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  • Peninsula hospitals ranked high on safety

    Peninsula hospitals ranked high on safety
    Virginia's hospitals received high marks for safety in the Hospital Safety Score released Wednesday by the Leapfrog Group, an independent health organization. Out of 63 graded in the state, more than half — 33 — received the top ranking of A...
  • Which Peninsula ER is best for your emergency?

    Which Peninsula ER is best for your emergency?
    When Mary Nichols couldn't rouse her mother from a deep sleep, she called an ambulance. Smithfield rescue personnel, after learning that Betty Ann Edwards, 82, had possible stroke symptoms the night before, followed the book. Rather than airlift her via...
  • Gamma camera continues to show value in fighting breast cancer

    For Sandra Dianna, a Hampton school teacher, the BSGI test proved a lifesaver. The "breast specific gamma imaging" camera — BSGI — discovered her breast cancer before it had time to spread. Within three days of discovering the malignancy,...
  • Cox to bring gigabit Internet speed to Hampton Roads

    Cox to bring gigabit Internet speed to Hampton Roads
    Cox Communications announced Tuesday it plans to roll out gigabit-level broadband Internet speeds in Hampton Roads, including the Peninsula, by partnering with new home developers. Cox is partnering with developer Davenport Management Co. to wire new...
  • Free diabetes and education support program in Hampton -- starts Dec. 2

    Free diabetes and education support program in Hampton -- starts Dec. 2
    Free 6-week diabetes education and support group starts Tuesday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sentara CarePlex Hospital in Hampton. Discussions include how to deal with fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress and emotions. It teaches...
  • Peninsula region hospitals and their emergency rooms

    CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF THE KING'S DAUGHTERS, Norfolk Certification: Currently the state does not have a trauma designation for pediatrics, but the hospital has "all of the services required for comprehensive pediatric trauma care, from ER care to the...
  • Suffolk head-on crash injures two

    One man suffered severe injuries as the result on a head-on collision in Suffolk involving a Ford Ranger pick-up truck and a dump truck, city officials said. The incident in the 1200 block of Portsmouth Boulevard/Route 58 happened about 2 p.m., when the...
  • Police investigating double shooting in Norfolk

    Police investigating double shooting in Norfolk
    Two men were shot Sunday in Norfolk, according to a police department news release. The shooting happened in the 800 block of 35th Street shortly before 8 a.m. Officers responded to a call for a gunshot disturbance and found the men with gunshot...
  • One dead in Portsmouth shooting

    Portsmouth police are investigating a shooting that left a Portsmouth man dead Saturday morning.  Police got multiple 911 calls just after 9:44 Saturday morning about a shooting on the 900 block of Queen Street in Portsmouth , according to a release...
  • Newport News emergency medics respond to all

    Newport News emergency medics respond to all
    Newport News - Calls come in steadily: a 26-year-old pregnant woman whose contractions are three minutes apart; a 92-year-old woman recently returned from the hospital who has fallen; a motorcycle-pedestrian accident; a suspected overdose by a 34-year-old...
  • Riverside Health System pulling out the stops in preparedness

    Riverside Health System pulling out the stops in preparedness
    The key to identifying any potential Ebola patients lies in preparation, education, and asking appropriate travel questions, according to Peninsula health and safety officials. All are uniformly following the protocols and practices issued by the U.S....