| Mar 20, 2015
| 1:55 PM
Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News has purchased a Tru-D Smart UV-C robot to protect patients from hospital-acquired infections. Germicidal UV has a specific wavelength and destroys bacteria, mold, viruses and other biological...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 1:46 PM
A 4-year-old girl was airlifted to a local hospital after she was struck by a car in a Suffolk driveway Tuesday afternoon, police said.
The incident happened just before 5:15 p.m. in the 900 block of Kilby Avenue, according to a news release from...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 7:51 AM
Chartway Federal Credit Union's "We Promise Foundation" has given $250,000 to the Virginia Beach-based charity that works to fulfill dreams for children with life-threatening illnesses. To date, Toby's Dream has helped 170 children in Hampton Roads and on...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 1:42 PM
With a key witness now living out of town, a jury trial was postponed Wednesday in the case of a 25-year-old man charged with killing a 4-year-old girl in 2013.
Carl Michael Cottee Jr., 25, is charged with first-degree murder and felony child abuse in...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 6:24 PM
The opening of the Acute Care Center at Newport News Behavioral Health Center will help ease the state's critical shortage of short-term mental health beds for adolescents, officials said Monday at the facility's ribbon-cutting.
"Where I work at...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 4:53 PM
Pediatricians at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk cautioned against potential misunderstandings regarding the peanut allergy study published Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The study found that exposing non-...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 1:11 PM
Pediatricians at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Norfolk, a specialty regional hospital, cautioned against potential misunderstandings regarding the peanut allergy study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on...
| Feb 1, 2015
There's a new discount prescription drug card in town. Paramount Rx, a North Carolina-based prescription benefits management company, has launched Hampton Roads Rx with Farm Fresh Food and Pharmacy as its preferred provider.
The free cards, which can be...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:06 PM
A Norfolk-based children's hospital is scouting locations across Newport News to establish an urgent care center for children and infants.
Officials with Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters (CHKD) confirmed Wednesday that the regional medical...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:28 PM
The year had more than its share of headline-grabbing stories in health care. Here are just a few to look back on and reflect. It's also an opportunity to assess what worked and what didn't, and what goals to set in 2015.
•The Affordable Care and...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 3:58 PM
York County School Board member Barbara S. Haywood was honored by colleagues and friends Monday for 25 years of consecutive service on the School Board.
"You are the wind beneath the wings of the York County School Board," said Carl James, chief...