| 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),...
| 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...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Every woman will experience menopause, some in the normal course of aging and some before. It can bring on a host of symptoms in addition to hot flashes. But there are things that women can do, from improving their diet and exercising to finding the right...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...