The Sweetest Smiles
In recognition of National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month (July), OurHealth Magazine brings to you the story of one local family impacted by the life changing diagnosis not once, but twice. Learning that your child has a cleft (lip and/or palate) is a diagnosis no parent-to-be wants to hear, but for Ed and Heidi Stello of King George County, Virginia, it’s a diagnosis they’ve faced not once, but twice with their own children and multiple times with close family members. The Stello’s have two children, both of whom were born with clefts. The diagnoses for six-year-old Charlie…Be the first to comment!
In 2016, our New Kitchen, New Nutrition, New You series puts the focus on helping you get healthier in the kitchen — one ingredient at a time. Each edition of OurHealth will highlight small changes you can make in your food prep and shopping habits that can add up to a major positive impact on your nutrition and health. Read more..
June is Men’s Health Month. But it’s not the only month men should do their health justice. Despite popular opinion, men need to take care of themselves. Read more..
Part I of OurHealth magazine’s four-part series — "How to in Healthcare: A Step-by-Step Guide to Pursuing a Career in Medicine" — examined how students can begin preparing for a healthcare career as early as high school. It appeared in the April/May 2016 issue of OurHealth magazine’s Richmond edition and focused on building a foundation for success and making high school curriculum count. Read more..
Primary care physicians are our partners on the road to good health. They urge us to get our vaccinations and preventive health screenings. They’re the ones reminding us to eat healthy and exercise. Read more..
Medical expertise and quality compassionate care should always go hand-in-hand when it comes to senior care. The 2016 Senior Living Awards, presented by OurHealth Richmond magazine and CBS 6, gives the opportunity for the community to recognize local senior health communities, services and providers for their exceptional service and care to seniors. Read more..
Local Health Updates
- Johnston-Willis Hospital Using Next Generation Robotic Surgical System
- Are You a High Schooler Interested in a Health Career Summer Program?
- VCU Names Director of Newly Established Center for Compounding Practice and Research
- HCA Virginia Names New Chief Executive Officer for Retreat Doctors’ Hospital
- Two Clinical Trials Test Novel Combination Therapies for Brain and Central Nervous System Cancers
- Clinical Trial Tests Promising Immunotherapies for Advanced Lung Cancer