Soaking in a warm bath at the end of a long day is one way to unwind and de-stress. But a growing number of Zen-seeking locals are swapping bubbles for bowls to experience a different kind of bath — a sound bath. And research shows it works.
A woman’s risk for dying from pregnancy-related causes does not end once her pregnancy does. In fact, a significant number of preventable deaths happen up to 43 days later. WTOP’s Rachel Nania explores death rates among moms in WTOP’s special report, Dangers of Childbirth.
Nationally, black women die from pregnancy-related causes three to four times more often than other women. What’s behind the disparity? Experts say it stems from a troubling history in America. WTOP examines the issue in our special report, Dangers of Childbirth.
Environmental advocates say, frankly, plastic straws suck when it comes to keeping oceans clean. That is why one local store is joining a growing movement to ban them.
Summer gardens are flourishing, but so are the populations of pesky weeds and critters that can damage all of your vines and veggies.
Gluten-free, organic, all-natural, no sugar added — these days, food packages from pasta to Pringles are littered in labels. And soon, consumers can expect to see more.
It looks like egg, tastes like egg, even scrambles like egg. But it’s made from a bean. The latest plant-based alternative product hits the market, and one local chef is embracing it.
Adopting a few healthy habits can lower one’s risk for cancer. The experts explain.
A local lawyer is filling Northern Virginia’s bagel void with his pop-up, Bagel Uprising. And he’s selling out fast.
Forget the hotel key; try a lockhouse. A new way to experience the D.C. area starts in a historic house.
Part of planning for a road trip involves filling your phone with an army of apps that can help you locate the cleanest restrooms and steer clear of the nastiest traffic jams. And this summer, there’s a new app for your road-trip arsenal: the Virginia History Trails app.
There are many barriers when it comes to escaping domestic violence. One is where to go. But a local organization is helping to bridge that gap.
Forget the usual necktie and golf shirt. This Father’s Day, give dad something that will warm his heart and his stomach — a homemade meal. A chef, and father, shares some ideas.
Know someone struggling with infertility? An expert shares tips on how to best show your support. “I call myself an ovary achiever,” Andrea Syrtash, a relationship expert and author has been struggling with infertility for seven years.
D.C.’s restaurant industry is booming, and its growth is making it harder for restaurants to attract and retain staff. But some local chefs and owners are beating the odds. Here’s how.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.