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Hurting for fashion: The high cost of today's trends

Some of the trendiest fashion items around are also the most dangerous.

Monday - 11/18/2013, 07:52am EST

Tags: fashion, styles, health,

Vets get a chance to learn organic farming

A college near Philadelphia is offering veterans who have laid down their arms a chance to go to farm school.

Sunday - 11/10/2013, 02:16pm EST

Tags: organic, veterans

Off the 8's: Completing the circle, a 'marathon for the soul'

We may share a name, but I have to admit I never felt any real connection to Paula Abdul. That is, until now.

Friday - 11/08/2013, 10:24am EST

Tags: Paula Abdul, Bat Mitzvah, Off the 8s

Rock icon offers lesson for young ears: Beware of headphones

Too many of us remain painfully unaware of the danger posed by earphones and their modern offspring: earbuds. And we can learn from the mistakes of some of rock's greatest legends.

Friday - 11/08/2013, 10:07am EST

Tags: hearing loss, Pete Townshend, The Who, headphones, health

D.C. studies ban on styrofoam

Decades-old styrofoam continues to blight the Anacostia River and now the District is considering a ban on the ubiquitous foamy plastic.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 04:21pm EST

Tags: styrofoam, trash, water pollution, Anacostia River, bag tax, D.C. Council, environment

Osteoporosis overlooked in men

Osteoporosis is an overlooked problem and under-diagnosed condition, which is becoming an important public health concern as the population ages.

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 04:48am EST

Tags: osteoporosis, aging, bone density, Assil Saleh

Gas prices continue to drop

The pain at the pump is easing this fall. The price of a gallon of regular is continuing to drop, both nationally and locally.

Sunday - 11/03/2013, 02:09pm EST

Tags: gas prices

Va. girl among first teens to test artificial pancreas

At first glance, it looks like your average smartphone. But this palm-sized device is a medical marvel that has the potential to revolutionize treatment for Type 1 diabetes.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 09:11am EDT

Tags: Type 1 diabetes, artificial pancreas, diabetes, research

Halloween candy calorie count: How long you'll have to walk per treat

Like kids, parents are tempted to dig-in, but even those small "fun-sized" candy bars can do damage to the waistline.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 09:36am EDT

Tags: Halloween, Candy, American Institute for Cancer Research, calories, halloween candy, fun size bar

Local doctors work with schools to improve concussion treatment

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommend children who suffer a concussion should take time off of school as well as from the playing field. And local doctors are working with area schools to expand concussion treatment to the classroom.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 08:16pm EDT

Tags: concussions, neuropsychology, children, teens,

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