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FEB
02

Sentara addresses Zika virus concerns

February 02, 2016

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

JAN
10

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.

DEC
17

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?

DEC
16

ER online check in at Sentara Martha Jefferson

December 16, 2015

Online check in app launches at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital emergency departments.

DEC
02

Sentara RMH Medical Group president to retire

December 02, 2015

John A. McGowan, M.D., president of the Sentara RMH Medical Group (SRMG), will retire effective July 2016.