Health

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 year

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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...

Exercise yes, pills no: Doctors unveil guidance for lower back pain

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If you have lower back pain, the last thing you should do is take prescription opiates. That’s the gist of guidance released Tuesday by the...