Heart & Health
A new kind of "ouchless" flu shot features a tiny needle less than a tenth of an inch in length and the width of a human hair.
It is a relatively new phenomenon - kids hunched over from the weight of their school backpacks. But doctors are already seeing disturbing signs.
At 22, Trevor Schaefer is an advocate for children with cancer, and the inspiration behind "Trevor's Law," a bill now pending in Congress that would give governments more authority to determine if environmental toxins are causing clusters of kids in specific geographic areas to get cancer and other dangerous diseases.
Americans are spending more on prescription drugs, despite the increasing availability of generics.
Today is the day Nationals fans have been dreading. It's Stephen Strasburg's last home start of the season. Management is standing by its decision to shut down the pitching ace after 160 innings. WTOP talks with the chief of elbow surgery at Medstar Georgetown about the Nats' decision and why it was necessary.
Dr. Erik Schobitz, a pediatric emergency room physician at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, offers advice to parents.
I learned something this summer on my often- bumpy trail to my first Marine Corps Marathon. To be a runner, especially a marathoner, you can't just run.
It's back-to-school time and for many parents that means making sure their children's immunizations are up-to- date.
A physical therapist at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital is skeptical about the real benefits of Kinesio tape.
When using bagged, pre-washed greens, don't assume they're good straight from the bag.
Those little memory lapses, like forgetting names or losing keys, are aggravating for some people and worrisome for others. But there is a way to fight back.
When David Johnson sees the Olympics, he sees a "magical place" in his life.
How do you stay on track when your week at the beach falls in the middle training for your first marathon?
More and more children are ending up in emergency rooms after accidentally taking medications designed for adults.
WTOP's Paula Wolfson reports
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