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How To Support Parents After the Loss of A Baby

The loss of a baby is a devastating blow. However, according to a 2004 study, infant deaths are rarely treated the same way as the death of an adult or grown child. Parents receive little or no support from family or friends who don’t know what to say or how to act around the parents. […]

Free Heart Health Screenings Offered in Newport News

Join Bon Secours for a free heart assessment at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital Health Resource Center on Saturday, January 24 from 9 am to noon. These screenings will check your heart health, blood pressure, cholesterol and more. By participating, you’ll gain a better understanding of the risk factors that lead to an unhealthy heart and what […]

Dr. Christopher McCann, gynecologic oncologist, joins Bon Secours Medical Group

Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System is pleased to announce that Christopher McCann, DO, has joined the staff at Bon Secours Gynecologic Oncology Specialists in Newport News. Dr. McCann received his doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from University of New England. He completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical […]

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 […]

Bon Secours Volunteers Give Over 2000 Free Flu Shots

As part of Bon Secours’ mission to improve community health through prevention and education, over 100 employees volunteered their time on Saturday morning to give out 2002 free flu shots to the Hampton Roads community. This is the second year that the health system has given away free flu shots. “This event helps us make […]

Bon Secours Offers Free Flu Shots for the Community

  Bon Secours Hampton Roads has declared Saturday, September 27, 2014 as “Free Drive-Through Flu Shot Day.” To make flu shots more accessible and increase compliance with Center for Disease Control and Prevention regulations, the local health system is continuing the tradition of offering free drive-through service at four locations. Join the hundreds of residents […]

Warm Weather Checklist for Tidewater Moms

With warm weather and springtime just around the corner, it’s time to get your family ready to handle the sun, sand and surf of Hampton Roads. Though warm weather can certainly have health benefits by inspiring more physical activities and improving your mood, it can also pose risks. Follow the checklist below so you can […]

Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital Offers Free Diabetes Management Classes

Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital offers free diabetes management classes to help you improve your health both today and in the future. The classes, run by diabetes educators and registered dietitians, provide education on topics like nutrition, exercise, blood sugar monitoring and medication management. When your blood sugar is well controlled, you have more energy […]

Long-Term Support Key for Weight Loss

A 2011 study showed that patients who received social support after weight loss surgery, especially those in support groups, lost more weight after surgery. At Bon Secours Surgical Weight Loss Center, we provide long-term support so that you can achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle. We encourage you to attend support groups both before and […]

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

As part of American Heart Month, Bon Secours will offer a free Good for Your Heart health screening event at the Health Education Center at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital, 2 Bernardine Drive, Newport News on February 19 from 4 pm to 7 pm. The Good for Your Heart event is more than a traditional […]