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Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters

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  • HOMICIDES IN HAMPTON ROADS FOR 2011

    NEWPORT NEWS Jan. 27 -- Kelly Parsley Jackson (39, Newport News) shot to death in her home on Harrington Road in front of her 9-year-old daughter. Police arrested her husband, Rodney Bolivia Jackson (44, Newport News) and charged him with murder....
  • Newport News medics transform boy's life with surgeries

    Newport News medics transform boy's life with surgeries
    The devastating Haitian earthquake in January 2010 that destroyed countless lives came as a blessing in disguise for one little boy. Alexander Hernandez, now 2 years old, was born with crippling deformities in three limbs. His left hand was webbed, his...
  • A common virus with lasting effects

    A common virus with lasting effects
    Liam look's back to the playground area as his mother, Polly Matthews buckles him in his car seat. Liam was born with hypotonal cerebral palsy. Matthews is trying to get the word out about CMV and its effects on pregnant women. Summary: One mother is...
  • Hospitals scrambling to get a handle on looming cutbacks

    Hospital officials are scrambling to figure out what House and Senate budget proposals will mean to them. To Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, there's a glimmer of hope in the House version that exempts certain hospitals from cuts in...
  • Childhood obesity is everyone's problem

    Childhood obesity is everyone's problem
    Cutlines: "The Lady Iconz" strut their stuff in the Step Royale competition on June 26 at the Attucks Theatre in Norfolk. Step Royale is a program sponsored by Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth aimed at reducing childhood obesity among teens by...
  • Our epidemic of overweight kids

    Our epidemic of overweight kids
    Illustration: Staff photo (color) by JOE FUDGE Caption: JaQuan, Allen, 6, chooses between a sugary snack and a package of crackers at his home in Hampton. Allen is a patient at CHKD's Healthy You Clinic, which helps overweight kids learn healthier eating...
  • One child's struggle with obesity

    One child's struggle with obesity
    JaQuan Allen, 6, plays video tennis at his home in Hampton. A patient at the Healthy You clinic operated by Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, JaQuan has agreed to get more exercise and eat a healthier diet. JaQuan and his mother, Lakita Allen,...
  • Caged girl's mom crawled into ceiling, left purse

    The mother of an emaciated girl found living in a makeshift cage climbed into the drop ceiling of the Riverside Walter Reed Hospital emergency room on April 29 and left behind her purse. Her purse wasn't recovered until May 4, according to search warrant...
  • UPDATE: Anthem Blue Cross and CHKD reach agreement

    UPDATE: Anthem Blue Cross and CHKD reach agreement
    After long drawn-out and at times contentious negotiations over reimbursement rates, Anthem insurance and Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters and its pediatric providers have reached  agreement. The new 3 1/2-year contract takes effect on June 1....
  • THE SCARS OF ABUSE: Hampton Roads community needs to step up to prevent child fatalities

    THE SCARS OF ABUSE: Hampton Roads community needs to step up to prevent child fatalities
    "We recognize that the responsibility for… prevention of child fatalities lies with the community, not with any single agency or entity." —Hampton Roads Regional Child Fatality Review Team, 2010. They're white and black, boys and girls,...
  • Desire to help Gloucester caged girl sparks motorcycle benefit ride

    Like many in Gloucester and the surrounding area, Jake Forehand wanted to help the little girl found naked and emaciated living in squalor in a makeshift cage in her parents' trailer. Forehand was closer to the case than most people because he is an...