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The truth about anti-aging 'cosmeceuticals'

They are the latest thing in anti-aging skin care, but are those pricey cosmeceuticals really worth the money?

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 01:48pm EDT

Tags: health, beauty, anti aging

D.C. bucks trend in tattoo removal

Across the country, people are lining up for pricey laser treatments to remove tattoos -- but it seems the Washington area is bucking the trend.

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 05:14am EDT

Tags: tattoo, tattoo removal, Tina Alster, Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery

Are bacteria becoming too smart for antibiotics?

The World Health Organization warns that we are headed for a "post-antibiotic era."

Monday - 07/28/2014, 03:44pm EDT

Tags: Jesse Goodman, antibiotics, Lancet Infectious Diseases, World Health Organization, superbug

New seat belt might help you stay awake

Thousands of deaths each year are linked to drowsy driving. Now, researchers are doing something about it.

Sunday - 07/27/2014, 05:05pm EDT

Tags: HARKEN, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Doctor's advice: Tips to make the most out of a 15-minute doctor visit

Doctors are more crunched for time than ever, and it is important to make every precious minute of an office visit count. Dr. Leana Wen has tips to make the most of that time and help ensure a proper diagnosis.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 07:47am EDT

Tags: doctors, Leana Wen, medical advice,

Little tick, big problems: How to avoid Lyme disease

A tiny deer tick can do a lot of damage -- with just one bite, it can transmit Lyme disease, which may not become apparent for months or years.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 04:54am EDT

Tags: lyme disease, Finn Neilsen, ticks,

Maryland health officials warn against West Nile, new virus

The mosquito traps are out -- and West Nile surveillance season is underway in Maryland.

Friday - 07/18/2014, 05:29am EDT

Tags: mosquitoes, mosquito, chikungunya, West Nile virus

D.C. bucks U.S.'s sedentary trend

Washington, D.C., may also be the physical fitness capital of the nation.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 04:50am EDT

Tags: cdc, exercise, physical fitness, sedentary

Local travelers rethink trips to Israel

Families with children on trips to Israel are debating whether to bring their traveler home and airlines are dropping change fees as the violence continues in the Gaza Strip.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:23pm EDT

Tags: Israel, gaza strip, international travel,

Genetic research shows promise against cardiovascular disease

Genetic research has led to all kinds of advances in treating cancer. And now it's showing great promise in beating the biggest killer in America -- cardiovascular disease.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 05:42am EDT

Tags: health, Dr. Allen Taylor, MedStar Heart Institute, cardiovascular disease

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