Expert: D.C., Balto. need Africa-style 'War on AIDS'

There's a dire AIDS and HIV problem in D.C., but the numbers for the entire D.C.-Baltimore corridor are staggering.

Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 09:27am EDT

D.C. teens explore AIDS dialogue in new play

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.

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 05:24pm EDT

Researchers gain insight into colic's causes

Some symptoms of colic are treatable problems common in adults, according to the author of the book "Colic Solved."

Monday - 07/23/2012, 04:33am EDT

Study: D.C. making progress in fight against AIDS

The World AIDS Conference opens Sunday in D.C., where HIV/AIDS is an epidemic.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 06:25am EDT

Keeping safe from flesh-eating bacteria

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.

Monday - 07/16/2012, 05:58am EDT

G.W. cardiac doctor to serve in Kabul

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.

Friday - 07/13/2012, 06:32am EDT

Skin cancer survivor launches campaign to teach teens

A self-proclaimed "Venice Beach baby" is trying to prevent others from getting skin cancer.

Monday - 07/09/2012, 04:22am EDT

Blog: Getting to the core

No, I am not talking about body image here. Being healthy and fit has always trumped getting six-pack abs in my book.

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 06:34am EDT

Are dental X-Rays harmful to your health?

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.

Tuesday - 06/26/2012, 12:00pm EDT

UMd. team changes lives with treadmill and a webcam

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.

Monday - 06/25/2012, 06:08am EDT

Blog: Running in the muck

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!"

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 05:49am EDT

What are the best ways to treat sunburn?

Despite all the warnings to use sunscreen, burns still happen. The key to healing is to keep damaged skin cool and moist.

Monday - 06/18/2012, 04:05am EDT

BLOG: Before you run, talk to your doc

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.

Wednesday - 06/13/2012, 07:33am EDT

The good and the bad of going gluten free

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.

Monday - 06/11/2012, 05:04am EDT

BLOG: One step at a time - A journey to the Marine Corps Marathon

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.

Tuesday - 06/05/2012, 10:03pm EDT
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