7505 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, VA
23607
757-247-4784
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

Pets and chocolate don't mix -- take these holiday precautions 4/18/2014


Diabetes numbers triple, but dramatic decline in complications 4/18/2014
In a decade, three times more people have developed Diabetes Type 2, but there has been a major reduction in complications suffered. Those with diabetes spend more than 2 times as much as others on health care; cost to the nation is $45 billion annually. For the full story, go here:

Advance directives -- today's the day: National Healthcare Decisions Day 4/16/2014


New epilepsy support group will meet in Yorktown 4/15/2014
The Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia has started a new support group in Yorktown. The first meeting is on Saturday, May 3, from 2 to 3 p.m. at Tabb Library, 100 Long Green Blvd., Yorktown.

Free boating safety class in Newport News 4/15/2014
The Newport News Police Department Marine Patrol is offering the Virginia Boaters Safety Classroom Course on Sat. May 17 at the department's Community Outreach Center, 10188 Warwick Blvd., Newport News .