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On the run: A lesson from a master chef

I will never be able to keep up with D.C.'s famous "Top Chef" Mike Isabella in the kitchen. But I thought I might be able to match him push-up for push-up in the gym.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 08:55am EDT

Tags: on the run, Mike Isabella, workout

More travelers expected to hit the road this Labor Day weekend

The number of vacationers expected to travel this Labor Day weekend is expected to be up a 2.6 percent increase over last year and the biggest number of Labor Day travelers since the start of the recession four years ago.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 04:39am EDT

Tags: Labor Day, AAA Mid-Atlantic, travel, vacation, holiday traffic,

No dirty secret: 80 percent of women wear wrong bra size

For women, it is the most essential item of a wardrobe -- and a whopping 80 percent get it wrong.

Monday - 08/26/2013, 08:38am EDT

Tags: bra, bra fitting, Sylene, style

Keeping the cold away during the school year

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says colds are the main reason why children miss school. In fact, 22 million school days are lost each year because of the common cold.

Monday - 08/26/2013, 04:49am EDT

Tags: CDC, cold, back-to-school, health, cough

Fairfax honored for sports safety

Fairfax County Public Schools is getting national recognition for its commitment to the safety of its student athletes.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 03:42am EDT

Tags: sports injuries, Fairfax County Public Schools, concussions

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, school, back to school, health, CDC, children

Inova Health cookbook keeps it local

Put the words hospital and food together and most of us cringe. But a group of health care providers is trying to change all that, and they are doing it for a very good cause.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 07:25am EDT

Tags: Inova Health System, cookbook, farmers market, SNAP

Prepping kids for back-to-school sleep cycles

Too many kids are sleep deprived, and the start of a new school year only makes matters worse.

Friday - 08/16/2013, 08:31am EDT

Tags: sleep, back-to-school,

Herndon launches site to attract diners

A local town is trying to carve out an identity in the midst of suburban sprawl -- and it's doing it by selling itself as a dining destination.

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 07:42am EDT

Tags: herndon, dine on herndon, Lisa Merkel, restaurants

CDC: High price of excessive drinking costs D.C.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says excessive drinking is costing the nation billions. And the highest tab per person is in Washington, D.C.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 07:04pm EDT

Tags: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drinking, excessive drinking, binge drinking

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