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Flu season could hit working adults hardest

This flu season, the predominant strain is the H1N1 virus, and that could mean big trouble for businesses.

Monday - 01/06/2014, 07:58am EST

Tags: flu season, H1N1, Paula Wolfson

Forget the fads: Ancient Greek diet may be healthiest

Like Greek yogurt? You're on to something.

Monday - 01/06/2014, 04:28am EST

Tags: Paula Wolfson, diet, eating, Mediterranean diet

Ski helmet use on the rise, injury rates flat

Formula One racing great Michael Schumacher is the latest celebrity to suffer a life-threatening brain injury while skiing with a helmet. Although ski helmet use is up, the rate of severe brain injuries is unchanged.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 09:18pm EST

Tags: skiing, helmet, Michael Schumacher, MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, Paula Wolfson, brain injury

Rabies scare urges pet owners into action

After a growing number of rabies cases have been reported in the area, pet owners want to know how to keep their cats and dogs safe from the deadly virus.

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 04:04pm EST

Tags: rabies, Dr. Pawz, Paula Wolfson, veterinarian, pets

2013: A breakthrough year in cancer research

For the fight against cancer, 2013 was a year of progress and there are indications that some big breakthroughs are on the way.

Monday - 12/30/2013, 02:58am EST

Tags: Paula Wolfson, cancer, cancer research

D.C. Jewish Community Center volunteers lend a hand for the holidays

Volunteers of all faiths lend their time and talents for the holidays.

Sunday - 12/29/2013, 11:56am EST

Tags: Christmas, volunteering, Makela, Paula Wolfson

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Watch out for high-calorie fast food snacks

Snacks and smaller items sold at your favorite fast food restaurants don't necessarily mean they are lower in calories than purchasing a full meal. So how can you navigate the menus and still find healthier options?

Friday - 12/27/2013, 09:19am EST

Tags: diet, fast food, eating, Paul Kita, Paula Wolfson

Tips for making New Year's resolutions you can actually keep

Often, those resolutions fade away by, let's say, February. But if done right, they can be a prescription for success.

Friday - 12/27/2013, 05:30am EST

Tags: Paula Wolfson, weight loss, resolutions, New Year

The future of allergy treatments: No more shots

Many have had to endure repeated allergy shots, particularly for hay fever. But those injections could be replaced by a simple pill or a drop placed under the tongue.

Monday - 12/23/2013, 06:45am EST

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Hemant Sharma, allergies, children

Reduced fat? Learn what those labels really mean

You know it's important to check food labels when you go grocery shopping. But how much of that information is fact and how much is hype?

Friday - 12/20/2013, 05:19am EST

Tags: food labels, Paula Wolfson, reduced fat

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