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Two years ago, in September 2010, the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute treated its first patient for prostate cancer. After years of planning and seed money from local, state and federal sources, HUPTI, a $225 million project — the...
Health-care providers and patients had a wide range of reactions Thursday to the Supreme Court upholding key elements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Some applauded the promise of wider access to health care, others cautioned about the...
Sydney Harris,11, celebrates three years of being "cancer-free" this weekend. Her brother, Joshua, 16, can make the same claim for six years. Both were treated atChildren's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk, which sees 500 pediatric cancer...
"Whatever their dream is, we try to make it happen," says Joan Steele, executive director of the 2-year-old nonprofit Toby's Dream Foundation. The wish-granting foundation has already fulfilled dreams for 70 children with chronic medical conditions and...
Colonial Behavioral Health is sponsoring free presentations for families about bullying and suicide prevention next week: Wednesday, May 23: Information on bullying and strategies to help children deal with it will be presented by Sandra Fabian of CHKD....
"Hush, little baby, don't you cry." Calming techniques for colicky babies, as popularized by Dr. Harvey Karp, pediatrician to the stars, have now been shown to reduce pain measurably in infants receiving routine vaccinations at 2 months and 4 months. In...
The Virginia Department of Health issued the following press release on Monday: Dr. John Harrington, a pediatrician and director of Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) General Academic Pediatrics, has been named a Centers for...
HAMPTON — Joanna "Jojo" Sibert lolls on her mother's lap, her body pressed into its contours. She lets one leg drop to the side, the only departure from an otherwise seamless melding of the two. A soft Mona-Lisa smile flickers across her face as her...
In a meeting with the Daily Press editorial board Wednesday, Gov. Bob McDonnell answered questions about his proposed budget and priorities in the upcoming legislative session. He also aired his views on health care and its funding. These are some...
For better or worse, health affects every aspect of daily life. In 2011, we wrote about its many different angles — about individuals battling disease; about extraordinary fitness, wellness and weight-loss efforts; about the effects of illness on...
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