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Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters

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  • Early intervention helps Newport News boy's development

    Early intervention helps Newport News boy's development
    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,...
  • CHKD offers lower-dose CT scanner

    CHKD offers lower-dose CT scanner
    Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters installed a new CT scanner that creates  high-resolution images at unprecedented speeds and uses just a fraction of the radiation required by scanners available in most settings, the hospital said in a news...
  • Chesapeake Wine Festival coming up Oct. 29

    Chesapeake Wine Festival coming up Oct. 29
    A selection of Virginia and international wines are the draw at the second annual Chesapeake Virginia Wine Festival from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Chesapeake City Park on Greenbrier Parkway. Area restaurants will be on hand to offer...
  • Be a good household nutrition director

    Be a good household nutrition director
    In many households, one person is in charge of food shopping. That person has lots of power. "They lay the groundwork for healthy eating habits," says registered nurse Babs Benson, director of the weight management program at Children's Hospital of the...
  • Rosemary Trible launches nonprofit group to help abused

    Rosemary Trible launches nonprofit group to help abused
    Rosemary Trible, author of the 2010 book, "Fear to Freedom," which details sexual abuse earlier in her life, has launched a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping others who suffer a similar situation. The organization, called Fear 2 Freedom,...
  • Why people don't report child sexual abuse

    Why people don't report child sexual abuse
    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...
  • Tour gives public rare look inside historic home, Severnby

    Tour gives public rare look inside historic home, Severnby
    Never in his wildest dreams did Philip Hamilton ever think that a common household product like baking soda would be so crucial to the revival of his ancestral home, Severnby, on the Severn River in Gloucester. In August 2002, a fire caused by a...
  • Costume swap in Virginia Beach: Buy costumes for $1

    Costume swap in Virginia Beach: Buy costumes for $1
    The Knapsack Consignment store in Virginia Beach is hosting a costume swap event beginning Saturday. During the week of Oct. 1 through Oct. 7, 2011 (the store is closed on Monday), families can bring their outgrown costumes to the Knapsack store. Parents...
  • 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....
  • 2011 saw lots of changes in health-care arena in Hampton Roads, nation

    2011 saw lots of changes in health-care arena in Hampton Roads, nation
    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...
  • 'Targeted savings' would reduce reimbursement to Medicaid providers in Virginia

     'Targeted savings' would reduce reimbursement to Medicaid providers in Virginia
    Medicaid enrollment in Virginia has jumped by almost 50 percent in the last 10 years — despite the state having some of the strictest eligibility criteria in the nation for the federal/state health program. Paying for it takes up a major chunk of...