| 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 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...
| 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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Bon Secours Virginia has given notice to Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield that it plans to terminate its physician and facility contracts with the insurer, effective Nov. 7.
If negotiations are unsuccessful, Anthem-insured patients would have to pay out-...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:17 PM
The Affordable Care Act with its mandate that everyone must carry health insurance was expected to bring a dip in expensive emergency room use, the refuge of the uninsured for non-emergency treatment. The promise of reduced health care costs was part of...
| 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...
| May 24, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Once school is out, summer sports camps abound. Here is a listing of some of them with pertinent information.
Apprentice School youth camp. June 16-17, War Memorial Stadium. Cost: $75. Info: Bryan Cave, 870-2994.
Captains camps. Session I:...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:47 AM
The Washington Redskins on Friday released their training camp schedule for the summer in Richmond.
The Redskins open camp July 24. It runs through Aug. 11 at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center at
Typically, gates open at 8 a.m. and...
| May 19, 2014
| 1:51 PM
The Washington Redskins announced Monday they will host joint training camp practices with the New England Patriots in Richmond on Aug. 4-6.
"Thanks to the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center, we have a facility that has the capabilities...