Healthcare

Candidates on the issues — environment

With the General Assembly elections this November, we’re looking at how candidates in competitive races stand on the issues that matter. Now up: environmental...

Candidates on the issues — healthcare

With the General Assembly elections this November, we’re looking at how candidates in competitive races stand on the issues that matter. For...

Candidates on the issues — women’s equality

With the General Assembly elections this November, we’re looking at how candidates in competitive races stand on the issues that matter. For...

Medical marijuana won’t be available in Virginia until mid-2020

Some of the five medical marijuana dispensaries opening in Virginia could be operational by the end of the year, but none...

Richmond tackles city’s eviction crisis with new grant

Facing the second-highest eviction rates in the United States, Richmond is taking proactive steps to fight the city’s eviction crisis.

Number of uninsured Americans increases under Trump

The number of uninsured Americans increased in 2018, marking the first increase in the uninsured rate since the Affordable Care Act passed...

UVA Medical Center to change billing and collection policies after scathing report

The University of Virginia Medical Center is reviewing its policy of suing and garnishing wages of patients with outstanding medical bills, after...

Richmond City Council condemns use of conversion therapy

The Richmond City Council condemned the use of “conversion therapy” in the city on Monday, adopting a resolution first proposed by Mayor...

Virginia Democrats have plans to address cost of insulin, other drugs

As the price of insulin has skyrocketed in the past decade, diabetics have been forced to ration their insulin, turn to cheaper...

Pharmacy owned by Del. Chris Jones was among Suffolk’s biggest buyers of opioids

Between 2006 and 2012, pharmaceutical companies flooded the Commonwealth with more than 1.6 billion prescription pain pills, according to a recent analysis...

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