| 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,...
| May 17, 2012
| 9:14 AM
Colonial Behavioral Health is sponsoring free presentations for families about bullying and suicide prevention next week:
Wednesday, May 23: Information on bullying and strategies to help children deal with it will be presented by Sandra Fabian of CHKD....
| May 31, 2012
| 8:06 PM
Sydney Harris,11, celebrates three years of being "cancer-free" this weekend. Her brother, Joshua, 16, can make the same claim for six years. Both were treated atChildren's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk, which sees 500 pediatric cancer...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Health-care providers and patients had a wide range of reactions Thursday to the Supreme Court upholding key elements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Some applauded the promise of wider access to health care, others cautioned about the...
| Dec 6, 2012
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Doctors can see more patients and provide better quality care with better outcomes and greater satisfaction on both sides if they follow a team care model. That's the message that family practitioner Peter Anderson...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 7:20 AM
HOMICIDES IN HAMPTON ROADS in 2012
1. Jan. 6--Bobby Jackson (30, Newport News) found shot to death at the intersection of 32nd Street and Salters Street. Police have identified Marvin Hunt (37, Newport News) and Gregory Jones (37, Newport...
| Sep 6, 2012
Two years ago, in September 2010, the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute treated its first patient for prostate cancer. After years of planning and seed money from local, state and federal sources, HUPTI, a $225 million project — the...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 6:16 PM
The flu arrived earlier this year and it has been at peak activity for 6 weeks, twice as long as last year's season in Virginia. Area health professionals continue to urge people to get vaccinated.
The rapid increase in cases of influenza-like illnesses...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:05 PM
In my continuing efforts to catch you up on news that almost got lost in the holiday shuffle, today I'm reporting on a CD called "Sounds of the 757," which features Hampton Roads musicians playing, singing and rapping for a good cause.
| Feb 14, 2013
| 6:52 AM
Nazea Twiggs is still smiling and happy and being a kid.
The 13-year-old Denbigh resident's resilience is helping to carry his entire family through his treatment for cancer. Right around Thanksgiving Nazea was diagnosed with Osteocarcoma—a type...