| Dec 27, 2012
The jolly sounds of jingle bells are now replaced by another seasonal tradition — Christmas tree needles dropping on your floor.
Before you tote the tree outdoors, be sure to remove all its lights, ornaments and tinsel. Beware of capturing too...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Learn and Grow Series with Art in the Garden
Linda Miller, Artist and Virginia Master Naturalist, will help children 7 and older create a botanical portrait in colored pencil or watercolor from plant materials they select in the Williamsburg Botanical...
| May 4, 2013
As a family physician in Newport News, Peter Anderson developed a team care approach in order to handle more patients while providing better, more focused care. His success led him into the consulting business.
His Team Care Medicine company has now...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The Virginia Living Museum has announced the winners of the first Birding Cup Challenge, according to a news release.
The team Eagle Eyes was the Birding Cup Champion counting 97 species during the 24-hour competition April 12-13. Team members were:...
| Nov 27, 2012
We all face troubles in life, and how we deal with and confront those problems can be as unique as our DNA makeup. For those with a writer's heart, it might mean jotting down those feelings, those deep and painful secrets, in some form or another: maybe...
| Nov 12, 2012
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Low health literacy is costing the health care system more than $300 billion annually, according to the American Medical Association. When almost one third of patients can't understand basic health information, can'...
| Oct 13, 2012
Every weekday morning, between 7:30 and 8 a.m., regular as clockwork, the phone rings in the home of Newport News resident John Babbs. Each day, when the 95-year-old picks up, he's greeted by a cheery voice checking on his well-being. Most often they're...
| Oct 25, 2012
Almost 30,000 seniors in 42 localities in Virginia will lose access to an Anthem Medicare Advantage PPO plan at the end of the year. Nine thousand are from Hampton Roads, including more than 1,200 residents of Newport News and Poquoson, according to...
| Apr 6, 2013
Mental health professionals are increasingly pointing to early intervention and increased services for children as one of the keys to successful treatment for mental illnesses.
Colonial Behavioral Health, the community services board responsible for...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Worlds apart in their treatment of mental illness, the Hampton Roads Regional Jail in Portsmouth and Eastern State Hospital in James City County have overlapping populations. Some even go back and forth between the two institutions.
Both house men and...
| Mar 21, 2013
Even with an adult obesity rate of 28 percent, York County ranked as the fifth healthiest locality in Virginia, as rated by the Robert Wood Johnson and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute in its annual "County Health Rankings &...