| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:05 PM
A report on the financial status of hospitals in Virginia by the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy, released Wednesday, was timed to coincide with the state's upcoming Medicaid debate.
"The financial health of the hospitals has become an...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:13 AM
A man was shot near the Macarthur Center in Norfolk Wednesday night, according to a police department news release.
Officers and medics were called to the 500 block of Fenchurch Street shortly after 10 p.m. Upon arrival, they found a man suffering...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Want a say on expanding mental health coverage to the uninsured? The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services, DMAS, is requesting public comment on a June 20 proposal to extend health coverage to 20,000 uninsured Virginians with a serious...
| Sep 7, 2014
Sometimes the biggest challenge with cancer treatment is getting there. The American Cancer Society works to overcome this barrier through its "Road to Recovery" program that uses volunteer drivers to transport cancer patients.
"It relieves them and...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:39 AM
Ryan Carroll, 31, of Portsmouth and Sika Henry, 30, of Virginia Beach were the overall champions in the Sentara New Year’s Day 5K, a benefit race in Hampton for the American Cancer Society.
Carroll finished 5 kilometers in 16 minutes,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:37 PM
A U.S. Navy helicopter on a training mission crashed into the sea off Virginia on Wednesday, killing two sailors and triggering a search for a missing crew member, the Navy announced.
Three crew members were rescued after the MH-53-E Sea Dragon...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Coast Guard and U.S. Navy officials announced Thursday that they had suspended their search for a sailor who was missing after a Navy helicopter crashed into the sea off Virginia, killing two and injuring two others.
The five crew members on the MH-...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Mental health workers had six hours to find a suitable psychiatric bed for Gus Deeds, the mentally ill son of state Sen. Creigh Deeds, being held under an emergency custody order for evaluation. When the ECO time elapsed before Rockbridge County Community...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 1:57 PM
When the Virginia Board of Medicine summarily suspended the license of primary care physician and self-proclaimed pain management specialist Roger M. Phillips in February, it left 400 patients without care, without their medical records and without access...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:31 AM
The DaVinci robot adopted by local hospitals has seen a plunge in sales as the manufacturer reports fewer hysterectomies and robotic procedures overall, though gerneral surgeries using it have risen. Surgeons at Sentara Norfolk General, Riverside Regional...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 1:23 PM
HAMPTON — In the span of a lifetime, five months tend to go by in a blink. That is, as long as everything is right in your world.
For the Mitchells, October through March brought too many hospital trips and way too much fear. It began with a car...