Retreat Doctors’ Hospital offering free seminars, screenings for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

The event will be from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20 at the Retreat Doctors’ Hospital in Richmond.

  Neighborhood Health Watch: Common sports-related injuries and prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says high school athletes account for 2 million injuries a year.

  HCA Neighborhood Health Watch: Spinal stenosis

Spinal stenosis is arthritic narrowing of the lower spine, usually affecting people as they age. It causes pain like a pinched nerve or sciatica.

  HCA Neighborhood Health Watch: Opioid use disorders in pregnancy

When women use opioids during pregnancy, it can have serious consequences for them - and their babies.

  HCA Neighborhood Health Watch: The 4th trimester of pregnancy

The fourth trimester is a critical time after the baby is born, yet it's rarely discussed. The maternal mortality rate in the U.S. is rising, particularly affecting African-American women.

HCA Neighborhood Health Watch: ‘Strive Study’ for early cancer detection

This clinical trial that's happening now is called the Strive Study. It examines blood samples taken from women who are not currently having a concern or issue.

HCA Neighborhood Health Watch: Diabetic foot wounds, prevention and treatment

There are a number of things that can slow or complicate healing - including diabetes. High levels of blood glucose caused by diabetes can affect the nerves, and over time, cause poor blood circulation.

HCA Neighborhood Health Watch: Treatment for urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse

The common term is urinary leakage. Treatment for it depends on the type of incontinence, its severity and the cause.

HCA Neighborhood Health Watch: Cancer genetics and newest options for genetic testing

The topic today for Neighborhood Health Watch is cancer genetics and the newest options for genetic testing.

HCA Neighborhood Health Watch: Heart failure and how to prevent or manage it

Heart failure is the topic today in Neighborhood Health Watch. It's one of the most common reasons people over age 65 end up in the hospital.