Heart & Health
There's a dire AIDS and HIV problem in D.C., but the numbers for the entire D.C.-Baltimore corridor are staggering.
They live in a city with one of the highest rates of HIV/AIDS in the country. And some very talented D.C. teens are telling their story to the world.
Some symptoms of colic are treatable problems common in adults, according to the author of the book "Colic Solved."
The World AIDS Conference opens Sunday in D.C., where HIV/AIDS is an epidemic.
The story of the young Georgia women who lost parts of four limbs to flesh-eating bacteria has made headlines around the world and has led to increased concern about this mysterious and dangerous condition.
Dr. Frederick Lough, director of cardiac surgery at The George Washington University, is headed to Afghanistan for a second time to help those wounded on the battlefront.
A self-proclaimed "Venice Beach baby" is trying to prevent others from getting skin cancer.
No, I am not talking about body image here. Being healthy and fit has always trumped getting six-pack abs in my book.
Vienna dentist Alex Naini says patients have a right to be concerned about any type of radiation exposure, but she says it is important to consider all the facts when looking at the latest study from the Yale School of Public Health.
Local researchers have come up with a new way to help people who are recovering from strokes, dealing with Parkinson's disease or just desperate to improve their balance.
After last week's blog appeared, I got an e-mail from an old friend. The subject line said it all: "A Marathon? ARE YOU NUTS!"
Despite all the warnings to use sunscreen, burns still happen. The key to healing is to keep damaged skin cool and moist.
You wouldn't send your kid to camp without a check-up, right? Same goes for adults either starting a workout program or ramping up an existing one.
The gluten-free diet has gone mainstream, with a lot of otherwise healthy people signing on. As a result, manufacturers are producing out gluten-free cookies, cakes, pastas and other products high in sugar, fat or sodium.
To mark one of those big "0" birthdays, WTOP's Paula Wolfson has decided to run the Marine Corps Marathon. She will be sharing her journey along the way in a series of blog posts.
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