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For Navy Yard victims, healing mental wounds could take time

A local expert has some advice for the friends and family members of Navy Yard victims: be patient and be aware.

Tuesday - 09/17/2013, 03:39pm EDT

Tags: Navy Yard shooting, mental health, Inova Fairfax Hospital

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Ambient noise at coffeehouse stimulates creativity

The superior beans, roasting, and free Wi-Fi apparently aren't the only reasons many love hanging out in coffeehouses. Research shows the ambient noise enhances creativity.

Monday - 09/16/2013, 07:20am EDT

Tags: Coffitivity, Ace Callwood, coffee house,

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Clues to identify friends, family at risk for suicide

Shedding light on a hidden crisis: Suicides in America and how you can help.

Friday - 09/13/2013, 08:17am EDT

Tags: suicide prevention, CDC, District Psychotherapy, suicide

An unbreakable friendship forms amid the chaos of 9/11

They were strangers when Sept. 11, 2001, dawned over the Pentagon. But within hours, two lives intersected amid tragedy and chaos and a bond was forged that will never be broken.

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 03:00pm EDT

Tags: Sept. 11, Sept. 11 terror attacks, medstar, Barbara Brown, pentagon, Racquel Kelley,

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Homemade baby food is a fresh alternative to store brands

Making homemade, fresh baby food is a simple and cost-effective alternative to store-bought products.

Monday - 09/09/2013, 08:41am EDT

Tags: Penn Quarter FRESHFARM Farmers Market, baby food

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The perfect midday snooze might not be a power nap

Sleep experts say there is a science to figuring how and when to get a little midday shuteye, and the most useful nap depends on what the napper needs.

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 07:25am EDT

Tags: sleep, sleep deprivation, napping, work

Emerging brain surgery technology changes, saves lives

Sam Sandler may be a miracle. A new, minimally invasive procedure was able to remove a tumor lodged deep in his brain.

Tuesday - 09/03/2013, 05:01am EDT

Tags: sam sandler, brain tumor, george washington university, Zachary Litvack

Rental cars getting longer in the tooth

The Wall Street Journal says a lot of frequent travelers are getting cars with 35,000, even 50,000 miles on them.

Monday - 09/02/2013, 04:30am EDT

Tags: rental car, rental cars

A small-town feel on the Capitol lawn

Unlike the big Fourth of July Concert, with its cast of celebrities and national-TV simulcast, the Labor Day weekend celebration is more of a community concert - albeit one where the community band is the National Symphony Orchestra.

Sunday - 09/01/2013, 08:33pm EDT

Tags: Labor Day, Labor Day Capitol Concert, National Symphony Orchestra

On the run: A lesson from a master chef

I will never be able to keep up with D.C.'s famous "Top Chef" Mike Isabella in the kitchen. But I thought I might be able to match him push-up for push-up in the gym.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 08:55am EDT

Tags: on the run, Mike Isabella, workout

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