The University of Virginia’s Cardiac Valve Center has just opened a new Hybrid Operating Room that promises safer, less-invasive surgeries, shorter recuperation and better outcomes. Charles Fishburne talks with Co-Director Dr. Scott Lim about UVA’s pioneering procedures in this Science Matters report.
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A surgeon at the University of Virginia has developed an international database for physicians to help treat young patients with scoliosis. Charles Fishburne has more in this Science Matters report.
Governor McDonnell’s Commission on Higher-Education Reform meets today to talk about proposals for streamlining operations and producing an additional 100 thousand associate and bachelor’s degrees over the next 15 years. Charles Fishburne reports.
Child pornography charges have been dismissed in a Northern Virginia case involving a 14-year old girl who sent a nude photograph to a classmate. But as Charles Fishburne reports, there is a raging controversy about the state law and what to do about it.
Richmond police have arrested and charged a man in connection with a pair of New Year’s Day homicides in the city, but as Charles Fishburne reports, they are not done yet.
Virginia State Police have retrieved a body of a man from a swamp just off I-95 in Prince George County. Charles Fishburne reports.
Virginia voters will have an extra week to register to vote beginning this year…which puts the deadline one week from today…and as Charles Fishburne reports, the ACLU is offering informational cards describing voters rights and urging voters to register.
An expert on earthquakes at Virginia Tech says the small tremor that hit about 20 miles north of Richmond over the weekend will not be the last, nor will it be the biggest. Charles Fishburne reports.
A nationally-recognized expert in childhood mental illness says there are 15 million children in this country who suffer from mental problems, and most will not get any professional help for it. Charles Fishburne talked with Dr. Bela Sood who is professor and chair of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine.
VCU’s Sheldon Retchin is named vice-chairman of the National Health Care Workforce Commission to help guide the President and Congress as the nation faces unprecedented health care challenges.