| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:01 PM
It was Williamsburg resident Matt Boothe’s first marathon. He never got to finish.
Boothe and running companion Lynn Howard of York County were participating in Monday’s Boston Marathon when the explosions that killed two and injured more...
| Aug 24, 2011
When VJ Sleight’s breast cancer returned last year, she wondered if the unusual recurrence – 23 years after her original diagnosis -- had anything to do with the controversial hCG diet that she had repeatedly followed.
| Nov 14, 2011
| 5:38 PM
Around the time of menopause, many women complain of mental slippage. But, as if to inflict some perverse trick upon them, cognitive scientists have found that they actually perform no more poorly than women who do not have such complaints. (Reassuring in...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 9:43 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study adds to evidence that skin patches offer a safer alternative to pills for women who want to treat their menopausal symptoms with hormones.
The study, of 54,000 women who used hormone replacement therapy (HRT),...
| May 13, 2011
Sometimes you just want someone to tell it to you straight. You may look and feel better than your grandmother or even your mother did at 50 but the idea that 50 is anything like 30, Tracey Jackson practically screams, is either a marketing scam or a line...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Hampton Roads Transit CEO Philip Shucet officially broke a long-standing silence Tuesday morning in announcing a mid-August opening for Norfolk's embattled light rail line.
Shucet made the announcement at MacArthur Square in downtown Norfolk as empty...
| 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.
| Jul 24, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Two days before a remade Hampton Roads Transit governing board is supposed to meet for its first monthly meeting, Governor Bob McDonnell still hasn't appointed new citizen commissioners who will make up about half of the panel.
HRT's governing board -...
| Mar 7, 2012
No one wants to lose their hair, but for a woman it is particularly distressing. While men can look perfectly presentable — even sexy — with their exposed scalp, no such options exist for the 30 million American women who grapple with thinning...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:36 AM
We're heading into a crowded weekend for film fests in Chicago, with no fewer than three major events competing for attention. This kind of overlap is far from ideal, but then again filmgoers are a self-selecting bunch, and the three festivals on tap...
| May 23, 2012
Looking to navigate the region? Here are some tips and tricks on being street smart in Hampton Roads.
Traffic backups are common during the summer on eastbound Interstate 64 at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel. If you're heading to the...
| May 30, 2012
As symptoms of menopause sneak up on her, Sue Cunningham turns to her older sister for advice on what to expect next. "Now, it's night sweats at 3:15 a.m. Exactly. Every night," said the 45-year-old Pilates instructor from Chicago.
Like many women,...