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11 Feb 2013

Bill Would Block Minors from Tanning

Virginians under age 15 would no longer be able to use indoor tanning salons under legislation moving through the General Assembly.

10 Feb 2013

Bill Would Block Minors from Tanning

Virginians under age 15 would no longer be able to use indoor tanning salons under legislation moving through the General Assembly.

30 Apr 2012

Governor Signs Six Bills to Combat Cancer

Gov. Bob McDonnell on Monday ceremonially signed six pieces of legislation that will further cancer-related research, treatment and education.

02 Mar 2012

Law Would ‘Level Playing Field’ for Chemotherapy Pills

Two bills progressing through the General Assembly may give cancer patients greater access to lifesaving cancer treatments. House Bill 1273, sponsored by Delegate Christopher Peace, R-Mechanicsville, and Senate Bill 450, sponsored by Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel, R-Winchester, seek to reduce the high cost of oral chemotherapy medications.

23 Feb 2012

General Assembly, CDC Diverge on HPV Vaccine

While Virginia is moving to repeal its requirement that girls get vaccinated against the human papillomavirus, the federal government and a major medical association are urging just the opposite: that boys as well as girls receive the vaccine.