'Medicare for All' stirs up divisive issues for 2020 Dems

'Medicare for All' stirs up divisive issues for 2020 Dems

'Medicare for All' would mean big policy shifts on benefits for immigrants and abortion coverage.

8 mins ago
What my DNA told me: Avoid fast food, eat vegetables

What my DNA told me: Avoid fast food, eat vegetables

Several companies promise dietary insights tailored to your genetic profile for as much as $300, but the science behind such services is limited.

9 mins ago
Monkey birth a step to saving fertility of boys with cancer

Monkey birth a step to saving fertility of boys with cancer

Birth of a monkey highlights experimental technology to preserve fertility when boys undergo cancer treatment.

26 mins ago
Ohio cuts funding for Planned Parenthood after court OK

Ohio cuts funding for Planned Parenthood after court OK

Ohio's health department is ending grants and contracts that send money to Planned Parenthood after a federal appeals court upheld a state anti-abortion law that blocks public money for the group.

58 mins ago
New Jersey lawmakers near vote on recreational cannabis

New Jersey lawmakers near vote on recreational cannabis

Lawmakers are poised to vote on making New Jersey the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana.

58 mins ago
California grower recalls avocados over possible listeria

California grower recalls avocados over possible listeria

Sunday, March 24th 2019, 2:01 PM EDT
Kentucky anti-vaxxer gets hearing over chickenpox ban

Kentucky anti-vaxxer gets hearing over chickenpox ban

Friday, March 22nd 2019, 7:51 AM EDT
Italy: Infant dies after parents circumcise him at home

Italy: Infant dies after parents circumcise him at home

Sunday, March 24th 2019, 9:21 AM EDT
UN: Ebola increasing in Congo due to 'security challenges'

UN: Ebola increasing in Congo due to 'security challenges'

Friday, March 22nd 2019, 6:41 AM EDT
Cleanup of Texas chemical plant hamstrung by new fire, spill

Cleanup of Texas chemical plant hamstrung by new fire, spill

Friday, March 22nd 2019, 3:01 PM EDT
Science Says: Tiny 'water bears' can teach us about survival

Science Says: Tiny 'water bears' can teach us about survival

FDA takes up decades-long debate over breast implant safety

FDA takes up decades-long debate over breast implant safety

Study: About 4 percent of women are pregnant when jailed

Study: About 4 percent of women are pregnant when jailed

Poll: More Americans say too little spending on health

Poll: More Americans say too little spending on health

US experts: Medicines for opioid addiction vastly underused

US experts: Medicines for opioid addiction vastly underused

Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds

Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds

Scientists say smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by about five times.

Tuesday, March 19th 2019, 7:41 PM EDT
Tyson recalls chicken strips due to metal fears

Tyson recalls chicken strips due to metal fears

Arkansas-based Tyson Foods is recalling more than 69,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips because they may be contaminated with pieces of metal.

Friday, March 22nd 2019, 7:01 AM EDT
With black lung fund in jeopardy, taxpayers could foot bill

With black lung fund in jeopardy, taxpayers could foot bill

The Trump administration and coal industry allies are insisting that a federal black lung trust fund will continue to pay benefits to sick miners despite a drastic cut in funding.

Wednesday, March 20th 2019, 6:01 PM EDT
Mississippi governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion law

Mississippi governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion law

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he is not worried about lawsuits the state prepares to enact one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation.

Thursday, March 21st 2019, 7:01 AM EDT
Jury: Roundup weed killer is major factor in man's cancer

Jury: Roundup weed killer is major factor in man's cancer

A jury in federal court in San Francisco has concluded that Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer.

Tuesday, March 19th 2019, 5:51 PM EDT
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: The Importance of Self Care

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: The Importance of Self Care

Women of all ages often find themselves as primary care givers. Whether it’s for children, parents, or a spouse, the goal is to be able to provide the best care possible. Doctors say part of that is learning to take care of you.

UVA House Call: Certified Bariatric Nurse Libby Rexrode on Bariatric Surgery

UVA House Call: Certified Bariatric Nurse Libby Rexrode on Bariatric Surgery

When it comes to losing a lot of weight, lots of people are opting for bariatric surgery.

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Foot and Ankle Injuries and Surgery

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Foot and Ankle Injuries and Surgery

Our focus this week is on a new service that is now available. Sentara Martha Jefferson recently expanded its orthopedic offerings, adding foot and ankle surgery to the list of specialties they treat.  

UVA House Call: Dr. Larry Borish on Immune Deficiencies, New Accreditation

UVA House Call: Dr. Larry Borish on Immune Deficiencies, New Accreditation

University of Virginia Health System is now considered a Center of Excellence for treating people with immune deficiencies. 

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Hip Arthroscopy

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Hip Arthroscopy

Hip arthroscopy is used by doctors to treat a variety of issues. It involves inserting a camera through a small poke hole in the skin to evaluate the hip joint.

VSP Investigating Fatal Crash on Interstate 64

VSP Investigating Fatal Crash on Interstate 64

PVCC Expanding Car-Loaning Program

PVCC Expanding Car-Loaning Program

Central Virginia United Methodist Churches are Bowling for A Good Cause

Central Virginia United Methodist Churches are Bowling for A Good Cause

The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative Creates Interactive Map of City Murals

The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative Creates Interactive Map of City Murals

VSP IDs Victim in Fatal Three-Vehicle Crash on I-64 Louisa County

VSP IDs Victim in Fatal Three-Vehicle Crash on I-64 Louisa County

UVA Basketball Advances to NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Beating Oklahoma 63-51

UVA Basketball Advances to NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Beating Oklahoma 63-51

Charlottesville's Nic Kent Hits First Career Home Run, UVA Beats Pittsburgh 5-2 to Sweep Series

Charlottesville's Nic Kent Hits First Career Home Run, UVA Beats Pittsburgh 5-2 to Sweep Series

Cavaliers Battle Sooners; Look to Advance to Sweet Sixteen

Cavaliers Battle Sooners; Look to Advance to Sweet Sixteen

Friends Becomes Foes as Former High School Teammates Clash in NCAA Tournament

Friends Becomes Foes as Former High School Teammates Clash in NCAA Tournament

Cavaliers Face Experienced Oklahoma Squad in NCAA Tournament 2nd Round

Cavaliers Face Experienced Oklahoma Squad in NCAA Tournament 2nd Round

C'ville City Leaders Working to Make Vietnam Memorial More Accessible

C'ville City Leaders Working to Make Vietnam Memorial More Accessible

Juvenile Arrested In Connection to Threat Against CHS

Juvenile Arrested In Connection to Threat Against CHS

Wes Bellamy, Former New Orleans Mayor Discuss Confederate Monuments

Wes Bellamy, Former New Orleans Mayor Discuss Confederate Monuments

Charlottesville Finds Solution to Potentially Avoid Real Estate Tax Increase

Charlottesville Finds Solution to Potentially Avoid Real Estate Tax Increase

People in Charlottesville Weigh in on Proposed Real Estate Tax Increase

People in Charlottesville Weigh in on Proposed Real Estate Tax Increase