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Halted Medicaid payments threaten D.C. children's health

The youngest victims of the shutdown, children, will bear the brunt of a halt in Medicaid payments in D.C. Without the payments, children's access to routine medical care, vaccinations and other health services are threatened.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 05:29pm EDT

Tags: Medicaid, shutdown, Childrens National Medical Center, paula wolfson

U.Md. has ties to Nobel physics winners

The University of Maryland Physics Department has a link to a Nobel Prize for physics.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 05:37pm EDT

Tags: Nobel Prize, Higgs boson, University of Maryland, physics, paula wolfson

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Pulse oximetry test: 'ET'-like light could save babies

It's every new parent's nightmare: a healthy baby goes home from the hospital and within days turns blue and struggles to breathe.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 06:59am EDT

Tags: pulse oximetry, babies, parenting, paula wolfson, Gerald Martin

How safe are those back-up generators?

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Assistant Chief Scott Graham says generators should never be used in an enclosed area.

Sunday - 10/06/2013, 07:27pm EDT

Tags: carbon monoxide, carbon monoxide detectors, gas leak, paula wolfson

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Coping with the shutdown: The best medicine is laughter

A lot of federal workers are dealing with feelings of anxiety, angst and even sadness, but there are ways to beat the shutdown blues.

Friday - 10/04/2013, 09:18am EDT

Tags: shutdown, paula wolfson, furlough, Thomas Wise, depression

Walter Reed open, but expect some changes

The military is on duty during the government shutdown and so are local military hospitals - but it's not business as usual.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 08:17am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, shutdown, military hospital, va hospital

WTOP Answer Desk: Health care exchanges open

It's a big step forward for the Affordable Care Act and a lot of people have questions. The WTOP Answer Desk is here to help.

Tuesday - 10/01/2013, 04:26am EDT

Tags: healthcare, healthcare exchanges, Obamacare, health insurance, paula wolfson

Study finds accumulation of chemical compound from house furniture remains a health threat

They sit in our homes like beloved antiques from the disco era. But there is good reason to avoid those old foam-stuffed couches.

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 09:36am EDT

Tags: PBDEs, flame retardant, chemicals, health, environmental health, paula wolfson, Ami Zota

Software for iPad detects physical problems, pain

New motion analysis software, loaded onto an iPad, can help athletes and their trainers figure out why they're not performing up to their potential. Local company Spark Motion's clients include NBA, NFL, MLB, and NHL team.

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 08:21am EDT

Tags: David Gottfeld, Spark Motion, iPad, physical therapy, Neal Augenstein, paula wolfson

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