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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

Newport News officer stops suicide attempt [Warning: Graphic Content] 12/19/2014
The man was laying on the sidewalk when officers arrived, an 8-inch butcher knife firmly pressed against his stomach. He was crying. He said he didn't deserve to live.

Hampton jury recommends 30 years in fatal Alley parking lot shooting 12/19/2014
A jury recommended Friday that Crystal Harrell spend 30 years in prison for killing Sakinah Breathwaite. After that sentence was handed down, another sentence was made final: Five children were left without their mothers' care.

Dozens in mental health crisis admitted to Eastern State as 'last resort' 12/19/2014
More than 40 adults in psychiatric crisis were admitted to Eastern State Hospital as the facility of "last resort" in the first three months after a law took effect requiring the state to provide safety-net psychiatric beds.

CNU psychology professor gives tips to curb last-minute shopping stress 12/19/2014
Holiday shopping — especially last-minute — can be stressful, but some efforts to save time or money can actually make the experience worse, a Christopher Newport University professor of psychology says.

Flu is now 'widespread' in Virginia 12/19/2014
As if on cue, flu season in Virginia hit a "widespread" level this week, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, directly mirroring last year's timeline.