Tag Archives: Bon Secours Health Center at Harbour View

Pregnancy Complications May Increase Risk for Heart Disease

Complications during pregnancy may signal heart disease later in life for women. Gestational high blood pressure, preeclampsia, gestational diabetes and preterm birth not only pose potential health risks to the baby and mother during pregnancy, but are also associated with an increased risk for heart disease later in life. While pregnancy complications have not been found to […]

Prevent Heart Disease With Screenings, Treatment for Risk Factors

Although heart disease remains the leading cause of death for Americans, many people can lower their risk by taking advantage of regular cardiovascular screenings, changing their lifestyle and taking any necessary medication. In fact, an analysis published in the Annals of Internal Medicine last year, found that preventable risk factors account for half of all heart disease […]

Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System Breaks Ground on New Medical Plaza

Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System held a groundbreaking today for a new medical plaza on the campus of Bon Secours Health Center at Harbour View. The project is a $20 million investment, and once completed, the 58,000-square-foot, two-story facility will offer a comprehensive, outpatient cancer institute that will serve one of the most rapidly […]

Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month at a Mammogram Party

Bon Secours Hampton Roads is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month by throwing Support Your Girls mammogram parties throughout Hampton Roads. Attendees can receive mammograms during the event and enjoy activities such as massages, make-up touch-ups, refreshments and bra fittings. Attendees will also be entered to win Vera Bradley prizes. Screening mammograms are one of the […]

Tips to Prevent Common Summer Injuries

This blog was contributed by Dr. Carl Wentzel, an emergency medicine physician at Bon Secours Health Center at Harbour View. Summer brings beautiful weather, long, sunny days and an increased risk for injuries. With all the great activities that Hampton Roads has to offer, it’s important to prevent injuries so you don’t miss a beat. […]

Register for the Bon Secours 5K for Colon Cancer and 1-Mile Fun Walk

Bon Secours Hampton Roads, in recognition of colon cancer awareness   month, invites you to participate in the fourth annual Bon Secours 5K for Colon Cancer presented by TowneBank and 1-Mile Fun Walk on Saturday, April 5, 2013. Proceeds will be donated to the Bon Secours Maryview Foundation Cancer Fund to provide care for colon […]

Bon Secours Employees to Wear Blue to Kick Colon Cancer

One in 20 people will be diagnosed with colon cancer.  It could be a parent, a friend or a co-worker…it could be you. It’s a scary statistic and it’s one of the reasons why Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System will be hosting a Dress in Blue Day™ on Friday, March 7, 2014.  Employees will […]

Guideline: People with Irregular Heartbeat Should Take Blood Thinners

The American Academy of Neurology has updated its guideline to recommend that people with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, or irregular heartbeat, take oral anticoagulants – a type of blood thinner pill – to prevent stroke. The guideline, published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, has also been endorsed by the World […]

3-D Mammography Technology Comes to Bon Secours Health Center at Harbour View

Bon Secours Health Center at Harbour View is pleased to announce the expansion of the Millie Lancaster Women’s Center to include an additional mammography room with 3-D mammography technology. 3-D mammography allows doctors to examine breast tissue one layer at a time to inspect for any abnormalities in the tissue. During a 3-D mammogram, multiple […]

Bon Secours Celebrates American Heart Month with Good for Your Heart Event in Suffolk

As part of American Heart Month, Bon Secours will offer a free Good for Your Heart health screening event at Bon Secours Health Center at Harbour View, 5818 Harbour View Blvd., Suffolk on February 13 from 4 pm to 7 pm. The Good for Your Heart event is more than a traditional screening event. It […]