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How old are you really? Don't be so sure

Fifty may not be the new 30, if you smoke, or drink or don't exercise. Your body could be older than you really are.

Saturday - 12/07/2013, 02:12pm EST

Tags: age, vitality calculator, Randi Martin

5:2 Diet: 'Fast' diet a new way to prevent weight gain this holiday?

A new fad diet has the attention of holiday overeaters to keep the pounds at bay. But is it the best option to manage your weight during this season of parties and treats?

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 01:28pm EST

Tags: dieting, weight gain, paula wolfson, 5:2 Diet, Fast Diet

Your phone is talking behind your back -- to your doctor

Your phone knows everything about you -- how much you walk, talk and what level of Candy Crush you're stuck on -- but soon it could be spilling secrets to your doctor.

Monday - 11/25/2013, 07:34am EST

Tags: phone, apps, doctor, Capital News Service

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

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