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The fit traveler: Workouts for when you're on-the-go

There's nothing like a string of business trips to completely dismantle a good exercise rhythm, leaving you feeling sloppy and out of shape. Here are three workouts you can do the next time you travel, which will help you maintain your fitness.

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 08:35am EDT

Tags: Josef Brandenburg, The Body You Want, travel, traveling, Fitness, workouts, Kettlebells,

Tuberculosis not a worry for students headed back to school

Dr. Roberta DeBiasi, chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Children's National Medical Center, says there is no need for panic over the threat of tuberculosis now that classes are beginning again.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 03:48pm EDT

Tags: TB, tuberculosis, paula wolfson, school, back to school, CDC, children

Food for thought: How to get a healthy breakfast

"Breakfast is the most important meal of the day." It's something you hear all the time -- and it's no joke.

Sunday - 08/18/2013, 04:59pm EDT

Tags: Fitness, Lisa Reed, breakfast, tips, food

Could your cup of coffee be killing you?

You may want to think twice before grabbing another cup of Joe after a new study found that heavy coffee consumption is associated with a higher death risk for some.

Friday - 08/16/2013, 08:44am EDT

Tags: coffee, Mayo Clinic Proceedings,

Are your shoes making the grade? A new rating system for footwear

There is help for consumers looking for the most foot-friendly shoes.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 02:14pm EDT

Tags: shoes, paula wolfson, rating, American Podiatric Medical Association, APMA Seal of Acceptance/Approval, Dr. Jim Christina,

Back to school: Tips to avoid long-term back injuries

Heading back to school should be exciting for students, not harmful to their health. But a common school supply is causing some serious damage.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 04:56am EDT

Tags: back-to-school, school, tips, paula wolfson, backpack, Burton, National Center for Children

It's time to drink your veggies: Everything you need to know about juicing

Whether you're boosting your diet with extra nutrients, or you're embarking on a total juice cleanse, drinking your fruits and vegetables is all the rage. But not all juices are created equal.

Wednesday - 08/07/2013, 08:46am EDT

Tags: juicing, nutrition, smoothies, Hawthorne Organic Juice Bar, Natalie Tomlin, Kathy B. Glazer, Jo Anna Hawthorne

New procedure reduces radiation sessions for breast cancer patients

For select breast cancer patients, there is now an alternative to the traditional six weeks of radiation therapy and its accompanying side effects. The chief of breast surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital calls it a "big advance."

Friday - 08/02/2013, 06:44am EDT

Tags: breast cancer, paula wolfson, INTRABEAM intraoperative radiotherapy, radiation, lumpectomy, The Lancet, Dr. Eleni Tousimis, medical

The great divide: Gym gender gaps

There is a gender gap at the gym -- a great divide of sorts. The weight room tends to be mostly made up of men, while exercise classes are dominated by women.

Monday - 07/29/2013, 05:26am EDT

Tags: City Fitness, gym, gender, paula wolfson, workout,

Local celebrity chef Mike Isabella's diet secret

Local celebrity chef Mike Isabella is dropping pounds with some help from the menu at his new 14th Street, N.W. restaurant, Kapnos.

Friday - 07/26/2013, 03:50pm EDT

Tags: Mike Isabella, paula wolfson, Kapnos, olive oil, Mediterranean diet, fats,

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