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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

In Virginia, Medicaid expansion survey says .... 10/8/2015
A new survey of likely voters in five states -- Florida, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia -- shows solid majorities believe the Affordable Care Act is here to stay (64 percent) and that Congress should work to improve the law (71 percent), according to a news release from the Commonwealth...

Sentara offering free drive-thru flu shots on Saturday 10/6/2015
 Nine Sentara locations in Hampton Roads will offer free flu shots from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015.  Two thousand doses are being made available at no cost to adult recipients 18 and older. Flu shots will be administered by a trained clinical team. No appointments needed – first...

Free Alzheimer's talk by Duke University expert at Air & Space Center Tuesday 10/5/2015
 Kathleen Welsh-Bohmer, director of the Bryan Alzheimer's Center at Duke University, will present "Advancing the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease by 2025" at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the Virginia Air & Space Center in downtown Hampton. The Sigma Series event is free and no reservations...

Take advantage of free shots to fend off the flu; multiple Riverside locations 10/5/2015
Riverside is offering free flu shots for adults at multiple locations in upcoming weeks. Flu shots are available for adult (over age 18) walk-ins on a first-come, first-serve basis only (no appointments) while vaccine supplies last. Both the high dose vaccine (for adults 65 and older) and the intradermal...

Another top Sentara executive, responsible for Peninsula expansion, to retire 10/1/2015
Following last month's announcement that Sentara CEO David L. Bernd would retire in March 2016, the health care system announced Thursday that Ken Krakaur, president of Third Core and long-time executive with Sentara Healthcare, will retire on January 1, 2016. Most recently, his primary objective...