| Mar 24, 2012
| 3:49 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — A few minutes past noon, Chloe lies almost motionless on her side on the examining table as Dr. Christina Long administers a vaccine on the tender inside of her upper thigh. Gently, she turns her over and injects the other thigh in...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 12:32 PM
Sentara has unveiled the Sentara Neurosciences Institute. A team of dedicated specialists including neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and neuropsychologists collaborate to care for patients in over 11 subspecialties.
| Aug 26, 2011
It can take years for people with cerebral palsy, autism, schizophrenia or Down syndrome to find trusted physicians to oversee their health. Now, families and advocates say, those medical relationships are being threatened as Illinois rolls out a new...
| Nov 23, 2011
Doctors long have cautioned patients about the consequences of uncontrolled high blood pressure, including heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure.
Now they can add cognitive decline to that list, after researchers discovered that patients with high...
| Oct 1, 2011
Here's a Hollywood pitch for you: Leading U.S. neurosurgeon started life as a struggling Mexican boy who made it from illegal-immigrant California farmworker to Harvard Med. Not buying it? You should. Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa was that kid and is that...
| May 19, 2011
| 5:17 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Tanner Erdmann has always been a mover and a scooter. He really got cameras rolling when he sat up for the first time, twisting from his belly to his bum. Home video shows why his mother called him “Mr. Bendy Boy.”...
| May 31, 2011
| 9:31 PM
Blackberries, smartphones, flip phones. Having a cell phone is now the norm. But constantly using that phone may have a negative effect on your health.
The World Health Organization released a new study Tuesday, noting radiation from cell-phones may...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 2:50 PM
Joseph B. Kelly, a retired University of Maryland School of Medicine researcher who enjoyed fine dining and listening to vintage jazz, died June 5 of renal failure at Northwest Hospital. He was 81.
The son of a chauffeur and a homemaker, Mr. Kelly was...
| Jan 25, 2012
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is alert, answering questions and following commands days after a weekend stroke that led doctors to remove part of his skull to relieve pressure caused by brain swelling, his neurosurgeon Richard Fessler said Tuesday.
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:49 PM
The late Maggie Daley transformed this city into a garden. And now a place of healing and new life for sick children and their families. Lurie Children's Hospital is set to open in June. Today we got to open our eyes to Kevin's garden -- a space dedicated...
| Feb 3, 2010
| 4:33 PM
A Riverside jury has awarded an Arizona couple $16.5 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit against a Southern California neurosurgeon. In Riverside Superior Court on Friday, jurors found Christopher Pham negligent in his treatment of Trent Hughes in...