Stephanie Hudson, WAVY_News

Stephanie Hudson


Norfolk, VA, United States

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Recent articles by Stephanie:

Adderall shortage leaves many unable to focus, dealing with withdrawal

A report from Trilliant Health found Adderall prescriptions among adults increased by 15% during the pandemic. → Read More

Local man still suffering long COVID after more than 2 years

Cotton is one of more than 450 patients seen at Sentara’s Post-COVID clinic, which was started by Dr. Xian Qiao. → Read More

Local health and fitness experts weigh in on men’s health

Studies show men have a lower life expectancy than women and Doctors say obesity is a major risk factor. → Read More

Local orgs spread awareness about family caregivers, Alzheimer’s disease

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that caregivers nationwide provided 524 million hours of unpaid care last year, valued at more than $8.5 billion. Then there’s the physical, mental and emotional cost. → Read More

Meet the ‘Naviest’ family in Hampton Roads

This week, the Navy turns 247 years old. The theme of this year’s celebration is “On Watch – 24/7 for 247 Years”. → Read More

Virginia library website leads to adult toy store

Heather Young was looking for some sun exposure when she took her library card outside to renew some books online. What she got was too hot for the Hampton mom to handle. → Read More

Real estate agent carjacked in Norfolk

The victim told WAVY she was snapping pictures of a client’s home on Giles Circle in the Norview neighborhood around 9 a.m. when a man jumped in her car. Jones said he punched her then dragged her 20 feet and ran over her leg. → Read More

Virginia Beach teen defying odds, will walk in local event

A Virginia Beach teen who has been defying odds his whole life is preparing to do it again this weekend. → Read More

Local domestic violence shelters can help victims become survivors

This week's presumed murder of Shanita Eure-Lewis, a Newport News woman and mother of two, is a case that saddens the community, but sadly is not surprising to those who work with victims of domestic violence. → Read More

High heat poses increased danger to those with dementia

Heat stress can happen to anyone, but those with dementia are at greater risk. → Read More

New public dashboard shows real need for mental health care in Virginia hospitals

As more Virginians face mental health struggles, Jessica Huffman with NAMI Coastal Virginia applauds a new dashboard from the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association → Read More

CHKD warns of long wait times at Urgent Care as viral illnesses spread

PORTSMOUTH, Va (WAVY) — Just as kids are getting out of school and ready for summer fun, many are being sidelined by viral illnesses. CHKD is warning patients of longer wait times at Urgent Care centers and telling parents that many viruses can be treated at home. Dr. Wendy Schofer, CHKD Urgent Care Pediatrician told […] → Read More

Fire breaks out on Spirit of Norfolk

Norfolk Fire and Rescue confirmed there were more than 100 people on board the Spirit of Norfolk when the fire broke out. → Read More

Wounded Warriors heal with horses as part of the USO Experience

The USO Experience returns to Virginia Beach this week. → Read More

Pentagon 9/11 Memorial Fund raising money for education center

The Pentagon Memorial Fund is working to build an education center at the 9/11 Memorial in Arlington, which honors the 184 lives lost there on Sept. 11, 2001. → Read More

Finalists chosen for Reddix Rules: Business owners grant for Black women

On Thursday, Reddix announced the 10 finalists for her Reddix Rules Fund competition. → Read More

Record high gas prices hitting Hampton Roads drivers

Gas prices hit record-breaking levels for the second day in a row Wednesday. AAA says the national average is now $4.40 a gallon for regular unleaded. The average in Virginia is $4.25. → Read More

National Nurses Week: Stop the violence against health care workers

On Tuesday, as part of National Nurses Week, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center said it was focused on events to stop the violence against health care workers. → Read More

College athlete deaths by suicide highlight struggles students face

The recent deaths of three college athletes by suicide, is drawing attention to the struggles these students and young adults in general face. → Read More

Hospital workers wear denim to support sexual assault awareness

Meredith Noha, the coordinator of the HOPE program at Chesapeake Regional, organized the day and explained its origin, which dates back to 1999. → Read More