| Sep 22, 2010
Where it was once believed too much soy in a diet could increase the risk of developing breast cancer, newer findings suggest high-soy diets can reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence and death. The contradiction, in part, is prompting some health...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:22 PM
Almost 39 weeks ago, Kristine Casey set out on an unusual journey to help her daughter and answer a spiritual calling.
Her goal was achieved late Wednesday when she gave birth to her own grandson at age 61.
Casey, possibly the oldest woman to give birth...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 1:30 AM
CHICAGO - Almost 39 weeks ago, Kristine Casey set out on an unusual journey to help her daughter and answer a spiritual calling.
Her goal was achieved when she gave birth to her own grandson at age 61.
Casey, possibly the oldest woman to give birth in...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 8:02 AM
Q: I'm just entering menopause and I'm starting to have more hot flashes. I'd rather not take hormones. What do you suggest?
A: A hot flash is a sensation of being hot and flushed. It may last a few seconds to a few minutes. The drop in female hormone...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Have you been told (or have you noticed) that you stop breathing or gasp during sleep? Do you snore three or more nights a week? Then you might be at risk for sleep apnea, according to Bon Secours Hampton Roads free sleep apnea risk assessment.
| Jun 29, 2011
| 1:30 PM
Q: Our 5-year-old caught a cough that was going around her class. She was miserable with a nonproductive cough every half-minute or so. It was torture.
Finally, at midnight, after trying chamomile tea and steaming in the shower, we tried rubbing the...
| Jun 30, 2011
Extreme Makeover Dermatology Expert, Dr. Ava Shamban will be cooking up some amazing AT HOME remedies using all natural ingredients that you can find at the grocery store! She will concoct these recipes using fresh berries, avocados, oatmeal and other...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 2:35 PM
The planned summer production of "Mommies - A Musical Blog" has been postponed, producer Jeanie Linders said Thursday afternoon. The show was to have opened July 29 at the Royal George Theatre.
Linder said that she and her company are involved with...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 9:49 PM
Birth control hormones (BCH) and menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) are on my artist's palette as a psychosexual gynecologist. Their judicious use, mostly out of regular pharmacies, safely improves the quality and length of life of females from puberty to...
| Mar 3, 2011
It's the ultimate irony—women influence 73 percent of purchases, according to a recent multi-generational study by The Ad Age Group, yet rarely will you find a woman over the age of 35 as the spokesperson in your television commercial.
| Mar 9, 2011
| 12:53 PM
In the past several years, many doctors have advanced the notion that it's safest to start hormone therapy soon after menopause, when women are most eager to find relief from hot flashes, mood swings and insomnia.
And indeed, there's good evidence that...
| 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...