| Apr 2, 2014
Gov. Terry McAuliffe took his push for Medicaid expansion as an integral part of Virginia budget negotiations to business and health leaders in Hampton Roads on Tuesday.
At a trio of locations — the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce in Norfolk,...
| 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...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Medical planning form prompts self-reflection
By Prue Salasky
Anyone who has seen the film “Amour,” a harrowing depiction of end-of-life issues, shouldn’t need to be told that they need an advance medical directive. Still, it...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Patient First, a chain of primary care health centers with locations in Hampton and Newport News, has some timely advice for those dealing with current weather conditions on the Peninsula:
A necessary evil after a snow storm, shoveling snow can pose a...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Taylor Harrison of World Class Gymnastics turned in another sterling Level 10 performance at the Magical Classic Invitational in Orlando on Saturday but still missed qualifying for the Nastia Liukin Cup in Greensboro, N.C., on Feb. 28.
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:55 PM
The sun inched towards the horizon setting the sky ablaze in ribbons of pink and orange above the waters of Hampton Roads before slowly slipping out of sight. As she soaked up the view from the fifth floor suite at The Chamberlin on Fort Monroe, Eva...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:45 AM
He could hear the crunch of bone on bone. Every step reminded him of a multitude of youthful injuries from playing football and basketball. A year ago, his left ankle swelled from post-traumatic arthritis. "I had a lot of sprains. It rolled real easily....
| Jul 22, 2013
The lifetime waterman shifted uncomfortably on the narrow hospital bed. "I'd rather work a month for free than be here," said Edward "E.C." Hogge, Jr., who operates his deadrise, "Shannon Kay," out of Gloucester. Hogge was being prepped for a...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Children and accidents go together, but there are preventive measures that families can take.
Carl Wentzel, M.D., board-certified emergency medicine physician and medical director for Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center and Bon Secours Health Center...
| 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...