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A site layout and landscape plan for the South Hampton Roads Hospice House in Virginia Beach

12-bed hospice facility could open in Virginia Beach

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VIRGINIA BEACH — A new 12,000-square-foot hospice facility could find itself at the corner of Upton Drive and Nimmo Parkway, but it needs city council...
High school girl athletes face a higher risk of concussions than their male counterparts—especially soccer players, according to a recent study.

National study: Girls soccer players suffer more concussions than any other teen athletes

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High school girl athletes face a higher risk of concussions than their male counterparts—especially soccer players, according to a recent study. The study, which will...
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Microbe busters: Norfolk company helps Sentara fight infections

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Patients at Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center will be seeing copper this year, thanks in part to a company with Southside roots. Based on a...

Virginia Eye Consultants to perform free eye surgeries for those in need

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NORFOLK – For the fourth year, Virginia Eye Consultants is giving free ocular surgeries to local patients in need. Each year, the company performs about...

‘The world is designed for people that are not deaf’: Locals seek deaf education...

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VIRGINIA BEACH — Adriana Lopez is deaf. So are her parents, her aunt and her 18-month-old son, CJ. While deaf children born to deaf families tend to have...

Warm winter weather may invite mosquitoes to your BBQ

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It's too soon to know for sure, but after a warm February, Southside residents may be reaching for bug spray early this year. Mosquitoes aren’t just aggravating. They...

Hampton Roads Veterans Care Center on track to break ground in Virginia Beach this...

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VIRGINIA BEACH — A state-funded care facility for Hampton Roads veterans could break ground next to the Virginia Beach Municipal Center, but it needs city...

To fight diabetes in Hampton Roads, prevention is key

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More people die of diabetes every year than previously thought, a recent study found. According to researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University, diabetes leads to...