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Who's on Team Gloucester?A $4.35 million wrongful death lawsuit has been filed in Gloucester County Circuit Court against Dr. Melvin W. Ressler, a surgeon who practices at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital. The lawsuit was filed on Oct. 4 by Martha Sue Norville, executor......
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Daily PressA head-on collision on the northern end of Newport News Monday night sent two people to the hospital. The two-vehicle collision happened in a construction zone along Fort Eustis Boulevard near Jefferson Avenue, said Newport News Battalion Chief Jack...
The American Red Cross runs daily blood collection drives in order to maintain its inventory. It has a particularly difficult time in the summer and platelet donations are needed too. Platelets are the clotting factor in your blood and only have a...
NEWPORT NEWS — Man jumped, robbed At about 9:30 p.m. Thursday, police responded to One Stop mini mart in the 600 block of Dresden Drive, off Jefferson Avenue, to a robbery call. A 45-year-old Newport News man was in front of the store with...
Virginia Health Information has released its 2012 Health Care Pricing Report, now in its fourth year. The free online report contains pricing information on common medical procedures, ranging from a mammogram to a knee replacement. It’s particularly...
A Gloucester man who was arrested Friday evening in connection with a fatal two-car wreck on Route 17 near Willis Road has been released from jail. Jeremy Shane Hedrick, 40, of Ark, was arrested on a manslaughter charge by the Virginia State Police. He...
A two-vehicle wreck on Saturday that claimed the life of Gloucester resident Donald Troy Durham remains under investigation with possible charges pending against the driver who allegedly caused the accident. Donald Troy Durham, 46, of Summerville Drive...
Ischemic stroke, when blood clots block the blood vessels to the brain, represent about 87 percent of all strokes. Strokes affect 795,000 people in the U.S. each year. The highest death rates from stroke are in the Southeast. The FDA approved the...
For the 8th consecutive year, Riverside Health System was named among the most wired health systems in the Hospitals & Health Networks Magazine 2012 survey. It's the only health system in Virginia with the distinction. Four Riverside hospitals --...
Riverside Regional Medical Center has been a designated Trauma Center since 1982. The Department of Health recently conducted a site review and reverified its status. Here are some of the strengths that it noted: - Dr. Munn, the trauma medical...
The next generation of da Vinci surgical robotic technology is in use at Riverside Regional Medical Center inNewport News. The new robot has a virtual simulator, fluorescence imaging and a dual console. Its high definition 3-D cameras allow doctors to...
Daily PressHeather Poertner Pleads Guilty to Child Neglect and Felony Murder April 26, 2011 For Immediate Release Newport News, Virginia The following statement of facts was read in Court by a prosecutor after Haether Poertner who plead guilty to 3 counts of...
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