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Working out with Mike Isabella, getting 'Fit for Hope'

It can be tough for anyone to lose weight -- especially someone who works with food for a living. But a group of big names on the local restaurant scene say they are up for the challenge.

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 08:38am EDT

Tags: American Cancer Society, Fit for Hope, Mike Isabella, workout, Chef, weightloss, Paula Wolfson, Top Chef

The great divide: Gym gender gaps

There is a gender gap at the gym -- a great divide of sorts. The weight room tends to be mostly made up of men, while exercise classes are dominated by women.

Monday - 07/29/2013, 05:26am EDT

Tags: City Fitness, gym, gender, Paula Wolfson, workout, health

Technology to blame for 1 in 4 operating room errors, study finds

High technology has made many types of surgery more precise and effective -- and in some cases, far less invasive. But all this innovation also has created some problems.

Sunday - 07/28/2013, 12:42pm EDT

Tags: surgery, operating room errors, Paula Wolfson

Local celebrity chef Mike Isabella's diet secret

Local celebrity chef Mike Isabella is dropping pounds with some help from the menu at his new 14th Street, N.W. restaurant, Kapnos.

Friday - 07/26/2013, 03:50pm EDT

Tags: Mike Isabella, Paula Wolfson, Kapnos, olive oil, Mediterranean diet, fats, health

Lyme disease crawls into new parts of region

Lyme disease infection rates in this region are among the highest in the country, and the disease is beginning to show up in areas where it was seldom seen before.

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 11:03am EDT

Tags: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, lyme disease, ticks, Paula Wolfson

New diet drugs' sales weighed down

Two new weight loss medications have hit the market within the last year, but neither has shown signs of becoming a blockbuster drug.

Monday - 07/22/2013, 04:29am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, diet drugs, Qsymia, belviq

Study finds migraine sufferers are stigmatized

Those who experience migraines have to deal with a lot more than pain. It turns out many migraine sufferers ache in silence, due to the stigma attached to the headaches.

Friday - 07/19/2013, 04:35am EDT

Tags: migraine, migraines, Paula Wolfson, Headaches, stigma, Dr. Simon Fishman, Integrated Neurology Services in Northern Virginia

When should you take exercise inside?

Through the heat and the haze of the Washington region, you can spot some hardcore fitness fanatics running, walking, cycling or playing golf or tennis outside. But there comes a time when it's best to take physical activity inside.

Wednesday - 07/17/2013, 08:33am EDT

Tags: heat, exercise, heat index, Paula Wolfson, City Fitness Gym

Many area African-Americans seek 'a healing place'

The not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial touched a raw nerve for many in the African-American community. The morning after the acquittal, they sought solace at church.

Monday - 07/15/2013, 06:15am EDT

Tags: Trayvon Martin, Hillcrest Heights, Paula Wolfson, Community of Hope, church

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MedSTAR Transport: Saving lives in Washington area for 30 years

Thirty years ago, the helicopters in the small MedSTAR Transport fleet would land near accident scenes, stabilize the victims and then get them to a trauma care center. Today, a MedSTAR helicopter patient is more likely to be someone who is in critical condition at a small community hospital and in dire need of life-saving, specialized care.

Monday - 07/15/2013, 04:39am EDT

Tags: MedSTAR 1, MedSTAR Transport, medevac, trauma, Paula Wolfson, Natalie Tomlin, helicopter

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