| Mar 10, 2012
| 7:43 PM
It was his 52nd birthday in the fall of 2001 and Portsmouth vascular surgeon Dilip Sarkar didn't feel well. He felt inexplicably tired and slightly nauseous. He called a cardiologist friend who told him to meet him at the emergency room. The next day he...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 11:34 AM
In February, the Hampton Roads Prostate Health Forum held an early detection workshop and screening in Hampton.
The group partnered with Queen Street Baptist Church, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Urology of Virginia, Virginia Oncology Associates and...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:22 AM
These events happen during the Oct. 13-28 East Beach Homearama, sponsored by the Tidewater Builders Association. The showcase of 10 new custom homes is located along Shore Drive in the Ocean View area of Norfolk. Homearama is open from noon to 9 p.m....
| Oct 21, 2012
East Beach is all about a laid-back, Jimmy Buffet-type lifestyle along the Chesapeake Bay.
Which is why Homearama keeps coming back there. People come by the thousands to see the coastal cottages that make up the Norfolk neighborhood, which was...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:49 AM
No matter what type of education you're looking for, it's available here in Hampton Roads.
Bryant & Stratton College. Hampton. The facility at Peninsula Town Center opened in 2010 with 80 students, with plans to expand as laboratories are opened and a...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Hampton Roads — and the Peninsula in particular — boasts an array of world-class research facilities. Here are some notables:
NASA Langley Research Center
The center in Hampton was founded in 1917 as the nation's first civilian aeronautics...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 12:29 PM
The Lackey Free Clinic in Yorktown reports that it has hired Dr. Ralph Robertson as medical director. The clinic provides skilled and compassionate health care and counseling to the medically disadvantaged on the Peninsula.
Since 2008, Dr. Robertson has...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Eastern Virginia Medical School has received a $1.8 million, 5-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to research the link between obesity and chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes.
The grant supports a multidisciplinary study...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 7:18 AM
As of now, the consequences of Attorney General Kenneth "Ken" Cuccinelli's refusal Monday to certify the new abortion facility regulations approved by Virginia's bipartisan Board of Health on June 15 are unclear. However, his action has galvanized women's...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:47 AM
WILLIAMSBURG — Pre-med students at the College of William & Mary might be able to stay with their alma mater for medical school.
The college will consider merging with Eastern Virginia Medical School to create the W&M School of Medicine, the...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk contributes $428 million annually to the local economy and is the region's "most effective economic growth engine," according to a report released Monday. The report pegged its overall economic impact at $824...