Tag Archives: Hampton

Put Your Heart First – Join South Hampton Roads American Heart Association Heart Walk to Save Lives

(September 4, 2013 Norfolk, VA) — More than 3,000 South Hampton Roads area residents are expected to join the South Hampton Roads Heart Walk on Saturday, September 21st to raise funds to fight heart disease and stroke, America’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers. The annual event begins at 9:00am at Mt. Trashmore City Park […]

Chong Suh Lee, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Joins Tidewater Surgical Specialists

Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center announces that Chong Suh Lee, MD, FACS, FASCRS, is now associated with Tidewater Surgical Specialists, Colon and Rectal Surgery Division. Board certified in general surgery, colon and rectal surgery, Dr. Lee brings over 19 years of experience managing complex colon and rectal surgical diseases to Bon Secours.   Dr. Lee […]

Easy Ways to Get Better Sleep

Getting enough sleep is crucial for good health – it helps your heart and your immune system, it improves your mood, and studies have even suggested that sleep deprivation can be linked to weight gain. But in a harried world of late-night gadgets and TV shows and early morning daycare drop-offs and meetings, it can […]

Kids, Cars, and Heatstroke: Tips for Parents to Avoid Tragedy

For parents, the worst thought in the world is that of something happening to your children. Heartbreakingly, children die or are seriously injured each year from heatstroke in hot vehicles. Perhaps the worst part is that these deaths and injuries are preventable. Heatstroke often occurs when children, without the knowledge of their parents or caregivers, […]

Lenny Laureta-Bansil, DO, Joins Hampton Roads OB/GYN Center

Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center announces that Lenny Laureta-Bansil, DO, is now associated with Hampton Roads OB/GYN Center, located at 100 Kingsley Lane, Suite 100, Norfolk, VA 23505 and at 885 Kempsville Road, Suite 320, Norfolk, VA 23502.   Hampton Roads OB/GYN Center is a vital part of the Bon Secours Virginia Medical Group. Dr. Bansil […]

Are You Running Too Fast?

If you’re a runner, chances are good that you are working towards a goal like building up your speed, increasing your distance, training for a race, or achieving a new personal record. So what if there were one simple thing that you could do to help you achieve all of those goals? There is: slow […]

Lower Your Diabetes Risk With Oatmeal

There’s no guaranteed way to make sure you never develop blood sugar problems, but research suggests that eating oatmeal for breakfast can help to reduce your risk of diabetes. Studies have shown that people who consume 25 grams of cereal fibers daily were 61% less likely to develop diabetes. In this instance, cereal fiber doesn’t […]

Could Being Tall Increase Your Cancer Risk?

According to a recent study, taller women appear to be more likely to develop cancer than their shorter counterparts. Researchers studied that data on 20,928 post-menopausal women with cancer and found a correlation between their height and their chances for developing nineteen different kinds of cancer. Even after removing variables like smoking, alcohol consumption, cancer […]

Dr. DeMaria Joins Bon Secours Medical Group

A pioneer in bariatric surgery and a specialist in gastric bypass and obesity, Dr. DeMaria has 23 years of experience and has performed over 2,000 bariatric surgery procedures and is considered an expert in advanced laparoscopic surgery procedures. His surgical skills are often sought for high risk patients and those with complications, as well as […]

A Week After World Hepatitis Day: Have You Followed Up?

World Hepatitis Day, a day geared towards raising awareness about hepatitis B and C and encourage diagnosis and treatment, was just observed on July 28th. You may have noticed the graphics and news stories on social media. But in the busy modern world, it’s easy to have an out-of-sight, out-of-mind attitude and not follow up […]