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The nation's childhood obesity epidemic is putting kids at increased risk for a very adult disease: Type 2 diabetes, usually seen in severely overweight adults.
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Shopping isn't the only Black Friday tradition.
After the turkey and trimmings comes the dreaded Thanksgiving clean-up. And when it comes to storing leftovers, we can all learn from a master chef.
WTOP's Paula Wolfson chronicled her quest for a Marine Corps Marathon finisher's medal in her "On the Run" blog. She now turns her attention to the athletic pursuits of others and the challenge of mixing family, work and fitness in our busy lives "on the run."
New research is highlighting the growing importance of Vitamin D, which is often called the "sunshine" vitamin.
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Compounding pharmacies can be a godsend for people with special medical needs, but now they face a crisis.
This is the heaviest season of the year. Halloween through New Year's tends to be the time when many put on a few extra pounds.
The Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington will host a free men's health event called "The Guys Full Body Tune-Up" Nov. 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. A panel that includes doctors who specialize in internal medicine, cardiology, and urology will discuss important health screenings and how men can stay in good health.
New York City Marathon runners will be taking to the streets of a city still reeling from superstorm Sandy, and many are weighing the pros and cons of running in a disaster zone.
Power has been restored to the Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant in Howard County, Md. after millions of gallons of sewage spilled into the Chesapeake Bay.
Hi: 77 °F | Lo: 46 °F