They’re familiar sights this time of year: A box of chocolates and a dozen roses. But it turns out there may be some surprising health benefits to these Valentine’s Day staples.
You can be mindful of what you’re thinking, what you’re doing and how you’re moving. Mindfulness can take on many forms including meditation, yoga and Tai Chi, for example.
Prince George’s County, Maryland may join other area localities to establish nutritional standards for vending machines on county-owned property.
It seems more young adults are dialing back on dairy — and that may not be a good thing.
Have you ever sat in D.C. traffic on a hot day and seen a cyclist zooming past cars and thought, “That could be me?” Find out how you can.
To maintain your fitness goals without the expense of a monthly gym membership, consider these six frugal alternatives for a healthy 2017.
Agitation is a common symptom experienced by dementia patients. Now there may be a way to treat it without a costly procedure or any medication.
Make sure your 2017 fitness resolution is one with which you stick.
A study on the health of cancer survivors from the 1970s to the 1990s finds that those treated later reported poorer health despite advances in treatment. Find out why.
Sally Squires, who writes the Lean Plate Club blog, said that pumpkins are a low-calorie option rich in beta carotene, which many people don’t get enough of.
Can time among the pines treat PTSD? A local effort is underway to prove that nature may be the best medicine for wounded service members.
Exercising is no longer just for losing weight. New breakthroughs in exercise science are finding that regular physical activity is critical for long-term health and wellness.
Some people pick their travel destinations based on food, others go for the history. But now more than ever, people are taking vacations to run.
Sara Polon is on a mission to save the world, one bowl of soup at a time. And it’s working. Here’s how.
In the U.S., about 30 percent of adults have high blood pressure — roughly 76 million Americans. It increases the risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure, kidney failure and death, so it’s important to diagnose and treat it.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.