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Bone Up

You may be in it for the abs. Or to relieve stress. Or because there’s an outfit you’re planning to look great in. Whatever your motivations are for working out, you know that exercise is good for your body. But…

This Sucks...

While most of us hate to see summer slip away, we wouldn’t mind watching one ever-present summer remnant disappear—that little tummy bulge we witnessed every time we braved a swimsuit. How, please tell, could your belly be like that when…

Birth Plans

The Scene: A modern operating room. Various medical personnel mill about fiddling with pinging monitors and stainless steel machines. A mother-to-be is wheeled in on a gurney. She is stressed and overwhelmed. Once the doctor finishes admiring the machinery and…

The Fine Print

If you have to ask your children or grandchildren to read this story for you because you keep losing your many pairs of reading glasses, you may be ready to focus on a permanent vision fix via surgery. Fortunately, you…

Certified Kiss-able

You're never fully dressed without a perfect smile. Treat your teeth with these tips.

Back in Action

Maybe it started with a car wreck. Perhaps a hard basketball game (hope your team won). Maybe you fell. Perhaps it’s come on gradually, thanks to spinal arthritis or a degenerating disc. Your back pain has you beat. What to…

Diet Dynamos

Superfoods are Mother Nature’s multitasking powerhouses. This month, we’ve enlisted two subject matter experts to help us understand the buzz surrounding these diet dynamos and to share perspectives on vitamins and dietary supplements. Dr. Candice Cook is a Hampton Roads-based,…

A Shore Thing

More visitors are putting in a day’s drive to enjoy a vacation treasure that to most Hampton Roads residents is a mere hour—or less—away. Our neighbors to the north, Virginia’s Eastern Shore or, as locals simply say, “The Shore,” is…

Bigger Than A Brand

You’ve seen it on vehicles traveling all around Outer Banks—and all up and down the East Coast for that matter—as well as on all kinds of merchandise imaginable, but did you know that the OBX logo has a story behind…

The Hatteras Heaven

A weekend getaway to Hatteras Island on North Carolina’s Outer Banks may be one of the most remarkable trips anyone can take. Northern OBX, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head all have a lot going for them, but…