78% of Virginians worried about affording healthcare in the future

More than half (55%) of Virginians have had trouble affording health care in the last year, and 78% are worried about affording health care in the future, according to the Virginia Consumer...

Support for abortion access reaches highest level in 24 years

Support for legal abortion has reached its highest level in more than 20 years, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, with 60% of Americans saying abortion should be legal in...

What Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant’s opposition to Medicaid expansion means

Virginia’s historic Medicaid expansion caused headaches for the handful of Republicans who voted for it during this year's primaries. But what does it mean for Republicans who didn't support expansion?

Planned Parenthood launches advocacy group to protect abortion rights in Virginia

Planned Parenthood is launching a regional political advocacy group to protect abortion rights in Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C. The announcement comes as states such as Georgia, Alabama...

Health officials warn of possible exposure to measles in NoVA

If you were at Terminal A in Dulles International Airport on Sunday June 2 between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m., you might have been exposed to measles. Northern Virginia health...

Trump Doesn’t Think D.C. Metro Area a ‘Priority’ For Coronavirus Testing Yet

Northam, along with leaders from Maryland and D.C., wrote the president to ask for priority testing in the area Gov. Ralph Northam, with elected officials from D.C and...
Mark Whitfield, whose daughter was shot and killed at a cookout over Memorial Day Weekend, speaks at a roundtable on gun violence in Richmond organized by U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine.

26 students shot in Richmond this year

Twenty-six Richmond Public Schools students were shot this past school year, NBC12 reports, and two lost their lives. That's more than one shooting victim for every 1,000 students in Richmond schools.

Drug companies flooded Norton, Va. with 306 pain pills per person each year. The...

Two Virginia cities received the most opioid pain pills per capita in the nation between 2006 and 2012, according to a new Washington Post analysis of newly released company data. 

Planned Parenthood withdraws from Title X due to Trump administration’s “gag rule”

Planned Parenthood said Monday that it would withdraw from the federal family planning program that provides birth control and reproductive health care to low-income patients around the country rather than comply with...

What the Trump administration’s latest attack on reproductive rights means for Virginia

The Trump administration announced this week that family planning clinics that receive taxpayer funding under the Title X program must stop referring women for abortions immediately. In its latest...