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Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters

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  • HealthWatch spotlights the reach of autism

    HealthWatch spotlights the reach of autism
    One in 110 children is now diagnosed as having an autism spectrum disorder. The numbers have grown to the point where "everyone knows someone affected" by the neurodevelopmental disorder, characterized by communication problems and repetitive behaviors,...
  • Job switch: Savvy Shopper works at Goodwill

    Job switch: Savvy Shopper works at Goodwill
    Every Monday and Thursday a truck brings goods from Target to the new Goodwill facility in Hampton. Serious thrift store shoppers know that when the items with pink tags hit the retail floor, they won't last long. "This will sell today," says Darick...
  • Gloucester girl was penned in a darkened room, neighbors say

    Gloucester girl was penned in a darkened room, neighbors say
    GLOUCESTER — She was a tiny girl with blond hair, so small that a sheriff's deputy was cradling her in one arm like she was a young toddler, even though authorities believe she is 5 or 6 years old. She was wearing a diaper and a T-shirt, the hair...
  • Hampton Roads children dance for health and CHKD hospital

    Hampton Roads children dance for health and CHKD hospital
    Andrew Norris and 20 or so pre-kindergarteners stand on the thin red tape in the middle of the large activity room at Primrose Schools at Cahoon Commons in Chesapeake. Within seconds, physical education teacher Revae Goodwyn starts the music and the...
  • 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...
  • CHKD, Anthem stalemate may be costly for patients

    CHKD, Anthem stalemate may be costly for patients
    NORFOLK — Fifty thousand or more Anthem-insured families seeking care at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters and its medical practices are looking at the possibility of losing "in-network" coverage effective June 1. Negotiations over...
  • Details emerge about accused Gloucester couple

    The image is grainy and the audio isn't clear, but what's happening is unmistakable. Brian Gore had just proposed to his girlfriend, Shannon N. Smith, at a crowded restaurant. She covered her mouth and nose with her hands as cameras flashed. She took the...
  • 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,...