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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

Flu season could hit working adults hardest

This flu season, the predominant strain is the H1N1 virus, and that could mean big trouble for businesses.

Monday - 01/06/2014, 07:58am EST

Tags: flu season, H1N1,

Forget the fads: Ancient Greek diet may be healthiest

Like Greek yogurt? You're on to something.

Monday - 01/06/2014, 04:28am EST

Tags: diet, eating, Mediterranean diet

Ski helmet use on the rise, injury rates flat

Formula One racing great Michael Schumacher is the latest celebrity to suffer a life-threatening brain injury while skiing with a helmet. Although ski helmet use is up, the rate of severe brain injuries is unchanged.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 09:18pm EST

Tags: skiing, helmet, Michael Schumacher, MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, brain injury

Rabies scare urges pet owners into action

After a growing number of rabies cases have been reported in the area, pet owners want to know how to keep their cats and dogs safe from the deadly virus.

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 04:04pm EST

Tags: rabies, Dr. Pawz, veterinarian, Pets

2013: A breakthrough year in cancer research

For the fight against cancer, 2013 was a year of progress and there are indications that some big breakthroughs are on the way.

Monday - 12/30/2013, 02:58am EST

Tags: cancer, cancer research

D.C. Jewish Community Center volunteers lend a hand for the holidays

Volunteers of all faiths lend their time and talents for the holidays.

Sunday - 12/29/2013, 11:56am EST

Tags: Christmas, volunteering, Makela,

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