| Apr 12, 2013
| 8:08 PM
The expression used to be “had his bell rung.” That was a dismissive way of explaining a concussion.
With a seemingly endless list of horror stories showing up in the national media, the hazards of brain injuries are being taken more...
| May 16, 2013
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,...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 4:07 PM
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...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 11:35 AM
During the month of February, No Frill Bar and Grill in South Hampton Roads will donate $1 to Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters for every appetizer and dessert ordered off the menu.
The restaurant will host a kick-off event...
| Nov 24, 2013
HAMPTON – Two-year-old Sariah Winston is a bubbly toddler with a smile that is nearly irresistible.
She loves Dora the Explorer, Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax," and playing ball with her father, Michael Winston.
Watching her joyful activity doesn't...
| Dec 1, 2013
GLOUCESTER — Visitors will be able to see handmade holiday decorations, historic architecture and a huge collection of antiques all in one visit and benefiting a good cause.
Historic Lisburne Farm off the Severn River in Gloucester is this year'...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 8:42 PM
Dylan Trinkle is 3 years old, and he has yet to say his first word or walk on his own.
Instead, his parents celebrate other milestones. Sitting up. Pulling up to stand. Taking a few steps.
At 15 months old, Dylan was diagnosed with Angelman syndrome,...
| May 10, 2011
| 1:52 PM
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...
| Apr 30, 2011
| 5:07 PM
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...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
For better or worse, health affects every aspect of daily life.
In 2011, we wrote about its many different angles — about individuals battling disease; about extraordinary fitness, wellness and weight-loss efforts; about the effects of illness on...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 11:27 AM
It's all in how you react to trauma. Everyone reacts differently. "That's why one person who observes a car crash will jump out and help and another will stand by frozen," says Shawna Gray. Gray is the executive director of the nonprofit Center for Sexual...