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A doctor's tips on dealing with a cancer diagnosis

It's not easy, but Dr. Peter Edelstein says the first thing to do if you get that diagnosis is, literally, take a breath.

Friday - 04/04/2014, 12:02pm EDT

Tags: veronica robinson, Peter Edelstein, cancer, cancer doctor

Wall Street life is harder than it looks, especially for new employees

The movie "The Wolf of Wall Street" shows young people working in the nation's financial capital driving fancy cars and making a lot of money. But it's not like that for people just starting out in finance.

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 08:33am EDT

Tags: Peter Tanous, veronica robinson, Wall Street, Young Money, Wolf of Wall Street

Has the U.S. obesity epidemic peaked?

The Centers for Disease Control says that from 2003 to 2012, overall obesity rates remained stable. And there was a big reduction in obesity in children between the ages of two and five.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 07:44am EDT

Tags: Merilee Kern, obesity, veronica robinson, childhood obesity

Scammers taking $9.84 from bank accounts

Check your credit card bill because if you have a charge for exactly $9.84, you may have been scammed.

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 09:50am EST

Tags: Jordan Goodman, $9.84, veronica robinson


'Noble nine' will protect and serve D.C. for free

Among the 37 new D.C. police officer graduates are nine reserve officers who endured 800 hours of training and will patrol the District's streets without earning any pay.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 07:44pm EST

Tags: Metropolitan Police Department, police graduation, veronica robinson

School at fault for Calvert County alert system delay

A school error with its alert system left kids out in the cold Friday as buses were delay for road conditions

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 05:08am EST

Tags: Nancy Highsmith, Calvert County, school bus, veronica robinson


Some uncommon triggers that cause headaches

There are some run-of-the-mill reasons why we get headaches. Stress, eyestrain or hormonal shifts are all common causes.But there are some headache triggers that aren't quite as common and lead to that gnawing pain.

Sunday - 12/01/2013, 10:36am EST

Tags:, veronica robinson, headache triggers, Headaches

Don't buy that fresh Thanksgiving turkey just yet

Many shoppers buy their Thanksgiving turkey frozen, but more and more people prefer a fresh one. If that includes you, be careful not to buy that bird too soon - one to two days before you plan on cooking it is the maximum, according to the USDA.

Saturday - 11/23/2013, 08:21am EST

Tags: veronica robinson, turkey, usda, Thanksgiving

Feeding the hungry this holiday

The SHARE Food Network which is part of Catholic Charities of the Washington Archdiocese is providing the fixings to prepare a Thanksgiving Dinner for eight for as little as $20.

Friday - 11/22/2013, 06:38pm EST

Tags: Catholic Charities of the Washington Archdiocese, SHARE, food pantries, veronica robinson

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