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Ways to counteract the toll stress takes on your body

Stress can take an incredible toll on the human body. But there are ways to ease the pressure.

Friday - 10/19/2012, 11:23am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, yoga, stress

Stress is a danger to your heart and overall health

Washington is a hotbed of stress. A local cardiologist talks about how it can affect your life.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 06:01am EDT

Tags: health, heart, Paula Wolfson, Virginia Heart, stroke, >District Psychotherapy Associates

On the Run Blog: The home stretch

Fitness expert Craig Ramsay offers tips on the proper way for runners to stretch.

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 06:36am EDT

Tags: on the run, exercise, Paula Wolfson

On the Run Blog: Doing 'curls for the girls'

Just about every time I meet up with "Vince the Trainer," he puts 10, 12 or 15 pound weights in my hands and says, "curls for the girls!" He is, of course, talking about the benefits resistance training has on, how shall we say, my chest muscles. But with October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, it's important to remember that "curls for the girls" can and should be taken in a broader context.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 08:53am EDT

Tags: full circle fitness, on the run, Paula Wolfson, breast cancer awareness month, exercise

Doctors remind women mammograms can save lives

It is a frightening statistic: Fifty percent of American women who should get annual mammograms do not.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 07:00am EDT

Tags: breast cancer, mammograms, Paula Wolfson

Warnings about dangerous overuse of heated car seats

With cooler weather on the horizon, more and more drivers will be turning on the seat warmers in their cars. But be careful not to over do it.

Friday - 09/28/2012, 05:40am EDT

Tags: Toasted Skin Syndrome, seat warmers, Paula Wolfson, car seats

D.C. mom fights cancer with a cookbook

Danielle Cook Navidi wanted to help her son as he battled cancer. Now, she's helping others with their nutritional needs.

Friday - 09/28/2012, 05:15am EDT

Tags: cancer, danielle cook navidi, Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, chemotherapy, Paula Wolfson, Hodgkins lymphoma

Young survivor fights for childhood cancer awareness in Congress

At 22, Trevor Schaefer is an advocate for children with cancer, and the inspiration behind "Trevor's Law," a bill now pending in Congress that would give governments more authority to determine if environmental toxins are causing clusters of kids in specific geographic areas to get cancer and other dangerous diseases.

Wednesday - 09/12/2012, 08:45am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Trevor Schaefer

Americans spending more on prescription drugs

Americans are spending more on prescription drugs, despite the increasing availability of generics.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 05:00am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, prescriptions, health care, IMS Health, Consumer Reports

Keep kids healthy this back-to-school season

Dr. Erik Schobitz, a pediatric emergency room physician at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, offers advice to parents.

Wednesday - 09/05/2012, 08:08am EDT

Tags: school, parenting, Paula Wolfson

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