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On the Run: Is cardio king?

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.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 07:30am EST

Tags: exercise, Fitness, cardio, weight loss, on the run,

Simple steps for preventing the flu

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.

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 05:15am EST

Tags: flu, hand washing, John Dooley, Foxhall Internists

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Flu vaccinations don't always keep the bug away

Doctors are noticing a disturbing trend this flu season - an unusually large number of people who received flu vaccinations are still getting sick.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 04:15am EST

Tags: Foxhall Internists, flu, CDC

Biggest challenge for Parkinson's patients may be depression

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.

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 07:10am EST

Tags: Dr. Zoltan Mari, Johns Hopkins, depression

Sodium Swap Challenge aims to help Americans cut down on salt

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.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 08:49am EST

Tags: salt, American Heart Association

Getting fit and sticking with it

This is the time of year when gyms and rec centers are packed with folks vowing to get fit.

Saturday - 01/05/2013, 08:52am EST

Tags: health, Fitness, Fairfax Hackley, New Year

There's a shingles vaccine, but it's not for everyone

About 1 million Americans get shingles each year in the United States, and those who have had the chicken pox are at most risk.

Friday - 01/04/2013, 10:16am EST

Tags: chicken pox, Shingles, vaccine,

Telecommuting benefits employers as well as employees

In a well-connected world, more and more people are skipping the office commute and opting to plug-in at home.

Saturday - 12/29/2012, 08:37pm EST

Tags: telecommuting, working from home

On The Run Blog: One step at a time

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.

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 03:36pm EST

Tags: on the run, Marine Corps Marathon, resolutions, Fitness,

Doctors: Make weight a priority for new year

As the new year begins, many vow to take charge of their weight. Doctors say it's one of the best things anyone can do to improve health - and that's why it's one of the top 10 tips for a healthier you.

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 03:37am EST

Tags: top ten health, weight, one medical group

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