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Therapists use music as a tool to deliver treatment

It's looks like a music lesson, but really, it's therapy. Music therapists deliver treatments through song and play.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 07:07am EDT

Tags: music, music therapy, Levine, Rachel Nania

Green beats blues: Nature prevents stress, anxiety

If you find yourself in a good mood among spring's green grass, budding trees and sprouting flowers, you're not alone.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 06:46am EDT

Tags: green space, Rachel Nania, environmental health

Don't waste your time in the gym: 7 fitness myths

Don't be fooled: Here are the seven biggest myths when it comes to exercise and weight loss.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 10:11am EDT

Tags: Josef Brandenburg, Fitness, Myths

Flavor your food without adding fat, salt, sugar

There are plenty of ways to maximize flavor without sacrificing the nutrition content of your food. Here are some tips from a local dietitian.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 07:04am EDT

Tags: cooking, fat, sugar, Kait Fortunato

Research: Maryland city ranks as one of most obese in U.S.

One Maryland city may need to cut out some calories after new research ranked it among the most obese cities in the United States. The Washington, D.C., area ranked on another list.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 12:09pm EDT

Tags: Gallup, Healthways, Hagerstown, obesity, most obese cities, Sarah Beth Hensley

Ways to beat spring allergy symptoms in the D.C. metro area

It's the time of year when people begin the battle against spring allergies -- and the D.C. area is particularly vulnerable, according to a local doctor.

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 08:53am EDT

Tags: seasonal allergies, allergies, allergic, spring allergies, Rachel Schreiber, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Sarah Beth Hensley

Studies: Low vitamin D levels contribute to disease risk

A little extra time in the sun could help reduce the likelihood of contracting some diseases, according to new research.

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 11:17am EDT

Tags: vitamin D, The New York Times, supplement, sunlight, vitamins

Tired tips: Don't dwell on exhaustion

Some people will spend the weekend catching up on sleep because they feel beat during the week. But there are other strategies to boost energy.

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 07:55am EDT

Tags: sleep, work,

Yoga offers new weapon against cancer treatment stress

Women battling breast cancer have a new weapon: A form of exercise for the body and mind that has been around for centuries.

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 05:26am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, yoga, breast cancer, cancer treatment, Jill Abelson

Will a high-protein diet send you to an early grave?

A recent study made headlines when it claimed that eating high levels of protein can be as bad for you as smoking. Is this true? How much is too much?

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 04:06pm EDT

Tags: Josef Brandenburg, protein, meat,

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