Tag Archives: health information

Bon Secours Colon Cancer 5k: Don’t Get Left Behind!

2nd Annual Bon Secours 5k for Colon Cancer and 1 Mile Fun Walk — Don’t Get Left Behind — We invite you to join us for the second ever Bon Secours Colon Cancer 5k for Colon Cancer and 1 Mile Fun Walk! Beginning at the Bon Secours Health Center at Harbour View, this race and […]

7 Resources for People Trying to Quit Smoking!

The Great American Smokeout (GASO) starts today! The Smokeout is an opportunity to help cigarette smokers take an important step towards health by putting down the butt and setting a “quit day.” Smoking cessation is hard, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. You can increase your changes of succeeding by developing a plan and taking […]

Navigating the Web of Information

It’s tempting to turn to the Internet every time you or a family member have a health concern. When it comes to your health, you want answers fast to alleviate your worries. Plenty of websites today offer medical information for just about any health problem or symptom you may have. The important thing to consider […]

It’s a Wrap!

The holidays are officially over. If that plate of cookies is still sitting on your kitchen island days later and tempting you every time you walk by, go ahead and wrap it up. Give it to a neighbor or take it to work. Maybe it’s time to throw it away. Sometimes just putting sweet temptations […]

Advanced Wound Care at Bon Secours

Bon Secours Hampton Roads uses a unique wound bandage, called TheraGauze.  TheraGauze is made up of a white fabric that’s moistened with a polymer mixture. Instead of keeping the wound dry, this bandage keeps it moist. As a result, TheraGauze bandages don’t need to be changed as often, lasting two to three days. With most […]

Need a Good Night’s Sleep?

Did you know that any disruption in your normal sleeping patterns is considered a sleep disorder? Sadly, many sleep disorders go undiagnosed for long periods of time simply because patients think these disruptions are either small and unimportant or may resolve on their own. Both thoughts are wrong and pose potential risks to your overall […]

Dr. Oz Visits Hampton Roads

Dr. Mehmet Oz, host of ” The Dr. Oz Show,” famous physician and advocate for healthy aging stopped by Hampton Roads just long enough to play to a packed house – and break a few hearts.  Good news – Oz, a world renowned heart surgeon, can definitely fix it. As the sponsors of the event, […]

Bottom Line: March 16 in Newport News

Be our guest, 6-9pm, March 16, 2010, at the Community Health Education Center on the campus of Mary Immaculate Hospital,  Newport News, where surgeon Emily Rivet and a panel of health experts, and financial experts from RBC Centura talk about protecting Your Bottom Line.

In North Suffolk – Protect Your Bottom Line

March 11, 2010, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5921 Harbour View Blvd. in North Suffolk, surgeon Emily Rivet and a panel of health experts, and financial experts from RBC Centura, will talk about protecting Your Bottom Line. Good colorectal health (and wise money management) are the goals of Bon Secours’ Protect Your Bottom Line events. […]

Physician Seminars: Day of Dance, Peninsula

The area’s top doctors share the secrets of good health, new technologies,  and most effective treatments  at Day of Dance, Peninsula, celebrated 10am-2pm, Saturday, February 27 on the campus of Thomas Nelson Community College. Who will be there? A cardiac surgeon, a pain management specialist, a hernia specialist, a urologist, cardiologists, and the Peninsula’s foremost […]