Billionaire philanthropist Jim Stowers dead at 90

Jim Stowers Jr., investment firm founder who gave his fortune to fight disease, dead at 90

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 05:28pm EDT

Painkiller prescriptions soar in emergency rooms

Prescriptions for the strongest painkillers are soaring, even though the number of patients admitted with pain is up only slightly.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 05:27pm EDT

White House report highlights sports injuries

In push for enrollment among youth, Obama administration releases report on sports injuries

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 05:10pm EDT

How a pregnant mother's diet influences a baby's development later in life

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 04:14pm EDT

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Check the temperature of your water heater before you get burned

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 04:12pm EDT

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D.C. woman helps brother get new kidney

Panhandle baseball coach to get new kidney from twin sister

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 01:41pm EDT

China cracks down on medication of schoolchildren

Beijing cracks down on medication of schoolchildren after parents protest

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 09:20am EDT

Many without health insurance plan to stay that way, study says

On Monday, Bankrate insurance analyst Doug Whiteman explained to WTOP's Veronica Robinson that "it seems that there is ... a big lack of information among people who would stand to benefit from the Affordable Care Act."

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 08:33am EDT

Navigating common food label myths

Modern-day food labels are filled with misinformation, and often lead consumers astray from healthy intentions.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 07:17am EDT

Pastry cook mixes up tasty gluten-free treats (Photos)

Diagnosed with celiac disease, a local pastry cook has fought for the job she loves and has turned her condition into an asset for a D.C. eatery and others with dietary restrictions by creating tasty gluten-free treats.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 07:11am EDT

Md. AG, 27 others ask major retailers to stop selling tobacco products

Twenty-eight state attorneys general, including Maryland's Doug Gansler, have signed letters to major retailers asking them to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 05:59am EDT

Senate passes food allergies awareness bill

County governments may soon have authority to make restaurants accommodate customers with food allergies.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 03:03am EDT

Health care sign-ups hit 5M mark

Obama administration says more than 5M have signed up for coverage on insurance exchanges

Monday - 03/17/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Mich State's Payne treats a little girl as sister

Michigan State's Adreian Payne has become a big brother of sorts for cancer-stricken girl

Monday - 03/17/2014, 08:09pm EDT

8 victims of NY blast died of smoke, burns, trauma

Medical examiner: 8 victims of New York City explosion died of smoke, burns or trauma

Monday - 03/17/2014, 07:08pm EDT

Mental illness cited in slaying of grandparents

Mother says son charged with slaying grandparents in western Md. is mentally ill

Monday - 03/17/2014, 06:31pm EDT

For overweight children, pairing video games with education is better than gym class

'Active' video games can not only help kids lose weight, they can be more effective than traditional gym classes when paired with counseling about food choices, a new study found.

Monday - 03/17/2014, 06:13pm EDT

Japanese lab investigating its stem cell research

Japanese lab finds 'inappropriate handling' of data in stem cell research paper

Monday - 03/17/2014, 04:50pm EDT

Md. nonprofit serving disabled reports data breach

Nonprofit group serving Md. developmentally disabled reports theft of personal info

Monday - 03/17/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Yoga by Numbers works to bring poses to the people

Yoga by Numbers uses graphic mat to help bring poses to the people; used as adaptive tool

Monday - 03/17/2014, 03:19pm EDT
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