Neighborhood Health Watch

Sports Backers, Kids Run RVA collaborating on virtual exercise challenge

Sports Backers and Kids Run RVA announced a new “Kids Challenge: Virtual Edition" that encourages Richmond-area kids to stay active every day.

  Urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse

  What’s involved in a direct anterior total hip replacement?

Johnston-Willis Hospital Neurosciences Program The Leading Brain & Spine Care Providers in Central Virginia

Robotic surgery makes routine procedures simpler

  Rick factors for coronary artery disease

  Uncomfortable feeling in your chest? It could be GERD

Continued Coverage

  Endometrial cancer: Symptoms, risk factors and treatment

  Cervical spine surgery: When it is time to take that step?

  Asthma is a chronic disease, but can be managed for a healthy life

  HCA Neighborhood Health Watch: Hip replacements

  Genetic testing available to detect breast cancer

Henrico Doctors’ Hospital to host breast cancer awareness community event

  When should women get a mammogram

Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer in women and one in eight women in the U.S. will get it.

Johnston-Willis Hospital provides complete breast cancer support

Learn the facts about the screening process and why early detection is so important.

  Breast cancer awareness month: Know your options

About 1 in 8 women will get breast cancer at some point in their lives.

  Early detection is key to saving colon cancer patients’ lives

Dr. Mohit Jindal with Chippenham Hospital says that one in three American adults are not screened as recommended.

  200 million people affected by peripheral arterial disease

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

  Neighborhood Health Watch: Common sports-related injuries and prevention

  HCA Neighborhood Health Watch: Spinal stenosis

  HCA Neighborhood Health Watch: Opioid use disorders in pregnancy

  HCA Neighborhood Health Watch: The 4th trimester of pregnancy

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.