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Parenting and pot: When should the conversation start?

In November, D.C. voters get to cast their ballots on the legalization of marijuana. And if local parents in the metro area are putting off that drug talk, experts say it's time to start.

Monday - 09/15/2014, 06:48am EDT

Tags: parenting, Randi Martin, pot, marijuana,

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Healthy, tasty recipe ideas for fall foods

Fall is here, and so are the season's fresh foods. If you're looking for ways to mix them into your diet, registered dietitian and nutrition therapist Kait Fortunato has some healthy recipe ideas.

Friday - 09/12/2014, 05:15am EDT

Tags: fall, fall foods, Rachel Nania, Kait Fortunato,

Farm-to-belly: A farmer, chef and doctor discuss the future of food

From how it's grown to how it's consumed and how it impacts your health, three experts talk about the full-circle impact of food and its future.

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 06:56am EDT

Tags: FRESHFARM Markets, Rachel Nania, Spike Gjerde, Zach Lester, Ezekiel Emanuel, local food, healthy food, food, farm

Taste for sweets develops in infancy

A baby can develop strong eating habits before he or she even learns to walk or talk.

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 07:49pm EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, parenting, obesity

Robin Williams' suicide part of a larger trend

It used to be the age group most likely to commit suicide was teenagers and 20-somethings. But in recent years there has been a shift.

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 04:35am EDT

Tags: suicide, Robin Williams, paula wolfson

The truth about anti-aging 'cosmeceuticals'

They are the latest thing in anti-aging skin care, but are those pricey cosmeceuticals really worth the money?

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 01:48pm EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, beauty, anti aging

Study: Organic foods are more nutritious, taste better

Shelling out a few extra dollars for organic foods could pay off in the long run when it comes to your health, a new study finds.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 05:37am EDT

Tags: organic, British Journal of Nutrition, Mary Beth Albright, Rachel Nania

Genetic research shows promise against cardiovascular disease

Genetic research has led to all kinds of advances in treating cancer. And now it's showing great promise in beating the biggest killer in America -- cardiovascular disease.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 05:42am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, Dr. Allen Taylor, MedStar Heart Institute, cardiovascular disease

The top 4 female fitness myths

Local fitness expert Josef Brandenburg breaks down fact from fiction regarding women's fitness.

Friday - 07/04/2014, 06:48am EDT

Tags: Josef Brandenburg, fitness, Myths, The Body You Want

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