns to yoga therapy and Ayurvedic medicine
    It was his 52nd birthday in the fall of 2001 and Portsmouth vascular surgeon Dilip Sarkar didn't feel well. He felt inexplicably tired and slightly nauseous. He called a cardiologist friend who told him to meet him at the emergency room. The next day he...
  • Prostate screenings alert Hampton men to disease

    Prostate screenings alert Hampton men to disease
    In February, the Hampton Roads Prostate Health Forum held an early detection workshop and screening in Hampton. The group partnered with Queen Street Baptist Church, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Urology of Virginia, Virginia Oncology Associates and...
  • Health Notes: 2nd annual Skin of Color Research Institute Symposium at Hampton University

     <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> 2nd annual Skin of Color Research Institute Symposium at Hampton University
    The Hampton University Skin of Color Research Institute is hosting its second annual symposium: "From Bench to Bedside: Future Directions" scheduled for the weekend of October 7-9, 2011. The symposium will qualify for CME credits through Eastern...
  • Health Notes: EVMS grows thanks to state support

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> EVMS grows thanks to state support
    Eastern Virginia Medical School celebrated the opening of its state-of-the-art Education and Research Building by inviting friends and supporters to a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 22. “This is the foundation of continued, excellent health care for...
  • 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...
  • W&M, Eastern Virginia Medical School exploring merger

    W&M, Eastern Virginia Medical School exploring merger
    WILLIAMSBURG — Pre-med students at the College of William & Mary might be able to stay with their alma mater for medical school. The college will consider merging with Eastern Virginia Medical School to create the W&M School of Medicine, the...
  • EVMS receives grant to help veterans become physicians' assistants

    EVMS receives grant to help veterans become physicians' assistants
    Eastern Virginia Medical School is one of 12 educational institutions to receive grant money from Health and Human Services to train primary care physician assistants and help veterans transition to civilian careers. The 5-year grants aim to increase the...
  • Breastfeeding boost - businesses receive awards for lactation policies

    Breastfeeding boost - businesses receive awards for lactation policies
    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...
  • Gloucester Point resident appointed to board by governor

    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...
  • CHKD pain study endorses Dr. Karp's techniques

    CHKD pain study endorses Dr. Karp's techniques
    "Hush, little baby, don't you cry." Calming techniques for colicky babies, as popularized by Dr. Harvey Karp, pediatrician to the stars, have now been shown to reduce pain measurably in infants receiving routine vaccinations at 2 months and 4 months. In...
  • CHKD pediatrician receives national honor for work with vaccinations

    CHKD pediatrician receives national honor for work with vaccinations
    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...