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Robin Williams' suicide part of a larger trend

It used to be the age group most likely to commit suicide was teenagers and 20-somethings. But in recent years there has been a shift.

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 04:35am EDT

Tags: health, suicide, Robin Williams, Paula Wolfson

Bananas: An uncertain future for America's favorite fruit

They're sliced into cereal and eaten as snacks, but these days growers are increasingly worried about the future of America's favorite fruit: the Cavendish banana.

Monday - 08/11/2014, 08:58am EDT

Tags: cavendish banana, banana, Paula Wolfson

Ebola outbreak an ethical mine field

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has turned into an ethical mine field.

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:47am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, ebola, World Health Organization

Table for one: Solo eating on the rise in U.S.

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but it's not the most social. More Americans eat their meals solo, one study finds.

Friday - 08/08/2014, 04:36am EDT

Tags: meals, dining, dining trends, Paula Wolfson

Exercise can improve self-esteem, mood for teens, tweens

The power of exercise has another benefit for teens and tweens: Helping to ward off depression and improve self-esteem.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 03:55pm EDT

Tags: mental health, teens, exercise, Paula Wolfson, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Cure for Hepatitis C comes with a heavy price tag

One pill costs $1,000; a course of treatment is $84,000.

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 12:28pm EDT

Tags: hepatitis C, Paula Wolfson

Minorities the majority on kidney transplant waiting lists

94 percent of African-Americans and 85 percent of Hispanics on transplant lists need a new kidney.

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 04:57am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Howard University, Clive Callender, organ donors

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: Paula Wolfson, 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, Paula Wolfson, 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, Paula Wolfson, antibiotics, Lancet Infectious Diseases, World Health Organization, superbug

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