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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

HHS proposes rule to prohibit gender identity discrimination in health care 9/3/2015
The proposed rule issued Thursday establishes hat the prohibition on sex discrimination includes discrimination based on gender identity. Some insurance policies have historically contained categorical exclusions on coverage of all care related to gender transition.

Virginia Business Coalition on Health announces free round table series 9/3/2015
The Virginia Business Coalition on Health, VBCH, announced its "Emerging Trends in Health Care and Insurance" series of round table community discussions, Thursday.

PAA still has free fans for qualifying seniors 9/1/2015
The Peninsula Agency on Aging has box fans to give away to qualifying seniors.

Motorcycle ride for Project Lifesaver 9/2/2015
The Newport News Sheriff's Office is sponsoring its second annual Project Lifesaver Motorcycle Ride at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11. The escorted ride starts at Shelters 19 and 20 in Newport News Park, 13560 Jefferson Ave., Newport News.

TRICARE announces change to prescription benefits 9/1/2015
Starting Oct. 1, 2015, a new law requires all TRICARE beneficiaries, except active duty service members, to get select brand name maintenance drugs through either TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery or from a military pharmacy. Beneficiaries who keep using a retail pharmacy for these drugs will have...