| 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.
| 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.
| 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),...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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?...
| 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...
| 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 12, 2004
Here are some key dates in the history of ferry service between the Peninsula and Norfolk:
CIRCA 1918: Passenger ferry runs from Old Point Comfort to Willoughby Spit.
1948: Cars line up inside the ferry to Seawells Point in Norfolk.