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The best ways to cut down on tooth decay

Brushing just isn't enough, experts say.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 05:06am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Bhavana Mistry, tooth decay, sugar intake

Powdered caffeine poses poison risk for unaware users

Poison experts say more and more adolescents are trying to boost workouts or balance school, jobs and sleep with homemade energy drinks made with caffeine powder that can provide lethal doses of caffeine to unaware users.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 05:06pm EDT

Tags: poison, caffeine, energy drinks, Paula Wolfson, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

What disease do you fear the most?

A new poll shows that Alzheimer's is the disease Americans fear most, even those in their 20's and 30's.

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 04:58am EDT

Tags: Alzheimer, Paula Wolfson, USAgainstAlzheimer

Kidney donor's brain studied, could shed light on compassion

In 2000, Harold Mintz gave the ultimate gift: He became the first person in the Washington area to donate a kidney to a stranger. Now, his generous act is being studied by researchers, eager to shed light on his compassionate behavior.

Monday - 09/15/2014, 03:17pm EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Harold Mintz, organ donation, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, kidney donor

Local health clinics to get thousands in federal grants

Many of the grants, between $200,000 and $300,000, allows the clinics to hire staff.

Sunday - 09/14/2014, 04:22pm EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, health clinic

Kale on wheels: Mobile market serves 'food desert' communities

A big green bus delivers food and assistance to residents in D.C.'s "food desert" communities.

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 08:58am EDT

Tags: Arcadia, Mobile Market, Paula Wolfson, farm

CDC: 90 percent of children eating too much sodium

Salt addiction is becoming a problem for children.

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 06:54am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, sodium, salt, parenting

One year later, family, football team feel loss of Fairfax teen

The start of the new football season is a bittersweet time for one local family. One year ago this week, 15-year-old Luke McGuire died after a four-year battle against cancer. It was a loss for all who were close to the Fairfax teen -- including some very special friends in burgundy and gold.

Monday - 09/08/2014, 04:30am EDT

Tags: luke mcguire, Washington Redskins, Ewing, Paula Wolfson, Redskins

How to prevent your child from getting car sick

Make them look outside during car rides, and don't feed them spicy or fatty foods before the drive.

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 01:44pm EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Mayo Clinic

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Virginia mom fights, brings awareness to ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is not as common as breast cancer, but it is far more lethal.

Thursday - 09/04/2014, 01:44pm EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, ovarian cancer, Dr. Larry Maxwell, Globeathon to End Women

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