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Largely hidden, dating violence is prevalent in teen relationships

One in three teens is a victim of dating violence. Montgomery County has stepped up awareness efforts for students and their parents.

Monday - 03/04/2013, 06:57am EST

Tags: paula wolfson, dating violence, teens, abusive relationships, Domestic Violence Coordinating Council of Montgomery County, domestic violence

Study: Lowering drinking age leads to more binge drinking

There is new evidence that lowering the drinking age may result in more binge drinking and not just among the young.

Monday - 02/25/2013, 06:18am EST

Tags: binge drinking, Georgetown University Hospital, drinking age, paula wolfson

Local wrestlers' Olympic dreams crushed

The season is ending for a lot of young local wrestlers, and their dreams of Olympic fame may be ending, too.

Monday - 02/18/2013, 07:19am EST

Tags: paula wolfson, wrestling, Olympics

Breast cancer experts: It's time to study environmental impact

A committee of breast cancer researchers recently published a list of recommendations for ways to expand funding and breast cancer studies on possible causes of the disease. Scientists, government officials and advocates are now trying to find ways to implement them.

Saturday - 02/16/2013, 09:51pm EST

Tags: breast cancer, george washington university, research funding, National Institutes of Health, paula wolfson

Coronary calcium scan finds early signs of heart disease

A simple test can detect early signs of heart disease, but insurance does not not cover it. The chief of cardiology at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital calls it "a mammogram for the heart."

Thursday - 02/14/2013, 04:58am EST

Tags: heart disease, health insurance, coronary calcium scan, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, paula wolfson

Longtime smokers die a decade earlier, study finds

A new study shows that longtime smokers lose about 10 years of lives, but smokers who quit early enough can get almost all of those years back.

Monday - 02/11/2013, 06:04am EST

Tags: paula wolfson, smoking

Survey: Millennials the most stressed generation in country

Young adults ages 18 to 33 comprise the most stressed age group in the country, according to a new study by the American Psychological Association.

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 04:28pm EST

Tags: stress, millennials, health, baby boomers, American Psychological Association, paula wolfson

NIH scientists work on universal flu vaccine

Scientists are developing a universal vaccine that will offer protection against any and all flu strains. The work is under way at the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health.

Monday - 01/28/2013, 03:39am EST

Tags: paula wolfson, flu, NIH, Dr. Anthony Fauci

Contest sheds light on teen dating violence

Teens in Montgomery County are being urged to use their cameras and send a message.

Friday - 01/25/2013, 12:36pm EST

Tags: paula wolfson, teen violence, contest

Even the young can fall victim to strokes

Most people think strokes are only a health problem among senior citizens, but they can also strike the young. It happened to WTOP reporter Jamie Forzato, who suffered a stroke on the eve of her 19th birthday.

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 07:26am EST

Tags: stoke, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Washington Adventist Hospital Hospital, jamie forzato, paula wolfson

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