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VCU Medical Center ranked top hospital in RVA

With many of its programs ranked among the best in the country.


Bon Secours CEO outlines vision for East End

Bernard hopes to improve the area through health, wellness, and economic development.


HCA Virginia, iTriage add mobile medical resources

One new feature allows people on their way to emergency rooms to let hospital staff know they’re coming.


Second case of tuberculosis hits VCU

The university has confirmed that another student was diagnosed with TB, the second student diagnosed in as many weeks.

The health impact of concentrated poverty in the East End

A look at the health impacts of living in the poorest section of the East End of Richmond.

Quadruple amputee Lindsay Ess gets two new hands on life →

Goodbye chocolate bars, Martin’s announces healthier items near checkout lanes

Have a hard time saying no to those sweet treats while you wait in the checkout lane of grocery stores? Martin’s will now make it easier to avoid them (and have a healthier diet too).

VCU doctor wins grant to study Parkinson’s from Michael J. Fox Foundation

A VCU doctor wants to study two approaches to dealing with Parkinson’s and related issues, and the Michael J. Fox Foundation is kicking in money to make it happen.

VCU Medical Center ranked best hospital in both RVA and Virginia

According to new national rankings, VCU Medical Center is the best place to go for medical care if you live in RVA or anywhere else in the state.


VCU Health System VP weighs-in on health care ruling

A local health official praises the increased coverage headed to Americans but worries about who will provide care to an influx of patients