| Sep 13, 2010
| 6:50 PM
Childhood obesity is everyone's problem. The chronic diseases it causes and the health costs it incurs impact society at large. This year Michelle Obama launched a campaign, "Let's Move," targeting the issue and pledging to end childhood obesity within...
| Sep 11, 2010
Many of today's pediatricians never learned about Diabetes 2 as a childhood disease in medical school. That's because it didn't exist. Now it's a diagnosis they hand out more and more often. "It shouldn't show up until your 60s or 70s," says Donald Lewis,...
| Sep 11, 2010
| 7:24 PM
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"Combating obesity is the #1 health care problem for U.S. children," says Donald Lewis, chair of pediatrics at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. "A life expectancy shorter than their parents should stop people in their...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 6:19 PM
Andrew Norris and 20 or so pre-kindergarteners stand on the thin red tape in the middle of the large activity room at Primrose Schools at Cahoon Commons in Chesapeake. Within seconds, physical education teacher Revae Goodwyn starts the music and the...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 5:13 AM
Jan. 27 -- Kelly Parsley Jackson (39, Newport News) shot to death in her home on Harrington Road in front of her 9-year-old daughter. Police arrested her husband, Rodney Bolivia Jackson (44, Newport News) and charged him with murder....
| Feb 25, 2011
| 9:44 PM
The devastating Haitian earthquake in January 2010 that destroyed countless lives came as a blessing in disguise for one little boy.
Alexander Hernandez, now 2 years old, was born with crippling deformities in three limbs. His left hand was webbed, his...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 1:30 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - A new study highlights the heightened danger to young athletes who suffer concussions and sustain new head blows before they've fully recovered.
The study, published Today in Pediatrics, dug into the National Registry of Sudden Death in...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 11:40 AM
A Father's Day motorcycle ride organized by a Gloucester Sheriff's Office investigator raised $1,500 for Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. Jake Forehand, one of the investigators on the case involving the girl kept in a makeshift cage in a...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 8:42 PM
Dylan Trinkle is 3 years old, and he has yet to say his first word or walk on his own.
Instead, his parents celebrate other milestones. Sitting up. Pulling up to stand. Taking a few steps.
At 15 months old, Dylan was diagnosed with Angelman syndrome,...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 11:04 AM
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters installed a new CT scanner that creates high-resolution images at unprecedented speeds and uses just a fraction of the radiation required by scanners available in most settings, the hospital said in a news...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 12:01 PM
A selection of Virginia and international wines are the draw at the second annual Chesapeake Virginia Wine Festival from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Chesapeake City Park on Greenbrier Parkway.
Area restaurants will be on hand to offer...