Hate long gym sessions? Try everyday activities instead

People don't have to put in long sessions at the gym to reap the health benefits of being active, according to a new study.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 02:07pm EST

Coca-Cola to address obesity for first time in ads

Coca-Cola became one of the world's most powerful brands by equating its soft drinks with happiness. Now it's taking to the airwaves for the first time to address a growing cloud over the industry: obesity.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 02:23pm EST

Flu is not the only winter malady

For a long time, the conventional wisdom was that the cold weather was to blame for the rise in heart-related deaths during the winter, but recent research shows that is not necessarily the case.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 09:34am EST

12 percent of women binge drink, face serious health risks

Sharon Begley, senior U.S. health and science correspondent for Reuters

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 07:11pm EST

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Sodium Swap Challenge aims to help Americans cut down on salt

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association starts a three-week Sodium Swap Challenge to help people train their taste buds to not want as many salty foods.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 08:49am EST

Flu season off to a bad start for nation, Virginia

An early start to the flu season and a strain that has caused more severe cases in past years is setting the region up for a nasty flu season.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 05:53pm EST

Man dies of hypothermia in Frederick Co.

Maryland health officials have confirmed the state's first hypothermia-related death of the winter.

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 04:21pm EST

What are the best gifts for cancer patients?

It can be tough to find the perfect present, and even more so when the recipient is dealing with a serious illness. Here are some gift ideas for cancer patients.

Monday - 12/10/2012, 07:07am EST

Once 'forbidden foods' have health benefits

Now there may be an even better reason for consuming foods like red meat, red wine, dark chocolate and coffee. It turns out these foods don't just taste great, they also pack some amazing health benefits.

Sunday - 12/09/2012, 07:55am EST

Good friends are good for your health

Friends could be that powerful tool that fights off illness and depression, helps you recover faster, age slower and perhaps even live longer.

Saturday - 12/08/2012, 12:47pm EST

Prepare for a harsh flu season: What to look for, how to treat

So far, the Washington area is in the midst of a normal flu season. But if national trends hold, that is likely to change. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning that the 2012- 2013 flu season is hitting early and hard. And widespread outbreaks are already being reported in several states.

Tuesday - 12/04/2012, 06:54pm EST

Type 2 diabetes rising in children

The nation's childhood obesity epidemic is putting kids at increased risk for a very adult disease: Type 2 diabetes, usually seen in severely overweight adults.

Monday - 11/26/2012, 04:46am EST

How to tell heartburn from a heart attack

Daily Dose with Dr. Oz

Friday - 11/23/2012, 12:46pm EST

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On the Run blog: You are never too old to exercise

WTOP's Paula Wolfson chronicled her quest for a Marine Corps Marathon finisher's medal in her "On the Run" blog. She now turns her attention to the athletic pursuits of others and the challenge of mixing family, work and fitness in our busy lives "on the run."

Monday - 11/19/2012, 06:58am EST

More research bolsters the need for Vitamin D

New research is highlighting the growing importance of Vitamin D, which is often called the "sunshine" vitamin.

Tuesday - 11/13/2012, 07:22am EST
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