Tharon Giddens

Mumps swell up at VCU, plus metro Richmond health by the numbers. more

Mar 15, 2018 3:33 PM Health

The harsh flu season seems to be waning. more

Mar 8, 2018 3:22 PM Health

Timing is crucial in treating stroke, but the window in treatment time has opened wider in some cases. more

Mar 2, 2018 4:43 PM Health

From infant checkups to elder care, there are medical practices in metro Richmond that will come to you. more

Feb 28, 2018 11:08 AM Health

The proposed merger of Bon Secours with Mercy Health would result in the nation's fifth-largest Catholic health care system. more

Feb 21, 2018 4:48 PM Health

A partnership based in Chesterfield offers area residents eco-friendly pouches to dispose of unwanted meds. more

Feb 15, 2018 3:31 PM Health

Spikes in drug, alcohol and suicide deaths among rural, middle-aged whites have resulted in two years of declining life-expectancy rates in the United States. more

Feb 8, 2018 3:43 PM Health

A surge in influenza cases has led to visitation restrictions at metro-area hospitals, plus more of the week's health news. more

Feb 1, 2018 12:50 PM Health

Free dental care to Richmond children in need will be provided on Friday, courtesy of the Give Kids a Smile campaign. more

Jan 31, 2018 4:19 PM Health

Sports Backers' Fitness Warriors come together for their annual celebration of the community fitness advocacy program, plus more of the week's health news. more

Jan 25, 2018 3:24 PM Health

Online health assessments don't trump an actual physical, but may offer insights, plus more of the week's health news. more

Jan 18, 2018 3:33 PM Health

Our annual survey to identify Richmond’s best health care providers is open, plus more of the week's health news. more

Jan 11, 2018 3:24 PM Health

A team of friends take a 105-mile walk to Washington, D.C., in arctic cold to promote patriotism and salute service members. more

Jan 4, 2018 11:18 AM Health

The MEDARVA Foundation is now accepting applications for community health care grants, plus more of the week's health news. more

Dec 28, 2017 12:53 PM Health

Tips on staying healthy and well through the holidays from Richmond doctors more

Dec 21, 2017 9:46 AM Health

Richmond is full of people striving to make this a better place to live, work and play. Here are five who made an impact in 2017 and five to watch in 2018. more

Dec 18, 2017 9:30 AM , , , , Features 2 Comments

VCU’s Hume-Lee Transplant Center marks its 60th year of giving second chances to transplant patients. more

Dec 14, 2017 2:57 PM Health

The tragic loss of a son to opioids has a VCU oral surgeon advocating for change in how doctors administer painkillers, plus more of the week's health news. more

Dec 7, 2017 12:48 PM Health

A Richmond gym will offer boxing workouts to people with Parkinson’s disease, plus more of the week's health news. more

Nov 30, 2017 1:33 PM Health

The lone ACA provider for much of metro Richmond now offers a choice of HCA and VCU facilities and service providers, plus more of the week's health news. more

Nov 16, 2017 1:31 PM Health

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