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D.C. area ranks as most fit, healthy metro area in the country

The D.C. area claimed the title of the nation's most fit and healthy metropolitan area, according to new research released Wednesday.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 10:40am EDT

Tags: 2014 Annual Fit City Index, fitness, ACSM American Fitness Index

Which sunscreens work best?

Consumer Reports tested 20 sunscreens and found just two products -- BullFrog WaterAmor Sport InstaCool SPF 50+ and Coppertone Sensitive Skin SPF 50 -- that provided the SPF, or sun protection factor, promised on the label.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 08:46am EDT

Tags: Consumer Reports, sunscreen, Sarah Beth Hensley, sun block, best sunscreens

D.C. named one of the 10 most polluted cities in U.S.

D.C. is credited with being one of the greenest cities, one of the healthiest cities and one of the wealthiest cities. But it's also one of the most polluted cities.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 06:51am EDT

Tags: ozone, American Lung Association, State of the Air

Want better skin? It starts with what you eat

Next time you're in the market for a facial rejuvenation, skip the drug store and head to the grocery store instead.

Friday - 04/25/2014, 09:39am EDT

Tags: food, Skin, Kait Fortunato, diet

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, 01:31pm EDT

Tags: music, music therapy, Levine, Rachel Nania

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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

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