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  • Eastern Shore birding festival offers events for kids

    The 2014 Eastern Shore Birding and Wildlife Festival this weekend offers plenty for adult birders to see and do. This year, organizers have added activities for kids. The Children's Outdoor Exploration Exhibit is Saturday at Kiptopeke State Park. "The...
  • Norfolk police investigating shooting of teen

    Norfolk police investigating shooting of teen
    A 16-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after he was shot in Norfolk Sunday morning, according to a police department news release. Officers and medics responded to a report of the shooting in the 900 block of Avenue H at about 11 a.m. Sunday, the...
  • Rep. Scott to hold town hall meetings on health care in Norfolk, Newport News

    U.S. Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott will hold two health-care town halls in Norfolk and Newport News next week. The town halls will provide an overview of the Affordable Care Act, the enrollment process, and other health care initiatives at the federal...
  • Virginia practice of chiropractic gains respect

     Virginia practice of chiropractic gains respect
    It's a first for chiropractors in Virginia: The state legislature issued House Joint Resolution No. 93 recognizing the first week of October as Chiropractic Health Week. "A week dedicated to chiropractic health serves as a reminder that individuals...
  • UPDATE: Suffolk Police officer hospitalized after being hit by car identified

    A Suffolk Police officer was airlifted to a Norfolk hospital Saturday after he was hit by a car while directing traffic. Detective Sergey Solodyankin was directing traffic in downtown Suffolk at the intersection of North Main Street and Prentis Street,...
  • National Prescription Drug Take-Back Program

    Hampton Police is offering an opportunity for residents get rid of any unwanted, unused or expired prescriptions on Sept. 27. No questions will be asked about any of the prescriptions turned in during the event. The collection runs from 10 a.m. to 2...
  • We can do better on these health hazards

    Over and over again, the ready availability of prescription drugs to unauthorized users is cited as a major contributor to drug abuse and death and as the gateway to illegal drugs for minors. So why do we make it so difficult to dispose of unused,...
  • Riverside hospital in Newport News tested patient for Ebola, so far tests negative

     Riverside hospital in Newport News tested patient for Ebola, so far tests negative
    A person who sought treatment at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News for symptoms similar to those associated with Ebola has tested negative for the deadly virus, a hospital spokesman said Friday. The patient, who was isolated for...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • Up to 250,000 Virginians need to change individual health plans to be ACA-compliant on Jan. 1

    Up to 250,000 Virginians need to change individual health plans to be ACA-compliant on Jan. 1
    Virginians who renewed their health plans early last year to avoid a January 2014 deadline requiring compliance with the Affordable Care Act are running out of time. Renewals for 2015 coverage must comply with 10 minimum benefits mandated by the ACA, such...
  • Virginia Beach man dies after single-vehicle accident on I-64

    A 61-year-old man died after a single-vehicle accident on I-64 in Virginia Beach, state police said. The incident happened about 1:50 p.m. on the interstate going west at Indian River Road, where a 2007 Chevrolet pickup truck ran off the road and hit...