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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

Renowned Norfolk doctor, 'father' of in-vitro fertilization in the U.S, has died 7/31/2015
Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk has reported the death on Friday of Howard W. Jones Jr., the father of in vitro fertilization (IVF) in the United States.

Virginia Gov. McAuliffe half way to goal of enrolling 35,000 children in FAMIS 7/31/2015
In last year's "A Healthy Virginia" plan, Gov. Terry McAuliffe set a goal of enrolling 35,000 additional children in Virginia in the FAMIS program by the end of 2016. Already, an additional 17,000 have signed up for the health insurance program for Medicaid-eligible children.

Close to 40 Virginia physicians received $1.2 million in bonus payments through PATH awards 7/31/2015
Newport News physicians Sinclair McCracken, and those at James River Family Practice and Doctors Clinic, were among those receiving bonus payments from United Healthcare for PATH Excellence in Patient Service Awards.

Williamsburg plastic surgery facility receives safety accreditation 7/31/2015
Plastic Surgery Specialists in Williamsburg was one of 37 facilities nationwide to receive accreditation for patient safety from the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities.

New Ebola vaccine announced; date of availability undetermined 7/31/2015
"A new, effective, Ebola vaccine announced Friday is a historic step forward in defeating the deadly disease and restoring a sense of normalcy for residents and travelers to the West African region," announced Passport Health in a news release, July 31.