A new coalition involving Virginia's First Lady is already seeing results in the effort to reduce childhood hunger across the state.
Organizers with the group Share Our Strength say their “No Kid Hungry” campaign is getting unprecedented attention from First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe.
Josh Wachs, chief strategy officer with Share Our Strength, says that attention is already feeding some of the one sixth of Virginia's kids who sometimes don't get enough to eat. Wachs says the McAuliffes understand it's not a lack of food, but a lack of outreach and access.
It's back to the drawing board for a slightly revamped State Board of Health, which now has new political appointees. The Board has decided to study and amend abortion clinic regulations that have only been in effect since last year. The regulations’ defenders say the inspections have uncovered unsafe conditions, while abortion-rights advocates say the rules may force clinics to close.
There’s more proof that working night shifts can be harmful to your health. A new study identifies a molecule that affects a tumor suppressor gene when normal sleep cycles are disrupted over a long period of time.
A University of Virginia Medical Clinic sees one or two patients a week for injuries from…of all things…yoga.
That’s an unfortunate side effect of the practice’s boom…20.4 million Americans do yoga and on average spend $500 a year on clothes and retreats.
In a downtown Charlottesville gym, I am surrounded by the standard yoga gear: a mat, two foam blocks, a strap, and a blanket, but for the first time in the ten years that I’ve taken yoga , a teacher hands me a coaster-sized accessory I’ve never seen before -- called a Flip-Chip.