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Most people think strokes are only a health problem among senior citizens, but they can also strike the young. It happened to WTOP reporter Jamie Forzato, who suffered a stroke on the eve of her 19th birthday.
It wasn't all that long ago that the standard advice for anyone seeking to lose weight was "calories in -- calories out." Now we're finding out it's much more complicated than that.
It seems like the flu is unavoidable in the D.C. area, but there are simple steps anyone can take to cut the risk of getting sick.
Doctors are noticing a disturbing trend this flu season - an unusually large number of people who received flu vaccinations are still getting sick.
Doctors have focused on treating physical symptoms of Parkinson's disease, but results from a recent study suggest depression may be the biggest hurdle patients face.
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association starts a three-week Sodium Swap Challenge to help people train their taste buds to not want as many salty foods.
This is the time of year when gyms and rec centers are packed with folks vowing to get fit.
About 1 million Americans get shingles each year in the United States, and those who have had the chicken pox are at most risk.
In a well-connected world, more and more people are skipping the office commute and opting to plug-in at home.
It is said every great journey begins with a single step. The same thing applies to running, say, the Marine Corps Marathon. You don't begin your training by running 26.2 miles. You begin by jogging around the block -- that first step - - and gradually build your endurance over time.