| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Is it hot in here, or am I just depressed?
For many menopausal women, hot flashes are just depressing. And depression, which affects at least one in four women ages 40 to 59, can intensify the misery of hot flashes, as well. No surprise, then, that a...
| May 19, 2013
HAMPTON — The derelict buildings, playing children and crime associated with the property's seedy visitors are long gone from the former Harbor Square site downtown.
But as the city plans to redevelop the 17.7-acre tract — and contractors...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Hampton Roads Transit collected nearly 17,000 pounds of food during its “Holiday Express” campaign that ended late last week.
Most of the eight tons of non-perishable food items collected during the drive came from the Peninsula where...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Hampton Roads Transit will provide shuttle buses to help get attendees into and out of Friday night's Hollydazzle event at City Center in Newport News.
The event - that includes family-oriented activities, lighting of a Christmas tree and a fireworks...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Hampton Roads Transit is asking for help in raising donations for food banks in south Hampton Roads and on the Peninsula.
HRT recently kicked off its first annual "Holiday Express" food drive and is requesting non-perishable food items. Drop-offs may be...
| 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...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 8:41 AM
What would you do if suddenly accosted on a light rail train by an abusive rider? Well, its not unreasonable to wish some sort of super hero to the rescue might be just the thing.
How about vigilantes in the form of a pro wrestler or amateur samurai?...
| 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),...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:10 PM
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.
Like many women, though, she...