| Oct 1, 2011
| 10:00 PM
No more shopping at Lane Bryant for Tanya Killmon.
Five months after undergoing weight-loss surgery, Killmon had lost 87 pounds. No longer did she need to shop at stores for plus-size women.
"Shopping, that's amazing now," the 29-year-old Newport News...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 2:00 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — By the time Daylena St. John decided it was time to go to the hospital to deliver her baby, it was too late.
Efrem Lee Studwell Jr. came into the world around 6 a.m. Tuesday — delivered by his father in a Burger King parking...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 3:25 PM
A new comprehensive cancer center may soon be coming to Northern Suffolk.
The state Department of Health has recommended approval of Bon Secours Virginia Health System's plans to relocate radiation therapy services from Bon Secours Maryview Medical...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 12:47 PM
ISLE OF WIGHT — Bon Secours Hampton Roads is proposing to build a comprehensive cancer center in northern Suffolk.
But that involves moving radiation treatment services from Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center in Portsmouth, which requires state...
| Nov 10, 2011
Howard County honored volunteers on Oct. 26 in a ceremony that recognized the generosity and achievements of 16 individuals, six non-profit organizations and one local business. The annual event also included the announcement of Howard County's...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Businesses and health care purchasers no longer have to guess which Virginia hospitals and nursing facilities rank best in financial and operational performance. The nonprofit Virginia Health Information (VHI) takes the guesswork out of finding this...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 10:54 AM
Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital's Family Focus will offer Active Parenting Now, a class on parenting children ages 5 to 12.
The free six-week, research-based video and discussion workshop is organized around the parenting skills necessary for...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 8:56 AM
Today is World Hepatitis Day, and physicians are applauding two new drugs they hope will make great strides in the treatment and eradication of hepatitis C, Bon Secours Hampton Roads said in a news release.
Hepatitis C (HCV) is the most common chronic...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 11:55 AM
NEWPORT NEWS — Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital won state approval to add 13 more hospital beds.
The $12.8 million project includes five medical/surgical beds, four intensive-care beds and four obstetric care beds.
Mary Immaculate originally...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 5:44 PM
Maryland hospitals have become more aggressive in recent years about vaccinating workers for the flu, but public health officials are pushing for even stricter programs to halt the spread of a virus that kills thousands each year.
As manufacturers have...