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  • Cleaning robot joins Mary Immaculate staff in Newport News

    Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News has purchased a Tru-D Smart UV-C robot to protect patients from hospital-acquired infections. Germicidal UV has a specific wavelength and destroys bacteria, mold, viruses and other biological...
  • Sunshine Week: Reporter persists, despite Virginia's tight restrictions on health care records

     Sunshine Week: Reporter persists, despite Virginia's tight restrictions on health care records
    One day last year, a reader whose mother died from complications from a series of strokes called with a question for Daily Press health care reporter Prue Salasky. An Isle of Wight ambulance transported 82-year-old Betty Edwards to the closest...
  • Germ-zapping robot joins Bon Secours Mary Immaculate in Newport News

    Germ-zapping robot joins Bon Secours Mary Immaculate in Newport News
    Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News has purchased a Tru-D Smart UV-C robot to protect patients from hospital-acquired infections. Germicidal UV has a specific wavelength and destroys bacteria, mold, viruses and other biological...
  • Medicaid waiver wait lists growing for Virginians

    The state's Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services estimates that there are 150,000 individuals in Virginia living with a developmental disability. Of those, 10,192 with intellectual disabilities (ID) receive a Medicaid waiver for...
  • Bioethics discussion will highlight Jewish and Catholic perspectives on emerging medical practices

    Bioethics discussion will highlight Jewish and Catholic perspectives on emerging medical practices
    "Religion, Ethics, and the Emerging Debates in Healthcare: Controversies and Perspectives" will feature two bioethicists -- Gerard Magill, professor at the Center for Healthcare Ethics at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh and Jonathan Crane, scholar of...
  • Sudden cardiac arrest is nation's leading killer; Newport News widow advocates for AEDS in all work places

    Sudden cardiac arrest is nation's leading killer; Newport News widow advocates for AEDS in all work places
    She will never know if her husband would have survived if he'd received appropriate help within the critical four-minute window. Larry Wiese, 51, an engineer at Newport News Shipbuilding, collapsed at his desk on April 28, 2014. Colleagues heard him...
  • Norfolk police investigating Wednesday shooting

    Norfolk police are investigating the circumstances around a Wednesday night shooting that left a 22-year-old man injured. The man, who had been shot several times, was taken to Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center just before 11 p.m., according to a news...
  • Record-breaking cold in Hampton Roads; rain/sleet in Saturday's forecast

    Record-breaking cold in Hampton Roads; rain/sleet in Saturday's forecast
    Hampton Roads woke up to record-breaking cold Friday, and another record is possible Saturday morning, a National Weather Service meteorologist said. A low temperature of 9 degrees was recorded Friday in Norfolk, the closest city for which the weather...
  • Dangerous wind chills on Peninsula; advisory in effect through Friday morning

    Dangerous wind chills on Peninsula; advisory in effect through Friday morning
    If you're spending any time outside Thursday or Friday morning, bundle up and make sure to keep your fingers and ears covered. The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory that will remain in effect for the area through noon Friday. ...
  • Snow day on the Peninsula showcases neighborly deeds

    Snow day on the Peninsula showcases neighborly deeds
    Sometimes a big storm uncovers unexpected networks of neighborliness, as along the 200 block of LaSalle Avenue in Hampton on Tuesday. Jeff Liscomb lives around the corner. He makes a living hanging gutters but knew that wasn't going to happen after...
  • Health coverage enrollment drive continues up to deadline in Hampton Roads

    Health coverage enrollment drive continues up to deadline in Hampton Roads
    The drive to enroll the uninsured in Virginia in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act's marketplace, healthcare.gov, has hit high gear in the days before the Feb. 15 deadline for 2015 coverage. In addition to the in-person help offered by...