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  • Eat your veggies to reduce cancer risk

    Eat your veggies. It might reduce your cancer risk, certified oncology dietitians said Wednesday. Vonia Ickes with Sentara Healthcare, and Lynne Groeger with Riverside's Peninsula Cancer Institute participated in a Web chat on cancer and nutrition...
  • Flu is widespread, state reports

    Flu is widespread, state reports
    Flu has reached widespread levels in parts of Virginia, the state health department said Thursday, but local emergency departments aren't reporting a spike. "We've seen just very few cases," said Dr. Geofrey Nochimson, medical director of the emergency...
  • It's not the flu, but common cold mimics some symptoms

    It's not the flu, but common cold mimics some symptoms
    Sniffling, sneezing, runny nose? Most likely it's the common cold and not the flu. Area health services report that the numbers of people presenting with "influenza-like illnesses" are running true to form for the time of the year when the viruses...
  • Giffords' next step is recovering mental abilities

    Giffords' next step is recovering mental abilities
    On Friday, Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was moved to a rehabilitation center in Houston, where she'll embark on her next phase of recovery after she was shot in the head Jan. 8. There, a team will develop an individualized plan of achieveable goals,...
  • Give blood, get a free T-shirt

    Give blood, get a free T-shirt
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || The American Red Cross is offering a free T-shirt to blood donors the month of May, while supplies last. Here's a list of upcoming blood drives: Monday, May 16: Trinity United Methodist Church, 1294 Poquoson Ave., Poquoson. 3:...
  • THE SCARS OF ABUSE: Hampton Roads community needs to step up to prevent child fatalities

    THE SCARS OF ABUSE: Hampton Roads community needs to step up to prevent child fatalities
    "We recognize that the responsibility for… prevention of child fatalities lies with the community, not with any single agency or entity." —Hampton Roads Regional Child Fatality Review Team, 2010. They're white and black, boys and girls,...
  • Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of health and human services, visits Sentara, HU

    Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of health and human services, visits Sentara, HU
    In April, the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services launched the Partnership for Patients, an effort to save thousands of lives by stopping millions of preventable injuries and complications in patient care over the next 3 years. Sentara Norfolk...
  • Web chat 'Ask the Experts' on Seasonal Affective Disorder and Depression

    Web chat  'Ask the Experts' on Seasonal Affective Disorder and Depression
    Are you SAD? Join us at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 26, for our live Web chat on Seasonal Affective Disorder and depression. When daylight hours are short, a type of depression called Seasonal Affective Disorder can kick in. Here's your chance to ask...
  • New 'wellness visit' and many preventive services now free with Medicare

    New 'wellness visit' and many preventive services now free with Medicare
    Medicare, the government insurance program for those aged 65 and older and others with certain disabilities, started covering an annual "wellness visit" without charge or co-pay for the first time on Jan. 1. While most of its provisions for patient care...
  • Choosing early delivery for babies can be harmful to health

    Choosing early delivery for babies can be harmful to health
    Thanks to overwhelming medical evidence of the important development that takes place in a baby's brain and lungs during the last few weeks of gestation, most area hospitals have changed their policies on early elective deliveries. The change was...
  • New president takes over Riverside

    New president takes over Riverside
    William B. Downey takes the reins at Riverside Health System at a time when the system is growing and building, the uncertainty of health-care reform looms, and more people than ever before will seek health care. A Riverside executive vice president...