| Jan 6, 2015
| 2:02 PM
Active Parenting classes at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News.
"A Parent’s Guide to Raising Happy and Successful Children, ages 5 to 12:
Kids Don’t Come with Instructions!"
Topics include communication...
| Jan 8, 2015
One element of the Affordable Care Act will show up in tax returns for the first time this filing season — and for individual taxpayers, the effect could be good or bad.
The 2015 tax season marks the first time that all taxpayers will have to...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 5:48 AM
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation awarded $175,000 in grants to 16 Hampton Roads nonprofits focused on helping people access affordable care and basic human services programs.
“Access to affordable medical care and food are critical to...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:47 PM
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...
| Dec 22, 2014
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...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 4:40 AM
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...
| Jan 10, 2015
Parenting skills may not come naturally, so the "Active Parenting" classes at Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News aim to teach skills that all can use.
"A Parent's Guide to Raising Happy and Successful Children, ages 5 to 12: Kids Don't Come with...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:26 PM
The radiation therapy center and the Good Health Pharmacy are now operational on the first floor of the four-story, $22.3 million Bon Secours Cancer Institute at DePaul Medical Center. Construction of the multidisciplinary center that includes procedure...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Currently, the licensing requirements for nurses in the state do not include a criminal background check. Gov. Terry McAuliffe's new budget includes about $254,500 and four new positions to implement such checks on those seeking nursing licences in...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 1:45 PM
Free screenings for those at high risk for developing lung cancer are becoming available without a co-pay.
Effective Jan. 1, insurance companies started covering low-dose CT scans with no co-pay — for those who qualify — as part of...
| Nov 24, 2014
For a fifth year, the Newport News YMCA will open its doors on Thanksgiving to offer lunch to anyone seeking company and a holiday meal.
Typically between 70 and 100 people take advantage of the offer, said Deb Staszewski, branch director. They...