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Va. municipality leads nation in lowering smoking

Three areas of Northern Virginia are leading the nation in stamping out smoking among men.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 11:00am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, smoking, Warren Levy, University of Washington

Study finds local areas have lowest obesity rates, highest life expectancy

As obesity continue to climb throughout the country, a handful of local areas reported some of the lowest obesity rates in the U.S. for 2011.

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 12:45pm EDT

Tags: Health, obesity, life expectancy,