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Wind, heat, rain, snow and severe storms have long been blamed for interruptions to the nation's overall infrastructure, but federal and state officials are more carefully studying changing weather patterns as a direct threat to human health.
High school health education classes that focus exclusively on topics of physical activity and nutrition may be a thing of the past. It turns out, integrating cognitive-behavioral components into health curricula makes for happier and healthier teens.
Those looking to have a "hoppy" time this weekend will find no shortage of options from which to choose. After all, D.C.-area Oktoberfest celebrations are in full swing.
This Old House, a home improvement magazine and television show, named Petworth one of the best neighborhoods in the country for its promising future and collection of beautiful homes.
There's another beverage that's filling locals' glasses and the need for a homegrown, seasonal taste -- and it's got a crisp, hard edge.
For tourists and residents, alike, D.C. has an endless list of must-see museums, monuments and historic landmarks. And while double-decker buses, segways and Potomac cruises will take you to the sites, there's another way to experience the nation's capital -- through your taste buds.
Aviva Goldfarb is making it her mission to have families all over the country eat dinner together. She wants to get 10,000 people to commit to eating dinner together as a family at least three times a week for four weeks.
Beverly Vick leads an American Girl club for students at Douglas MacArthur Elementary School in Alexandria, Va.
Some Arlington residents are participating in a yoga class that requires no mat, no downward-facing dog and no sweat. It's no joke, but it is something to laugh at.
Women are significantly underrepresented in one of the fastest growing job sectors in the U.S. Experts say parents and teachers need to support girls' interest in math and science at a young age.