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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,

Longer commute times take a toll on mental, physical health

The D.C. area is home to some of the longest commute times in the country, and new research is showing more time commuting back-and-forth to work can have serious and lasting impacts on your mental and physical health.

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 08:47am EST

Tags: commute, drive, Time

How to gain control of your 'food environment'

A doctor studying obesity has a prescription for ending the obesity epidemic.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 10:26am EST

Tags: Paula Wolfson, food, portion sizes

New app motivates people to lose weight

This new app can motive one to lose weight.

Thursday - 02/06/2014, 10:40am EST

Tags: phone app, techology, weight loss, Rohan Williamson

Did the 'Biggest Loser' lose too much?

Winner of The Biggest Loser loses more than 60 percent of her body weight.

Thursday - 02/06/2014, 10:36am EST

Tags: The Biggest Loser, food, Rohan Williamson

Fitbit makes Virginia Heart employees happier, healthier

One company's wellness program is saving money and lives - and providing a good example to its patients.

Monday - 02/03/2014, 08:46am EST

Tags: Fitbit, Virginia Heart, Paula Wolfson

Busy day? 10-minute dinners to save your sanity

To ward off the temptation of takeout, try one of these 10-minute meals the next time you are in a pinch for time and ingredients.

Monday - 02/03/2014, 06:09am EST

Tags: Kait Fortunato, dinner, 10-minute dinners, food,

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