| 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,...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 11:04 AM
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...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 12:01 PM
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...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 10:35 AM
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...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 8:23 PM
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,...
| 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...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 8:00 PM
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...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 11:53 AM
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...
| May 13, 2011
| 1:58 PM
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....
| 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...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 1:59 PM
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...