| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:31 AM
The DaVinci robot adopted by local hospitals has seen a plunge in sales as the manufacturer reports fewer hysterectomies and robotic procedures overall, though gerneral surgeries using it have risen. Surgeons at Sentara Norfolk General, Riverside Regional...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Working past 66 may not be everyone's idea of a dream "retirement," but for many baby-boomers, it could represent the future. A 2013 Wells Fargo survey showed that one-third of respondents expect to work until "at least 80"...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Chattering together in Spanish, the students entered the large, bare room before switching to English to greet their teacher, MaLuisa Castro.
"How are you? You want coffee?" responded Castro, a petite Filipina with an expansive personality. Then, the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Former William and Mary All-American Megan Moulton-Levy gained her first Women’s Tennis Association doubles crown Sunday, joining Croatia’s Darija Jurak to beat Hungary’s Timea Babos and Belarus’ Olga Govortsova 7-6...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Bon Secours is inviting moms to join the popular "Moms in Motion" fitness program, which combines training for an event with socializing and support for a charitable cause.
Moms in Motion has snowballed from a running group of 14 new mothers in Santa...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Two national stories grabbed the headlines this week: The release of 2012 Medicare data regarding physician reimbursements, and the revelation that there had been 23 deaths over 15 years at Veteran Affairs medical centers nationwide due to delayed...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Mental health workers had six hours to find a suitable psychiatric bed for Gus Deeds, the mentally ill son of state Sen. Creigh Deeds, being held under an emergency custody order for evaluation. When the ECO time elapsed before Rockbridge County Community...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Preventing and managing chronic diseases has taken center stage with local health systems trying to control costs and improve outcomes for patients.
Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital offers free diabetes management classes on the second and fourth...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 12:02 PM
The Washington Redskins might not suit up for their first regular-season game for another six weeks, but with training camp set to start Thursday, football fever is here. This year is the first time the Redskins will conduct training camp in Richmond,...
| Jul 22, 2013
The lifetime waterman shifted uncomfortably on the narrow hospital bed. "I'd rather work a month for free than be here," said Edward "E.C." Hogge, Jr., who operates his deadrise, "Shannon Kay," out of Gloucester. Hogge was being prepped for a...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:02 PM
The Washington Redskins players took the field in Richmond for the first time to open training camp at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center. And their fans followed suit.
Spectators flooded the stands and sidelines to watch the team in its...