| 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...
| Jul 30, 2011
Mary Miller, 9, carefully pulls on lavender, Dora Explorer gardening gloves. Pink trim on the gloves matches pink ribbons in her hair.
"Where do your fingers go?" says Maggie Jarvela. She is Mary's occupational therapist at the Children's Hospital of the...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...