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  • Smithfield Foods exec named to state council battling hunger

    An executive with Smithfield Foods has been named to a state council that aims to end hunger in Virginia. Keira Lombardo, Smithfield's senior vice-president of corporate affairs, will sit on the public-private partnership on behalf of the Fortune 500...
  • Bon Secours Virginia has bought Rappahannock General Hospital

    Bon Secours has acquired its 8th hospital in Virginia with the purchase of Rappahannock General Hospital. The 450 employees will retain their jobs. The hospital has been clinically affiliated with Bon Secours since 2011. "We are pleased to officially...
  • Catherine B. Doehler

    Catherine B. Doehler
    Catherine Byrne Doehler, who went from a mortgage firm's switchboard operator to become the first woman director and chair of the Baltimore branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, died of heart failure Jan. 12 at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium....
  • Free health screening, education, enrollment help on the Peninsula

    As usual, there are plenty of opportunities to get your health checked out on the Peninsula, whether it's at health fairs, free screenings, or at a show devoted to entertaining and educating women. • Join Bon Secours for a free heart health...
  • Bon Secours 5K for Colon Cancer and 1-mile fun walk

    Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.; screening is recommended at age 50 for adults with average risk. Bon Secours Hampton Roads is inviting participation in its 5th annual Bon Secours 5K for Colon Cancer presented by...
  • Free health screenings in Newport News

    Free health screenings and more will be offered at the Greater Hampton Roads Boys & Girls Club, 629 Hampton Ave., Newport News, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 21. Breakfast starts at 8:30 a.m. Free screenings include:   - eyes, diabetes, breast...
  • Sentara Norfolk General celebrates 25 years of heart transplants

    The 25-year-old heart transplant program at Sentara Norfolk General celebrated its 356th patient transplant this month. At a recent gathering of 30 transplant recipients, Carey McGrath of Courtland marked 24 years since his operation. He returned to...
  • Portsmouth urgent care center treats kids' mental health

    Portsmouth urgent care center treats kids' mental health
    When her 12-year-old son started hearing voices, Kim Bush didn't know where to turn. "It's terrifying for a parent. He was begging me to make the voices stop," she said. A recent transplant from Arizona, the Chesapeake resident called local...
  • Doctors Hospital among 3 Riverside locations hit by Medicare fines

    Doctors Hospital among 3 Riverside locations hit by Medicare fines
    In a second round of fines related to the quality of certain performance measures instituted by the Affordable Care Act, three Riverside hospitals will take a 1 percent hit in Medicare reimbursements for the next fiscal year. The across-the-board...
  • Rappahannock General to join Bon Secours by Dec. 31

    Rappahannock General to join Bon Secours by Dec. 31
    Richmond-based Bon Secours Virginia Health System is on track to finish its acquisition of the nonprofit Rappahannock General Hospital in Kilmarnock by the end of the year, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports. Bon Secours also has three hospitals in...
  • What happened -- and what didn't -- in health care in 2014

    What happened -- and what didn't -- in health care in 2014
    The year had more than its share of headline-grabbing stories in health care. Here are just a few to look back on and reflect. It's also an opportunity to assess what worked and what didn't, and what goals to set in 2015. •The Affordable Care and...