| May 19, 2015
| 12:39 PM
Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News and Maryview Medical Center in Portsmouth received "Partner for Change" awards from Practice Greenhealth.
The award recognizes facilities that have achieved improvements in their mercury elimination,...
| May 20, 2015
| 6:29 AM
Bon Secours Senior Health started hosting its Successful Aging Forum long before aging was a hot topic.
Its featured speakers have included TV's Dr. Oz, Naomi Judd, Pat Boone, Richard Simmons, Dick Lamb, Vicki Lawrence, Tony Orlando.
This year, the...
| May 1, 2015
| 6:05 PM
The American Red Cross is encouraging young people, ages 16 to 24, to host a blood drive this summer, between June 1 and Aug. 31. Students who participate in the Leaders Save Lives program will be eligible for a drawing for a $2,500 scholarship; there...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 5:30 PM
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States and also contributes to a whole swath of diseases.
Sentara is inviting anyone who wants to quit tobacco to join its classes for free. Registration is required before the first...
| May 1, 2015
| 1:55 PM
Bon Secours Hampton Roads is offering a special Heart Care package that includes screenings and a heart health consultation for $59 ($40 off) for any screening in May and June.
The tests include a CT scan calcium testing, an X-ray that allows physicians...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 6:14 PM
The Prostate Health Education Network is sponsoring a third annual educational symposium on prostate cancer. The event is part of a national effort to educate African-American men about the disease and the importance of its early detection.
| Apr 3, 2015
| 2:32 PM
Dizziness, vertigo and general balance problems can be potentially dangerous afflictions associated with aging.
Staff members at Tidewater Physical Therapy Magruder Clinic in Hampton are taking a proactive approach to a problem that affects 80 percent...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 12:55 PM
Where you live affects your health. Each year, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, publish a ranking of all the localities in the U.S. regarding "health factors" and "health outcomes."...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 11:44 AM
Bon Secours Neuroscience Institute has announced a new partnership with InTouch Health that will link its patients to board-certified neurologists via a high-definition video robot. The partnership will allow for 24/7 access to specialized neurological...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 11:24 AM
Are you a rising 6th, 7th or 8th grader interested in a career in health care?
The Bon Secours Virginia Health System’s Nursing Explorers Camps are designed to encourage a passion for health care in students.
Special guests, experiments and...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Bon Secours Ghent Station Medical Associates, offering primary care and physical therapy services, opened at 930 W. 21st Street, Suite 100, in Norfolk's Ghent neighborhood.
The 19,000-square-foot facility hosts four internal medicine specialists and two...