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Heavy purse can be a burden on back

Those who carry purses usually don't give the act a second thought, but it turns out it may deserve one.

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 04:09am EDT

Tags: purse, back pain, fashion

Study: Teens take more deadly risks with peers in car

Speeding, drinking and driving late at night are more likely to occur among 16- and 17-year-old teen drivers as the number of their teenage passengers increases, a study by AAA says.

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 07:40am EDT

Tags: AAA, Lacey Mason, driving, The New York Times

As Md. prepares for Question 6 vote, leaders remember Bayard Rustin

As Maryland prepares to vote on Question 6, some local leaders are throwing their support behind gay marriage and remembering a man who helped start the movement.

Monday - 10/08/2012, 06:15am EDT

Tags: bayard rustin, civil rights, gay marriage

New service offers cheaper data plans for smartphones

A new service aims to give mobile devices high speed wireless data - for free.

Tuesday - 10/02/2012, 07:03am EDT

Tags: wall street journal, freedompop, iPhone, smartphone

To buy or not to buy: Dollar store deals

Dollar stores have become all the rage in recent years, and the products available have grown to include anything from napkins to clothes. But are they always worth it?

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 03:58am EDT

Tags: wtop saves you money, dollar stores

Northern Va. commuters can weigh in on future transit plans

Bumper to bumper traffic and long commutes are the norm for Northern Virginia commuters during the week, and now the public has the chance to offer its 2 cents on making it better.

Monday - 09/24/2012, 03:37am EDT

Tags: transportation planning, Super NoVa Transit and Transportation Demand Management Vision Plan

It's OK let let babies cry, study finds

Letting babies cry won't cause long-term psychological problems or damage the parent-child relationship, a new study says.

Wednesday - 09/12/2012, 07:09am EDT

Tags: pediatrics, parenting, Richard Ferber, sleep training

Couples hold off on having kids

It costs about $235,000 to raise a child from birth to age 17.

Tuesday - 09/11/2012, 07:47am EDT

Tags: family, economy, children,

Study: Multitasking can actually hurt your brain

People who balance all their "irons in the fire" can put an average person to shame. But new research suggests that not only is multitasking bad, people can't actually do it.

Tuesday - 08/14/2012, 09:42am EDT

Tags: MSN, multitask

How to prepare for medical emergencies while traveling

Becoming sick or injured while on vacation can become expensive for those who need medical attention, but there are ways travelers can prepare.

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 07:57am EDT

Tags: insurance, Travel, medical emergencies

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