Latest Regina Lewis Stories

2010-08-24 07:14:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new AOL survey, released today, conducted by The Nielsen Company, reveals the challenges of modern day parenting in a world with social networking. According to the survey, more than half of the children surveyed (54%) don't personally know all of the friends accepted into their social network. While 76% of parents with kids on Facebook, claim to have "friended" their teens, 29% of teenagers are ready to "un-friend" their parents given the...

2008-11-28 07:22:56

Sales on Black Friday are shopper-friendly, giving U.S. consumers the edge as stores, wary of excess inventory, push discount deals, a consumer adviser said. Retailers are pulling out all the stops, consumer adviser Regina Lewis said Friday on Good Morning America, ABC News reported. The holiday sales season will be a rough time for retailers, Lewis said, but good for consumers Lewis suggested shopping online for deals and snapping up items before inventory runs out. Stores are managing...

2008-10-06 12:00:12

By DR REGINA LEWIS As ovarian cancer awareness month comes to a close, it's critical to keep in mind all year the importance of early detection. Ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death from gynecologic cancers in the United States and is the fifth leading cause of cancer death among U.S. women. A woman's lifetime risk of ovarian cancer is 1 in 67. The American Cancer Society estimates that 21,650 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the U.S. in 2008 and about 15,520...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.