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Fitbit makes Virginia Heart employees happier, healthier

One company's wellness program is saving money and lives - and providing a good example to its patients.

Monday - 02/03/2014, 08:46am EST

Tags: Fitbit, Virginia Heart, health,

How to prevent and treat dry skin in winter

Winter is tough on anyone's skin.

Saturday - 02/01/2014, 12:44pm EST

Tags: Skin, winter, Howard Brooks, georgetown skin

Food labels leave off full story for allergy sufferers

Peanut allergies are on the rise, forcing a lot of parents to diligently check food labels. But those labels do not always tell the full story.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 10:58am EST

Tags: food allergy, peanut allergy, allergy

There's one vitamin you really need in winter

The days are shorter, the temperatures are colder and we can all run low on our Vitamin D.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 07:09am EST

Tags: National Institutes of Health, Vitamine D, GW University Hospital, Clair LeBrun, vitamin D, vitamin deficiency

There's one vitamin you really need in winter

The days are shorter, the temperatures are colder and we can all run low on our Vitamin D.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 07:07am EST

Tags: vitamin D, vitamin deficiency,

Comfort foods don't always make you feel good

Try reaching for something light, instead.

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 08:35am EST

Tags: comfort foods, food, healthy

Flu shot: New options, guidelines for those with egg allergy

Chicken eggs have long been used in the production of injectable vaccines, prompting some allergy sufferers to shy away from flu shots.

Monday - 01/20/2014, 06:19am EST

Tags: health, flu, influenza

Coping with Crohn's: Student talks about living with the disease

Crohn's disease is a chronic, inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal, or digestive, tract. But for a kid, it translates to so much more.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 08:09am EST

Tags: Leah Packer, health, Crohn

Home health: How to avoid germ hot spots in your home

With cold and flu season in full force, many make extra effort to keep homes germ-free. But there are still items that may be overlooked.

Monday - 01/13/2014, 04:46am EST

Tags: germs, flu,

Jan. 11, 1964: A watershed moment against smoking

There was a time in America when smoking was considered glamorous and safe.

Friday - 01/10/2014, 06:53pm EST

Tags: smoking, malboro men, surgeon general

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