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  • Chronic illness education offered for patients, others in Newport News

    Chronic illness education offered for patients, others in Newport News
    Preventing and managing chronic diseases has taken center stage with local health systems trying to control costs and improve outcomes for patients. Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital offers free diabetes management classes on the second and fourth...
  • Karate is relative

    Karate is relative
    I pity the foolish mugger who attempts to rob David Jones' family with anything less than a grenade launcher. Jones is a seventh-degree black belt in Shotokan karate. So is his wife. Both of their daughters are black belts as well, and they compete...
  • Gardening, hobbies can keep older people heart-healthy, study shows

    Gardening, hobbies can keep older people heart-healthy, study shows
    Poking around in the petunias, fixing the car or puttering around on other hobbies can cut the risk of a heart attack or stroke by more than a quarter among people 60 and older, researchers said Tuesday. A study published in the British Journal of...
  • How we work out: Stiff Guy Yoga

    How we work out: Stiff Guy Yoga
    It's no secret that females are generally more limber than males. While the thought of stretching the body in any number of directions might scare most men, instructor Paul Shapiro says that once you get used to yoga, it brings positive change....
  • Storrs Gets A New Zip-Line, Rope Adventure Park

    Storrs Gets A New Zip-Line, Rope Adventure Park
    Standing on a platform 20 feet off the ground, about a dozen medical students stand behind leafy branches, waiting their turn to fly through the trees. The platform they are standing on is not fastened to the tree in any way. Instead, a series of tree-...
  • 10 things to do in Rehoboth for $20 or less

    10 things to do in Rehoboth for $20 or less
    Summer may be winding down, but there are still a couple weekends left to get to the beach. Even after Labor Day, Rehoboth has plenty of activities which don't involve sand or sun. Here are 10 things to do in Rehoboth for $20 or less. Dogfish Head...
  • Fort Collins, Colo., might be the happiest place on Earth

    Fort Collins, Colo., might be the happiest place on Earth
    If you've walked Disneyland's Main Street, U.S.A., Fort Collins, Colo., might seem familiar: Its downtown served as one of the inspirations for the theme-park thoroughfare. But Fort Collins, a Civil War-era U.S. Army post, is anything but saccharine....
  • Eat and sleep on the cheap in Waikiki

    Eat and sleep on the cheap in Waikiki
    HONOLULU — As the afternoon turned to early evening, I glanced out my hotel window, hoping for a glimpse of the legendary Waikiki sunset. I watched as the sun bathed the hills and hotels of the city in liquid gold before slipping into the Pacific in...
  • Vegging out

    Vegging out
    Anyone who has tried to travel while minding a serious diet probably has had to compromise. After being offered only risotto or pasta at several restaurants in Italy, a vegetarian friend ordered "steak and baked potato, but hold the steak" in self-...
  • Arizona: Bisbee mines its past and artful present

     Arizona: Bisbee mines its past and artful present
    Give any Arizona guidebook a glance, and a few dozen locales will be described as "a former copper mining town." That's also true for Bisbee, nestled near the Mexican border in the state's southeast corner. But the similarities stop there. Bisbee boasts...
  • Climbing Kilimanjaro

    Climbing Kilimanjaro
    MOUNT KILIMANJARO, Tanzania — We started out dry, clean and happy. We knew that wasn’t how we would finish. But it didn’t matter. We were headed to the highest point in Africa. We had come from Chicago, Los Angeles and various points...