The DNA technology that pieces together family trees is not limited to humans. Scientists are using the same genome-mapping approach to better understand the history of wine.
Forget farm-to-table. When it comes to finding inspiration for his menu, chef Drew Adams heads to the forest.
Postpartum depression is often associated with new mothers, but research shows men are affected, as well. An expert shares tips on what to look for and how to lower one’s risk for paternal postpartum depression.
I scream, you scream, we all scream for … cookie dough? That’s the idea behind D.C.’s newest sweet shop, or rather, “scoop shop,” set to open this summer.
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.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.