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We have two reports, the first is the simple science behind how Transcendental Meditation can help with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The second is how one seriously traumatized warrior was helped by Operation Warrior Wellness and the David Lynch Foundation
even when a college romance goes sour! Why? Because it could save your life. Listen to how that can happen.
It is a pink shirt tailor made for my body for the Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer 2012 thanks to measurements taken by a super high tech 3-D Body Scanner at Alton Lane Dupont Circle. It is much more private than the airport systems but it is also much more accurate and no X-rays as 32 sensors and receivers flash, recording thousands of data points. Then the computer generates your 3-D avatar which is sent on to the tailors who use the information to create a perfect fit. Alton Lane, 1506 St. NW, third floor. And it was all for charity!
WTOP's Mark Segraves reports. For more: The Washington Examiner
Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind (CLB) will host its second annual Light the Way 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 29, 2012, at Nationals Park, benefiting programs and services CLB provides to people of all ages who are blind, low vision, and deaf-blind in the Washington, D.C. region.
You have to wonder how many different pianos were used by Jordan Kitt's Music to play Happy Birthday during its 100th Birthday celebration.
Not all news is BAD news. WTOP's Man About Town Bob Madigan shares GOOD news all the time! Miss Teen Maryland International 2012 Layilah Nasser is a natural example.
And he recommends Transcendental Meditation to some of his patients as he did recently here in DC at Howard University.
The University of Virginia expects its capital campaign to reach its $3 billion goal next spring, more than a year later than originally planned.
can be found outside Ben's Chili Bowl! The widow and co-founder Virginia Ali gave us a sneak peek.
We checked out an event at a golf club for the cause of Cause USA, helping America's wounded military
It affects millions and has a direct impact on tens of millions of caregivers and loved ones. There are a number of well known people suffering from the disease, such as Glen Campbell. The Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter! is working hard to help all affected. This month there are several Walks to End Alzheimer's such as 2012 Walk to End Alzheimer's & Candlelight Rally in Northern Virginia in Reston September 30 6:00 p.m.
It is hard to imagine being told that your child has a disease that is as awful as Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, that's what happened to Dana and Joel Wood of Alexandria, Virginia. Their son James Wood was diagnosed in May 2000 with the disease that is as they say "incurable," and largely known as "untreatable." That's why they created the Foundation to Eradicate Duchenne, a 501c(3) organization"with the goal of finding treatments and an ultimate cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, the world's leading lethal childhood genetic disease."
WTOP's Randi Martin
WTOP's John Aaron reports
FedEx employees spent September 12th giving back by preparing, packing and delivering healthy fresh meals to people with life challenging illnesses by volunteering at Food & Friends and giving the organization a substantial dollar donation.
The official announcement that NSO In Your Neighborhood 2013 will Focus on U Street, Howard University, Shaw, and Logan Circle was made at Ben's Chili Bowl. These free community engagement activities will run between January 8 and 14. The NSO's performances during this period will be free of charge, thanks to a gift from Irene Pollin.
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