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Drug overdoses continue to rise in Virginia — but at a slower rate, plus more of the week's health news. more

Nov 9, 2017 2:16 PM Health

A federal agency that provided $80 million this fiscal year in research funding to VCU faces a 19 percent cut in its budget, plus the week's health news. more

Jun 1, 2017 2:12 PM Health 1 Comments

Fueled by an influx of illicit fentanyl, drug overdose deaths spiked in Virginia in 2016, plus the week's health and medicine news. more

Apr 13, 2017 2:36 PM Health

The U.S. attorney general spoke to law enforcement officials about crime-fighting strategies as protesters gathered outside. more

Mar 15, 2017 4:07 PM News

Virginia seeks to roll back an opioid addiction tsunami, plus the week's health news. more

Dec 1, 2016 3:41 PM Health

Idamae Claiborne has been a fixture at Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital since it opened a half century ago, plus the week's health news. more

Nov 17, 2016 2:48 PM Health

An extensive study takes a look at the health of residents in each state. more

Oct 27, 2016 2:02 PM Health

After months of working together on their sobriety, eight men find hope again more

May 22, 2016 6:30 AM Sunday Story 1 Comments

From Sourcebook 2016: Finding health care can be challenging for the LGBT population in Richmond more

Feb 18, 2016 10:23 AM Health

Every Sunday, in a midtown hotel conference room, an ex-con turned pastor rejoices with the least among us. more

Dec 20, 2015 6:30 AM Sunday Story

Richmond native Jesse Vaughan built a successful career as a director in California. Now he’s using his passion to tell Virginia’s stories. more

Nov 15, 2015 6:30 AM Sunday Story 3 Comments

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Ken Penn

From stage actress to pioneering priest, a life filled with transformation, illness and mortality more

Oct 15, 2015 10:47 AM Health 1 Comments

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Kaleo

Richmond-based pharmaceutical company aims to reduce overdose deaths through donations of its product more

Oct 1, 2015 1:00 PM Health

How nine young men in juvenile detention are trying to change minds – including their own. more

Aug 16, 2015 6:30 AM Sunday Story 3 Comments

Amid an upturn in heroin and prescription drug overdoses and deaths across the state, public health and safety officials gathered Thursday to discuss the scope of a problem that some are calling an epidemic. more

Oct 2, 2014 2:45 PM News

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