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Hepatitis C: A killer few know much about

It is a virus that kills more people each year than AIDS, and yet most know little about it: Hepatitis C.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 02:16am EDT

Tags: hepatitis C, blood,

Diet drinks more effective than water in weight loss

A new study finds that diet drinks may be more effective than water in aiding weight loss.

Monday - 06/02/2014, 04:59am EDT

Tags: weight loss, diet soda, dieting,

Get kids hooked on vegetables early

It's said to be best to teach kids to swim before they develop a fear of water, and the same thing holds true for vegetables -- the sooner they start eating them, the better.

Sunday - 06/01/2014, 07:08am EDT

Tags: vegetables,

Human testing to be done on whether technically dead can be revived

It sounds like something out of a sci-fi novel. But it just might be the future of trauma medicine.

Friday - 05/30/2014, 06:35am EDT

Tags: FDA, death cure

Va. congressman wants all cosmetic animal testing banned

Mascara, shampoo and nail polish are just a few of the cosmetics that have to meet pretty stiff safety standards in the U.S.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 06:10am EDT

Tags: cosmetics, animal testing, Jim Moran

Tips and technologies for keeping skin safe in the summer sun

After a winter that would not end, the first big beach and pool weekend of the year is finally here. And that means it's time to slather on the sunscreen.

Friday - 05/23/2014, 02:35am EDT

Tags: Sun, sunscreen,

Sunglasses are not an accessory -- they're a health necessity

It seems people who live in the D.C. area are really bad about wearing their shades.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 05:02am EDT

Tags: sunglasses, macular degeneration, Lindsay Smithen

ECHOworks helps those with disabilities find jobs

The local nonprofit group ECHO helps people with disabilities get job training and find work placement.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 05:13am EDT

Tags: ECHOworks, ECHO, dulles greenway, Drive for Charity,

'Mammovan' ready to screen for breast cancer

D.C. has the highest breast cancer death rate in the country, and leading the drive to save lives is a big white van with painted pink ribbons.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 02:48am EDT

Tags: mammovan, breast cancer,

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