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Hurting for fashion: The high cost of today's trends

Some of the trendiest fashion items around are also the most dangerous.

Monday - 11/18/2013, 07:52am EST

Tags: fashion, styles, Paula Wolfson

Fitness tips: Get the booty you want

Let's not hide the fact that most people, guy or girl, want a great butt. Everyone can build something they're proud of.

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 11:19am EST

Tags: Josef Brandenburg, fitness, workout, The Body You Want

5 ways to increase your metabolic rate

Your metabolic rate is the rate at which your body converts food into energy. As you get older, your metabolic rate tends to decrease. Here are some tips to keep it elevated.

Monday - 11/11/2013, 03:49pm EST

Tags: Lisa Reed, fitness, tips, metabolic rate, metabolism

Doctors make house calls to D.C.'s senior population

A program at MedStar Washington Hospital Center is delivering care to D.C.'s most vulnerable population.

Saturday - 11/09/2013, 07:55am EST

Tags: house call, doctors, Dr. De Jonge, Rachel Nania, MedStar Washington Hospital Center

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Rock icon offers lesson for young ears: Beware of headphones

Too many of us remain painfully unaware of the danger posed by earphones and their modern offspring: earbuds. And we can learn from the mistakes of some of rock's greatest legends.

Friday - 11/08/2013, 10:07am EST

Tags: hearing loss, Pete Townshend, The Who, Headphones, Paula Wolfson,

How to gauge your fitness age

So, how old are you? There's your calendar age and then there's your fitness age.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 08:57am EST

Tags: fitness, aging, calculator, Joan Jones

Why we overeat: It's not genetics, 'we're living in a carnival'

It's a question that impacts our physical health, our mental health and health systems throughout the world: What causes us to overeat?

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 09:11am EST

Tags: obesity, overeating, food, Harvard School of Public Health, Rachel Nania

Start managing your meals to avoid extra holiday pounds

When you work hard all year to stay fit and live a healthy lifestyle, you can't afford to backtrack when the holidays come around.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 10:53am EDT

Tags: fitness, Lisa Reed, holidays

You don't need 'cardio' to have a healthy heart

The heart does not actually need its own special exercises to be incredibly fit and healthy.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 08:34am EDT

Tags: cardio, fitness, Josef Brandenburg

5 strategies to feel great in your favorite Halloween costume

If you focus on the most effective strategies, you have time to make progress on your fitness goals before slipping into fishnets, body armor or superhero costumes.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 09:41am EDT

Tags: Halloween, Josef Brandenburg, fitness tips,

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