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  • Health Notes: Care-A-Van coming to a Hampton Roads neighborhood near you

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Care-A-Van coming to a Hampton Roads neighborhood near you
    The 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. It provides general medical care -- treatment...
  • Parenting: Mary Immaculate offers positive discipline class

    Parenting: Mary Immaculate offers positive discipline class
    Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital will offer 1-2-3 Magic, a video-based positive discipline technique program. This four-week program teaches parents how to correct negative behavior in children 2 to 12 years old, while encouraging positive behavior....
  • TIPS: Eat your way to a healthier heart

    TIPS: Eat your way to a healthier heart
    Dr. Edward Skillen, D.O., a clinical cardiologist affiliated with Bon Secours Hampton Roads, suggests these three steps to improve your heart health: 1. Follow a plant-based diet as much as possible – with no animal protein. -For breakfast, skip...
  • Health Notes: Donate diapers now

    Health Notes: Donate diapers now
      Representatives of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield affiliate HealthKeepers, Inc. and Riverside Regional Medical Center rolled up their sleeves and put their diaper-changing skills to the test as they kicked off the Diaper Change diaper drive on June...
  • Choosing early delivery for babies can be harmful to health

    Choosing early delivery for babies can be harmful to health
    Thanks to overwhelming medical evidence of the important development that takes place in a baby's brain and lungs during the last few weeks of gestation, most area hospitals have changed their policies on early elective deliveries. The change was...
  • Primary doctors transform offices into patient-centered 'medical homes'

    Primary doctors transform offices into patient-centered 'medical homes'
    A few Hampton Roads doctors' offices are transforming themselves into patient-centered medical homes. And that means more than just replacing outdated waiting-room magazines. The concept of establishing "medical homes" emerged in the health-care...
  • Bon Secours adds PET/CT for earlier tumor detection

    Bon Secours adds PET/CT for earlier tumor detection
    Bon Secours Hampton Roads is the latest to add PET/CT scanning to their arsenal in the fight for cancer survival. The combined imaging system results in faster and more accurate assessments for individuals undergoing cancer treatment.  PET/CT scanners...
  • Do you have a sleep disorder? Take this test to find out

    Do you have a sleep disorder? Take this test to find out
    Have you been told (or have you noticed) that you stop breathing or gasp during sleep? Do you snore three or more nights a week? Then you might be at risk for sleep apnea, according to Bon Secours Hampton Roads free sleep apnea risk assessment. According...
  • Parenting: Teaching kids how to make healthy choices

    Parenting: Teaching kids how to make healthy choices
    Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital's Family Focus is offering “Al’s Pals: Kids Making Healthy Choices.” The program teaches 3- to 4-year-old children how to get along with others, solve problems, use self control, manage anger and...
  • Let's Get Real aims to reduce heart disease in African-American women in Hampton Roads

    Let's Get Real aims to reduce heart disease in African-American women in Hampton Roads
    Heart disease is the #1 killer of African Americans in Hampton Roads. The heart disease rate for African-American women in Hampton Roads is the highest in an 8-state contiguous region. Let's Get Real program is designed to address specific needs of the...
  • Thomson Reuters list of top 100 hospitals

    Thomson Reuters has released its top 100 U.S. hospitals based on overall performance. The hospitals were ranked on 10 key areas: mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction,...