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Halloween candy calorie count: How long you'll have to walk per treat

Like kids, parents are tempted to dig-in, but even those small "fun-sized" candy bars can do damage to the waistline.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 09:36am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, Halloween, Candy, American Institute for Cancer Research, calories, halloween candy, fun size bar

Local doctors work with schools to improve concussion treatment

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommend children who suffer a concussion should take time off of school as well as from the playing field. And local doctors are working with area schools to expand concussion treatment to the classroom.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 08:16pm EDT

Tags: concussions, neuropsychology, children, teens, paula wolfson

Health expert: D.C. schools did the right thing after meningitis death

A cafeteria manager at John Carroll Nalle Elementary School, in Southeast D.C., died last weekend from pneumococcal meningitis, which is caused by bacteria.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 03:49pm EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, meningitis, Nalle Elementary school

D.C. celebrates progress, prepares for future in city's fight on HIV/AIDS

There will be a celebration Saturday morning in the streets of Washington.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 08:52am EDT

Tags: Whitman Walker, HIV, AIDS, aids walk washington, paula wolfson, D.C.

What's that smell? Tips to prevent natural gas leaks at home

With cooler weather on the way, it's important to keep several tips in mind to prevent natural gas leaks in your home.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 07:40am EDT

Tags: natural gas leak, bge, safety tips, paula wolfson

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Shutdown's lingering effects may make you sick

The partial shutdown of the federal government may be over, but the health effects are likely to linger.

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 05:15pm EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, flu season, flu shots, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Public Health Association

Using frequent-flier miles? You need a plan

Travelers need a detailed strategy to book a trip using frequent-flier miles.

Monday - 10/14/2013, 08:04am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, frequent flier, Gary Leff, reward miles, airlines

Getting rid of gray hair could be just a pill away

There are supplements on the market that help protect joints, bones and hearts. Now there are some that claim to keep hair from going gray.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 06:47am EDT

Tags: gray hair, pills, paula wolfson

Halted Medicaid payments threaten D.C. children's health

The youngest victims of the shutdown, children, will bear the brunt of a halt in Medicaid payments in D.C. Without the payments, children's access to routine medical care, vaccinations and other health services are threatened.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 05:29pm EDT

Tags: Medicaid, shutdown, Childrens National Medical Center, paula wolfson

U.Md. has ties to Nobel physics winners

The University of Maryland Physics Department has a link to a Nobel Prize for physics.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 05:37pm EDT

Tags: Nobel Prize, Higgs boson, University of Maryland, physics, paula wolfson

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