Heart & Health
Compounding pharmacies can be a godsend for people with special medical needs, but now they face a crisis.
This is the heaviest season of the year. Halloween through New Year's tends to be the time when many put on a few extra pounds.
The Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington will host a free men's health event called "The Guys Full Body Tune-Up" Nov. 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. A panel that includes doctors who specialize in internal medicine, cardiology, and urology will discuss important health screenings and how men can stay in good health.
I made it. It is now official. I have completed my first marathon, and I have the medal to prove it.
I made it. I have completed my first marathon, and I have the medal to prove it.
You prepare for a lot of things when you sign up to do your first marathon. Blisters. Heat. Stomach flutters. Chafing. But a "Frankenstorm?"
We are what we eat, and that is especially true when it comes to sports.
Stress can take an incredible toll on the human body. But there are ways to ease the pressure.
Washington is a hotbed of stress. A local cardiologist talks about how it can affect your life.
Fitness expert Craig Ramsay offers tips on the proper way for runners to stretch.
Experts recommend turning down the volume on digital music players to protect young ears from hearing damage.
Prince George's County gave one of its fire engines a makeover to help raise awareness of breast cancer.
Just about every time I meet up with "Vince the Trainer," he puts 10, 12 or 15 pound weights in my hands and says, "curls for the girls!" He is, of course, talking about the benefits resistance training has on, how shall we say, my chest muscles. But with October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, it's important to remember that "curls for the girls" can and should be taken in a broader context.
With cooler weather on the horizon, more and more drivers will be turning on the seat warmers in their cars. But be careful not to over do it.
Danielle Cook Navidi wanted to help her son as he battled cancer. Now, she's helping others with their nutritional needs.