| Aug 10, 2014
| 4:43 AM
A 13-year-old who was injured in an Eastern Shore tornado that killed both of his parents last month has died, according to a website raising money in memory of the couple.
Lord Balatbat and Lolibeth Ortega, of New Jersey, were killed July 24 after a...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Information courtesy Angela Hogan, MD
Allergy/Immunology, CHKD, CSG, EVMS
Presented to Gloucester County School Board in April 2014
The most common food allergens:
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:33 AM
GLOUCESTER — Eleven-year-old Jonathan Shao is among the 6 million American children and 155 students at Gloucester County Public Schools who live with a food allergy.
"We found out the hard and scary way that Jonathan had food allergies when he...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:57 AM
A police investigation is underway after a 6-week-old baby died in Norfolk Tuesday morning.
Officers were called shortly before 8:30 a.m. after a woman took her baby boy to a fire station because he was unresponsive, according to a Norfolk Police...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:08 AM
Shoppers at the Mathews Food Lion store on Main Street raised nearly $6,000 for the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. That ranks the store number one in the Williamsburg region and fifth nationally.
“We are pretty proud of that,”...
| 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-...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Will the dog run into the road? Is that pedestrian on the sidewalk about to step into the street?
In a virtual world, a sophisticated driving simulator at the University of Virginia, autistic teens reacted appropriately to nonhuman cues and hazards, but...
| May 23, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Each year, the region's three major local health systems continue to add procedures and expand facilities to upgrade their services. All have implemented electronic health records.
Riverside Health System, headquartered on the Peninsula, added a 250,...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk received approval last year to start a breast milk bank for babies in its neonatal intensive care unit, NICU. It started taking applications from milk donors in May and it plans to start processing...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:42 PM
More than half the children who died as a result of child abuse and neglect in Virginia in the year ending June 30, 2013, didn't live to see their first birthday, according to the annual report of the Hampton Roads Child Fatality Review Team, released...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:13 PM
They flutter their arms, following the lead of 10-year-old Gus Zaletski. They shape their bodies into first position. One or two gaze at themselves intently in the wall-length mirror.
Their movements are accompanied by classical music and the soft, live...