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Type 2 diabetes rising in children

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.

Monday - 11/26/2012, 04:46am EST

Tags: type 2 diabetes,

Two creative recipes for your Thanksgiving leftovers

Shopping isn't the only Black Friday tradition.

Friday - 11/23/2012, 07:53am EST

Tags: Thanksgiving, leftovers, recipes, cooking

Tips on storing Thanksgiving leftovers from a master chef

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.

Thursday - 11/22/2012, 06:36am EST

Tags: Thanksgiving, turkey, cooking, food, food safety

On the Run blog: You are never too old to exercise

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."

Monday - 11/19/2012, 06:58am EST

Tags: on the run, fitness, exercise

More research bolsters the need for Vitamin D

New research is highlighting the growing importance of Vitamin D, which is often called the "sunshine" vitamin.

Tuesday - 11/13/2012, 07:22am EST

Tags: vitamin D

Pharmacist: Compounding pharmacy gave industry 'black eye'

Compounding pharmacies can be a godsend for people with special medical needs, but now they face a crisis.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 10:21am EST

Tags: compounding pharmacy, meningitis


How to avoid packing on pounds during holidays

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.

Monday - 11/05/2012, 05:08am EST

Tags: holidays, weight, dieting, Thanksgiving, Christmas

Va. Hospital Center offers 'full body tune-up' for men

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.

Friday - 11/02/2012, 04:08am EDT

Tags: Virginia Hospital Center, Phil Crane, Sam Pappas, Men

On the Run Blog: To run ... or not to run

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.

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 04:39pm EDT

Tags: on the run, Sandy, marathon, Arlington,

Power restored to Maryland water treatment plant

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.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 03:34pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, Ken Ulman, Hurricane Sandy, alicia lozano,

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