D.C. has the second highest rate of speed-related deaths in the country; speed-related crashes made up 55 percent of all motor-vehicle deaths in 2017.
Sleeping six hours a night instead of eight may give you a higher chance of waking up dehydrated, according to a study by Penn State.
A tiny new device is offering hope of a better life for people with severe heart failure, reducing hospitalization rates and improving mortality risk within two years of treatment, a new study finds.
Though hotels are required to have smoke detectors, private rentals through Airbnb aren’t, and more than 20 percent of the Airbnbs in D.C. might not have the alarms, according to a recent study.
Northern Virginia is among the healthiest regions in the state, but a university study has found big differences in health outcomes across communities, based on socio-economic conditions.
A new study suggests preschoolers are more likely to do well with math when entering kindergarten if they grasp two basic concepts: words associated with numbers and the quantities they represent.
“Sometimes, nagging is caring,” said Hui Liu, associate professor of sociology at Michigan State University.
Data collected on 378,881 children between the ages of 4 to 17 showed that children born in August were more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD or receive ADHD medication than those born in September, a new study finds.
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.