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Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters

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  • 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...
  • Scout gives Children's Hospital a therapy garden

    Scout gives Children's Hospital a therapy garden
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Families invited to free anti-bullying, suicide-prevention talks next week

    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....
  • For a Yorktown family, Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters a lifesaver — twice over

    For a Yorktown family, Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters a lifesaver — twice over
    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...
  • Medical community also divided on Supreme Court health care ruling

    Medical community also divided on Supreme Court health care ruling
    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...
  • Doctor in Newport News promotes teamwork for better treatment

    Doctor in Newport News promotes teamwork for better treatment
    psalasky@dailypress.com | 757-247-4784 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...