Health

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Certain lifestyle changes can reduce the risk of breast cancer

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Breast cancer is the most common type of invasive cancer in women, and the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women, after lung...
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Breast cancer patients in Hampton Roads may qualify for this study

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Sentara Healthcare is enrolling eligible patients in Hampton Roads to participate in the nationwide Breast Cancer Weight Loss Study. According to the National Library of...
Karen Karlowicz, chairwoman of ODU's School of Nursing and Gov. Ralph Northam touring the facilities in the new Center for Telehealth Education and Research. (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of Old Dominion University)

Northam touts ODU’s telehealth initiative as ‘the future’

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Before a packed morning crowd in the atrium of the Virginia Beach Higher Education Center, Gov. Ralph Northam and Virginia Beach Mayor Louis R....

Learn about cancer treatment options at the upcoming “Live Your Life” seminar

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Throughout the month of October, awareness is brought to breast cancer. Stories are shared; pink ribbons are adorned; and we come together to support...
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Here’s what you need to know about diet scams and how to avoid them

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The U.S. weight loss market is worth about $66 billion as of 2017, according to numerous published reports. The CDC reports that adult obesity was at 39.8...
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It’s time to start thinking about a flu shot

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It might still be summertime and scorching hot outside, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t time to start thinking about getting your seasonal influenza...
The tool is designed to provide a more accurate measurement of progress while improving patient compliance. It enables patients and parents to see chest improvement in a colorful, game-like 3D simulation. (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of Old Dominion University)

Local engineers develop virtual reality tool to help treat chest wall deformities in children

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NORFOLK — For people with sunken or protruding breastbones, surgery is not always an option. In most cases, the use of a brace or a suction...
Muddy Creek Road, pictured here, and much of the Creeds area in Virginia Beach have been flooded by recent rain (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of Virginia Beach Fire Department)

Here’s a quick guide to flood water safety

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As Hurricane Florence closes in, major tidal flooding is a threat to the coastal regions of Hampton Roads. Here are a few things you should...