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Tricks to reset your sleep clock before Daylight Saving Time

It's time to turn those clocks ahead and that means one less hour of sleep this week. Dr. Neal Maru has tricks to avoid missing that hour and reset your sleep schedule.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 01:12pm EST

The buzz grows louder: More people turn to beekeeping

With one-third of our food supply linked to honeybee pollination, locals are taking beekeeping in their own hands.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 12:37pm EST
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Asbestos poisoning victims want Yale honor revoked

Asbestos victims want Yale to rescind honor to man convicted for role in Italy contamination

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 11:30am EST

How to gain control of your 'food environment'

A doctor studying obesity has a prescription for ending the obesity epidemic.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 10:26am EST

Lower Medicaid signups seen in health law study

Study: Medicaid sign-ups under health law a fraction of what admin has suggested

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 09:10am EST

Heart condition ends Simpson's career at Purdue

Purdue coach says Jay Simpson's career is over because of heart condition

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 11:00pm EST

$30M worth of cocaine seized near Puerto Rico

$30 million worth of cocaine seized on boat sailing near Puerto Rico's southern coast

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 06:50pm EST

Health care agency passes $1 trillion milestone

Health overhaul, aging population push Health and Human Services budget past $1T in 2015

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 06:28pm EST

Duke headlines Coaches vs Cancer field

Duke, UNLV among field for 2014 Coaches vs Cancer

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 05:40pm EST

Somaliland leaders want female genitals to be cut

In Somaliland, push to end genital cutting is opposed by those who want brides to be virgins

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 04:54pm EST

Pricey NYC eatery falls short on health inspection

NYC's Per Se restaurant has $310 tasting menu but no 'A' grade from health inspectors

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 01:00pm EST

Eat pancakes, save lives Tuesday

It's Shrove Tuesday, also known to many as "National Pancake Day."

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 10:26am EST

To get a good night's sleep, stay away from the smartphone

WTOP's Mike Murillo reports.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 07:29am EST

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Home births still rising, driven by white moms

US home births continue to rise, but still only a tiny fraction of all births

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 01:10am EST

Doctors call for more study of pot for seizures

Medical group of epilepsy experts calls for more study of marijuana to treat seizures

Monday - 03/03/2014, 06:00pm EST

Full recovery for Schumacher unlikely, some say

Some doctors say failure to wake Michael Schumacher from 2-month coma is bad news for recovery

Monday - 03/03/2014, 05:48pm EST

Teeth-whitening challenge gets high court review

Supreme Court will examine teeth-whitening challenge from NC dentists

Monday - 03/03/2014, 05:36pm EST

Vietnam veterans sue military over PTSD

Vietnam vets file proposed class-action suit against military over discharges blamed on PTSD

Monday - 03/03/2014, 04:30pm EST

Seat belt safety for children

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Monday - 03/03/2014, 10:41am EST

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Battling drug addiction: Separating the person from the addiction

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Monday - 03/03/2014, 10:39am EST

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