| Jan 17, 2015
| 9:00 PM
After more than two decades at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., Dr. Peter Crawford and his wife, Dr. Jane Chen, decided to move to Orlando in 2014.
Crawford, a cardiologist and a well-known cardiometabolic scientist, was recruited by the...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 3:28 PM
An inspector general's report released Tuesday faulted the Hampton VA Medical Center in how it assessed, screened and collected data on stroke patients, and the center's director said improvements are on the way.
The center, which has struggled with...
| Jan 18, 2015
Retired Air Force Reserve Maj. Wes Carter almost didn't travel to Washington, D.C. last week where, to his surprise, he heard an independent panel of scientists verify what he had dogged the Air Force and Department of Veterans Affairs about for almost...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:37 PM
Free health screenings and more will be offered at the Greater Hampton Roads Boys & Girls Club, 629 Hampton Ave., Newport News, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 21.
Breakfast starts at 8:30 a.m. Free screenings include:
- eyes, diabetes, breast...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 1:47 PM
HARTFORD — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he is resurrecting a measure to help prevent suicide among the armed forces and service veterans.
The Democrat appeared in Hartford on Tuesday with the leaders of state veterans' organizations to tout...
| Dec 10, 2014
Hunters Run and Bethesda Hospital have a unique relationship. As the first-response hospital for the residents of the active-adult community, residents depend on the hospital for their medical care and response.
Over the past years, the community has...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 6:15 PM
The person who caused a lockdown at an Army hospital in Texas shot and killed another person in the building, Maj. Gen. Stephen Twitty said Tuesday night.
The shooter is also dead, Twitty said.
The William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso was...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 5:30 PM
“They’re all gone,” is a phrase that stuck with Libertyville Army veteran Dan Nerstrom, friends and family say.
On July 24, 2005, Nerstrom was in an Army barracks in Iraq when he found out the armored car two of his good friends were in...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Police are “in a holding pattern” when it comes to their search for a missing veteran last seen in Libertyville one month ago.
Dan Nerstrom, 30, disappeared from his Libertyville home around 6 p.m. Dec. 1, and police began asking the public...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 3:41 PM
With the deadline set by President Barack Obama for ending homelessness among veterans now just a year away, U.S. Housing Secretary Julian Castro traveled to Baltimore on Monday to announce fresh funding for a program that helps former service members get...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 2:23 PM
School: Wynnebrook Elementary in West Palm Beach
Hometown: West Palm Beach
Lina makes quite an impression with her kind heart — from playing bingo with veterans at the local VA hospital to...