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Prue Salasky
Reporter, Sr
My Role

Daily Press health reporter covering health news and features in Hampton Roads and beyond. Health is a top priority in everyone's daily life. We report on all aspects, from healthy lifestyles, diet, fitness and nutrition to the health-care debate, insurance issues and the business of health. We connect with readers through blogs, web chats and social media.
My Biography

Over the years I have worked as a reporter, editor, writer, columnist, radio host, blogger and teacher.
My Interests

Health, food, religion,art, social justice, family, politics, reading, fitness and travel.
My Recent Articles

UVA adds specialized genomics lab to enhance precision medicine 6/29/2015
The University of Virginia Health System has opened a high-tech clinical genomics lab that will personalize care for patients, help doctors determine the best treatments for cancers and other diseases, and allow UVA to offer the most cutting-edge clinical trials, according to a news release from...

Local ACA advocate 'thrilled' with U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold subsidies 6/25/2015
Gaylene Kanoyton, head of Celebrate Healthcare, a Peninsula-based health advocacy group was "thrilled" with the U.S. Supreme Court's 6-3 decision upholding the premium subsidies for those purchasing health insurance through the 34 federally run state health exchanges, including Virginia's.

VB teen to represent Virginia at Juvenile Diabetes conference 6/24/2015
Alexis "Brownie" Brown, 17, of Virginia Beach, is one of 160 selected from a pool of more than 1,500 applicants by JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) to join children from around the country in Washington, D.C., to remind their members of Congress to support research on with type 1 diabetes.

Walk, run -- take photos -- for Natasha House and Noland Trail 6/22/2015
Natasha House, Inc., is getting ready to celebrate its 5th anniversary as a shelter for homeless women and children. Its fundraiser, from now until Aug. 31, invites the public to participate in a "Mile in my Shoes" by exercising along the Noland Trail in Newport News, snapping a photo at each mile...

Free community yoga in Newport News 6/25/2015
Zenya's Summer Salutation Series kicked off in Port Warwick Square in Newport News this month. The free community yoga class runs from 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. on Sundays.