| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:37 PM
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...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 2:18 PM
Health is on the agenda at the seventh annual My Time Women's Show in Hampton on Saturday, Jan. 24. Along with information, education, entertainment and giveaways, speakers will take the stage on a variety of topics, from cooking to safety, at the Daily...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 1:40 PM
Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System, Maimonides Society of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, Old Dominion University Institute for Jewish Studies and Interfaith Understanding, and Eastern Virginia Medical Center’s Office of Continuing...
| 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 23, 2014
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.
| 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...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:41 PM
The infant mortality rate in Virginia dropped by almost 20 percent in the five years leading up to 2012, according to a report released this week by the Virginia Department of Health.
The agency largely credited the improved outcomes to the reduced...
| 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...