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Sentara Timber Way Health Center Opening Feb. 15th

February 12, 2016

OVERVIEW • New Center combines practices of Timberville Health Care and Sprinbrook Family Medicine, Broadway. • Expanded services include X-ray, laboratory and rehabilitation • A public open house is being held Sunday, Feb. 21, 2-4 p.m. at the Center.


New concept in hip and knee replacements introduced

February 08, 2016

Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital is changing the way patients and their families think about and experience hip and knee replacement surgery with the introduction of its newly opened Sentara OrthoJoint Center®.


Sentara addresses Zika virus concerns

February 02, 2016

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika virus an international emergency on Feb. 1, 2016.


Sentara Leigh Hospital welcomes first baby of 2016

January 10, 2016

Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk had the first baby born in Hampton Roads, born at 12:01 a.m.


Understanding how chemotherapy works

December 17, 2015

Chemotherapy and radiation are two common treatment options that often are thought about after a cancer diagnosis. But what exactly is chemotherapy, and how do you know if it's right for your diagnosis?

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