Disease Comeback Stories

We don’t usually associate the phrase “history repeats itself” with illness, but sometimes diseases we thought were ancient history – or at least so...

Big Latch On and Resource Fair Slated for Midlothian

To raise awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding and the need for global support, World Breastfeeding Week is August 1 through 7. Celebrated in...

Meet Elsa the Therapy Dog

Goldendoodle Elsa is a rock star at VCU Medical Center, even though there’s no red carpet underneath her paws. The calm-natured, 55-pound sandy blonde...

Greater Richmond Dance Project

I started my studio in 2003 with a CD player and some dance shoes,” says Eleanor Robertson about Rigby’s Jig Ballroom Dance Studio in...

Talk to Your Kids About Suicide

Talking about suicide saves lives. Comprehensive studies by the Centers for Disease Control and the National Institutes of Health have been conducted addressing that...

American Cancer Society “Relay For Life” is this Saturday

This Saturday, May 5, more than one thousand participants will join together at the annual Relay For Life of Greater Richmond at Pocahontas Middle...

Food Allergy Family Update!

When I was growing up, I had a peanut butter and jelly sandwich nearly every day in my school lunch. Now I teach in...

Drive Smart Virginia

On a snowy March evening in 2014, Brad Hughes parked his patrol vehicle on Midlothian Turnpike in Chesterfield County and turned on his emergency...

Health Challenges of Having a Baby

The anticipation of bringing a new baby into the world can be both exciting and stressful for mothers-to-be. But if you are an expectant...

Healthy Snacks for Sizzling Summer Days

by Alison Solomon, RN It’s snack time and your child is hungry. You serve what you think will be a delicious, simple snack to fill...