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On the Run Blog: It's really liquid sunshine

You prepare for a lot of things when you sign up to do your first marathon. Blisters. Heat. Stomach flutters. Chafing. But a "Frankenstorm?"

Saturday - 10/27/2012, 08:22am EDT

Tags: marine corps marathon

Tips for Halloween treats that sidestep calories, food allergies

When people think of Halloween, what word comes to mind? For children, it is probably candy. But there are healthier options out there for trick- or-treaters.

Saturday - 10/27/2012, 08:11am EDT

Tags: Halloween, candy, trick-or-treat

On the Run Blog: Fueling up for the long run

We are what we eat, and that is especially true when it comes to sports.

Wednesday - 10/24/2012, 04:15am EDT

Tags: marine corps marathon

FDA: Dozens of places in D.C. area bought medications from Mass. pharmacy

The FDA says about 40 medical facilities in the D.C. area bought other medications from the pharmacy linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak.

Tuesday - 10/23/2012, 04:49pm EDT

Tags: meningitis, FDA, Piccard Surgery Center

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: 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, 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,

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, 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,

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, car seats

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