WTOP news anchor Stephanie Gaines-Bryant has run the Marine Corps 10K five times and the marathon twice. But this year, she ran with her son, Gabriel, who has autism spectrum disorder. She shares their story in her own words.
Those who exercised made slight improvements when tested on overall thinking skills, a new study found.
Exercise routines, like walking, have a much better chance of sticking if people do them with family or friends instead of solo. That’s the idea behind the “Step it Up: Family Fitness Club” program from the Prince George’s County Health Department.
Camp Amazing Grace gives kids with parents “known to the criminal justice system” a chance to go canoeing, swimming and biking, and to do arts and crafts and activities geared toward building relationships and leadership skills.
While golf has always been associated with men of a certain set, the sport has also attracted women over 50 looking for a way to get in shape, stay in shape or stay social.
“It’s our responsibility to go back,” says Stan Richards, founder of a nonprofit that gives back to low-income neighborhoods in D.C. and Prince George’s County, Maryland.
As we approach Father’s Day, it’s important to remember that children need a parent’s emotional support as well as financial support.
“He would have hallucinations in the evening that people were killing him, I would have to jump out of bed and see if he was OK,” Adam Forschner said about his son’s experience with narcolepsy.
If you’re a woman over 40 dreading your next mammogram, some new technology may put you at ease.
As summer nears, it’s important for people in the U.S., especially outdoor workers, to be well-informed about the Zika virus.
Nowadays there are many types of yoga classes to choose from — hot yoga, power yoga, vinyasa glow — but have you ever considered yoga with a Christian twist?
It’s that time of year when high school seniors are receiving acceptance letters from colleges. But, if you’re a teen parent, the idea of going to college may be a distant dream.
If you’ve got children home this week for Spring break, especially teens, it may be a good time to take a closer look at their food habits.
When stories of child sexual abuse top the headlines, it shines a disturbing spotlight on the issue.
Black History Month is coming to a close, but the month wasn’t without controversy.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.