| Apr 7, 2012
| 8:13 PM
Why not walk, run or bike to help others? For the next couple of months there are multiple opportunities for those concerned with helping out research and awareness of different diseases to make their contribution. Better still, these fundraising...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
For better or worse, health affects every aspect of daily life.
In 2011, we wrote about its many different angles — about individuals battling disease; about extraordinary fitness, wellness and weight-loss efforts; about the effects of illness on...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Almost immediately after birth, Layla, 7 pounds 4 ounces, lay draped on her father's bare chest in the delivery room at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News. "It was a little bit different. I thought it was pretty nice," says William...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Bon Secours Care-A-Van, is a mobile medical unit that travels throughout Hampton Roads providing health care to adults and children who are uninsured. All services are free, but donations are welcome.
The Care-A-Van provides general medical care,...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Mary Immaculate Family Focus is offering a Nurturing parenting class, starting Thursday, Jan. 12!
The Nurturing Program is a nationally recognized parent education program that teaches highly effective parenting techniques. Nurturing is the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Riverside, Sentara and Bon Secours health systems have all contacted patients who MAY have received drugs purchased from the New England Compounding Center (NECC) in the past few months. The pharmacy is under investigation for a meningitis outbreak linked...
| May 18, 2012
More than 3,100 uninsured low-income patients took advantage of the diverse health services offered by the Lackey Free Clinic in Yorktown last year.
Started 17 years ago by Jim and Cooka Shaw, the clinic has grown from a one-night-a-week operation in...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 11:16 AM
DePaul Medical Center in Norfolk, the last Bon Secours Virginia hospital to go live with the ConnectCare electronic health record system, was scheduled to make the transfer on Oct. 28, 2012, but Storm Sandy had other plans. The transfer is now scheduled...
| Jun 6, 2012
For more than 40 years Riverside School of Health Careers has been offering 18-month certificate programs for radiologic and surgical technologists. In the fall, students enrolling in the programs will be candidates for an associate's degree in applied...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 12:29 PM
The Lackey Free Clinic in Yorktown reports that it has hired Dr. Ralph Robertson as medical director. The clinic provides skilled and compassionate health care and counseling to the medically disadvantaged on the Peninsula.
Since 2008, Dr. Robertson has...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Bon Secours has announced the completed renovation and expansion of its Martha W. Davis Cancer Treatment Center at Maryview Medical Center, 3640 High St., Portsmouth. The $8 million project started in August last year and was completed in May.