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G.W. cardiac doctor to serve in Kabul

Dr. Frederick Lough, director of cardiac surgery at The George Washington University, is headed to Afghanistan for a second time to help those wounded on the battlefront.

Friday - 07/13/2012, 06:32am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, George Washington University Hospital, Frederick Lough

Skin cancer survivor launches campaign to teach teens

A self-proclaimed "Venice Beach baby" is trying to prevent others from getting skin cancer.

Monday - 07/09/2012, 04:22am EDT

Tags: skin cancer, Skin Cancer Foundation, Timna Understein, melanoma, Paula Wolfson

Fido and fireworks: Keeping your dog safe on the 4th

The Fourth of July can be a traumatic holiday for dogs.

Wednesday - 07/04/2012, 08:15am EDT

Tags: fireworks, Independence Day, Paula Wolfson

Blog: Getting to the core

No, I am not talking about body image here. Being healthy and fit has always trumped getting six-pack abs in my book.

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 06:34am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, abs, Marine Corps Marathon

UMd. team changes lives with treadmill and a webcam

Local researchers have come up with a new way to help people who are recovering from strokes, dealing with Parkinson's disease or just desperate to improve their balance.

Monday - 06/25/2012, 06:08am EDT

Tags: University of Maryland, TreadSense, Parkinson, Paula Wolfson

Blog: Running in the muck

After last week's blog appeared, I got an e-mail from an old friend. The subject line said it all: "A Marathon? ARE YOU NUTS!"

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 05:49am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, on the run, code orange

What are the best ways to treat sunburn?

Despite all the warnings to use sunscreen, burns still happen. The key to healing is to keep damaged skin cool and moist.

Monday - 06/18/2012, 04:05am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, health, sunburn, sunscreen

BLOG: Before you run, talk to your doc

You wouldn't send your kid to camp without a check-up, right? Same goes for adults either starting a workout program or ramping up an existing one.

Wednesday - 06/13/2012, 07:33am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, on the run, marathon

The good and the bad of going gluten free

The gluten-free diet has gone mainstream, with a lot of otherwise healthy people signing on. As a result, manufacturers are producing out gluten-free cookies, cakes, pastas and other products high in sugar, fat or sodium.

Monday - 06/11/2012, 05:04am EDT

Tags: gluten free, Monica Reinagel, Nutrition Diva, Paula Wolfson

BLOG: One step at a time - A journey to the Marine Corps Marathon

To mark one of those big "0" birthdays, WTOP's Paula Wolfson has decided to run the Marine Corps Marathon. She will be sharing her journey along the way in a series of blog posts.

Tuesday - 06/05/2012, 10:03pm EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Marine Corps Marathon, Pacers Alexandria

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