About Amy Umble:
Amy Umble is health reporter for The Free Lance-Star

Rapid Assessment archives:

How a kindergarten teacher from Texas traveled to Fredericksburg for a breath-saving operation

An unusual request: Would the cancer center at MWH do a CT scan of a dinosaur egg?

In Mary Washington’s time, breast cancer was little understood, widely feared and often fatal

For brain cancer patients, surgery can be an outpatient procedure

Mary Washington Healthcare wants to develop lots for medical offices at Stafford Hospital

Wednesdays are market days at Spotsylvania Regional

Construction appears imminent at Spotsy Regional’s cancer center

From HCA, no word on which of its hospitals are involved in federal heart-procedure investigation

Will premiums increase more with the Affordable Care Act? Maybe

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