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Study: Lack of iron while pregnant linked to autism

Researchers at the University of California, Davis say a lack of iron during pregnancy may lead to having an autistic child.

Monday - 10/13/2014, 11:22am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, University of California, Davis, Chitra Rajagopal, Michelle Spector


Why you're likely fighting a cold

The flu takes hold in Maryland, and many are fighting cold symptoms going around.

Friday - 10/10/2014, 09:40am EDT

Tags: flu, cold season, paula wolfson, Megan Cloherty

Push to allow gay men to be able to donate blood

Gay men have been banned from donating blood by the FDA since 1983, but their contributions could save up to 1.8 million lives.

Monday - 10/06/2014, 04:59am EDT

Tags: blood donations, aids, paula wolfson

WTOP anchor discusses journey with breast cancer

WTOP anchor and reporter Lori Lundin opens up about cancer diagnosis.

Saturday - 10/04/2014, 04:42am EDT

Tags: cancer, Lori Lundin, breast cancer, paula wolfson


Ebola: D.C. area hospitals step it up

One of Washington's strengths is that the area is more than just the nation's Capital. We are also an international city -- connected by air and ancestry to people around the world. And that is why hospitals in the D.C. region are stepping up their game when it comes to Ebola.

Thursday - 10/02/2014, 04:23pm EDT

Tags: glenn wortman, paula wolfson, Ebola

Study: Youth exercise leads to cognitive development

The University of Illinois followed the movements of 221 children.

Monday - 09/29/2014, 04:52am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, Nadia Hashimi, exercise

E-cigarettes present special health concerns for kids

Could liquid nicotine be a gateway drug?

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 07:32am EDT

Tags: e-cigarettes, paula wolfson

Lady docs bond, walk the walk in boot camp

The Lady Docs Corner Cafe is a group of local women in medicine who have decided it is not enough to just talk the talk to their patients about fitness and eating right.

Monday - 09/22/2014, 07:32am EDT

Tags: Lady Docs Corner Cafe, bootcamp, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Tru Tran, paula wolfson

The best ways to cut down on tooth decay

Brushing just isn't enough, experts say.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 05:06am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, Bhavana Mistry, tooth decay, sugar intake

Powdered caffeine poses poison risk for unaware users

Poison experts say more and more adolescents are trying to boost workouts or balance school, jobs and sleep with homemade energy drinks made with caffeine powder that can provide lethal doses of caffeine to unaware users.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 05:06pm EDT

Tags: poison, caffeine, energy drinks, paula wolfson, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

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