| Jul 1, 2011
Roy Hoelscher was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1996--radiation, chemotherapy and hormone therapy couldn't stop it from eventually spreading to his hip, liver and chest.
It's not the first time Roy has stared death in the face--he spent his 19th...
| Mar 6, 2011
I Am J
Little, Brown: 326 pp., $16.99, ages 14 and up
When individuals identify with the opposite gender instead of their biological sex, it is often misunderstood, vilified or worse.
Although transsexualism is often confused with...
| May 23, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Lance Armstrong's former teammate, Tyler Hamilton, says Armstrong and other team leaders encouraged, promoted and took part in a doping program in an effort to win the Tour de France in 1999 and beyond, according to a report aired Sunday night on ''60...
| May 25, 2011
| 1:48 PM
The story about the British teenager who tore off his scrotum while tripping for 18 hours on mephedrone, a popular-in-the-U.K. party drug? It turns out not to be true. (According to the tale, he’d gone after his balls because he thought centipedes...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 10:00 PM
***1/2 (out of four)
Because even superheroes can have difficult, lonely upbringings, "First Class" charts the origin of Marvel warriors including Charles Xavier/Professor X (James McAvoy), Raven/Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) and Erik/Magneto (Michael...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 5:23 PM
Mireya Mayor has studied primates around the world and hosts shows on the National Geographic Wild Channel. An ex-Miami Dolphins cheerleader with a Ph.D. in anthropology, the South Florida native calls herself "girly-girly." In fact, her new book is...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 3:37 PM
The sign in John Schneider's garage says "Schneider's Biker Bar — Bikes, Beers and Babes." Bikes and beers, yes, said the Shorewood electrician about his five-car castle.
"But no babes unless my wife or daughter come in, which they rarely do," he...
| Mar 12, 2011
"Show me the 90-year-old you want to be," exhorts Linda Long to a group of women exploring the promise of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy at her Synergy office in Chesapeake. "I don't have one."
Long and Rebecca Ryder, both board-certified...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 6:42 PM
Fighting for Team Genesis out of Altoona, Pa., Jason Royer spent most of two rounds on his back Saturday night taking shots to the melon from Gustavo Kiesler of Evolve Academy in Gaithersburg, Md.
The rain of Kiesler punches came to an end and Royer left...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Each summer a small army of young men convenes on the Northern State University campus to form model governments. It's called Boys State.
The event has been organized across the country by the American Legion since 1935. Its purpose is to encourage...
| Jun 8, 2011
Q: What does it mean when you have a high level of testosterone?
A: To answer your question, I'd need to ask you two questions. But first, I need to explain a few things about testosterone.
There are two kinds of blood testosterone levels: total...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 7:32 AM
The following article was submitted by Lynne Groeger, a registered dietitian specializing in Oncology Nutrition. She works for Peninsula Cancer Institute in Newport News, Williamsburg and Gloucester.
Many plant foods, especially vegetables and fruits,...