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Karen Remley, MD, stepped down from her position as Virginia Health Commissioner to protest the politicization of the Board of Health in regard to the vote on architectural standards for abortion clinics. A pediatrician, who also holds an MBA, she has...
OUR HEALTH: Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners are helping to meet the growing demand for primary care.Ten thousand Americans turn 65 every day, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. Not only is our population getting older, but it’s also growing at such a rate that by 2025 we will need an additional 52,000 family doctors. This...
These events happen during the Oct. 13-28 East Beach Homearama, sponsored by the Tidewater Builders Association. The showcase of 10 new custom homes is located along Shore Drive in the Ocean View area of Norfolk. Homearama is open from noon to 9 p.m....
Gloucester Point resident Dr. Barry Gross has been appointed by Gov. Bob McDonnell to the Eastern Virginia Medical School Board of Visitors. The appointment of Gross, executive vice president and chief medical officer of Riverside Health System, was...
Eastern Virginia Medical School is one of 12 educational institutions to receive grant money from Health and Human Services to train primary care physician assistants and help veterans transition to civilian careers. The 5-year grants aim to increase the...
The following businesses received awards from CINCH (a regional child health coalition sponsored by EVMS) for their support for breastfeeding employees: - Bons Secours DePaul Medical Center - Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital - Bon Secours Maryview...
The Lackey Free Clinic in Yorktown reports that it has hired Dr. Ralph Robertson as medical director. The clinic provides skilled and compassionate health care and counseling to the medically disadvantaged on the Peninsula. Since 2008, Dr. Robertson has...
You wouldn't last very long without oxygen. But just as rust slowly eats away at a nail, oxygen can age your body. As your cells use this vital element, they produce free radicals — unstable molecules that can damage your tissues and add wear and...
Much of the opposition to the FDA's proposed over-the-counter sale of Plan B came from fear that it would encourage teenagers to have sex and endanger the health of adolescent girls. But one of the grounds for opposition is that it's the moral...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among women trying to get pregnant, moderate exercise is tied to more success, according to a new study. However, with exception of overweight and obese women, women who exercise vigorously take a longer time to conceive....
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...
Eastern Virginia Medical School has received a $1.8 million, 5-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to research the link between obesity and chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes. The grant supports a multidisciplinary study...
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