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Jan. 11, 1964: A watershed moment against smoking

There was a time in America when smoking was considered glamorous and safe.

Friday - 01/10/2014, 06:53pm EST

Tags: smoking, malboro men, surgeon general

Flu season could hit working adults hardest

This flu season, the predominant strain is the H1N1 virus, and that could mean big trouble for businesses.

Monday - 01/06/2014, 07:58am EST

Tags: flu season, H1N1,

Forget the fads: Ancient Greek diet may be healthiest

Like Greek yogurt? You're on to something.

Monday - 01/06/2014, 04:28am EST

Tags: diet, eating, Mediterranean diet

Ski helmet use on the rise, injury rates flat

Formula One racing great Michael Schumacher is the latest celebrity to suffer a life-threatening brain injury while skiing with a helmet. Although ski helmet use is up, the rate of severe brain injuries is unchanged.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 09:18pm EST

Tags: skiing, helmet, Michael Schumacher, MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, brain injury

Rabies scare urges pet owners into action

After a growing number of rabies cases have been reported in the area, pet owners want to know how to keep their cats and dogs safe from the deadly virus.

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 04:04pm EST

Tags: rabies, Dr. Pawz, veterinarian, pets

2013: A breakthrough year in cancer research

For the fight against cancer, 2013 was a year of progress and there are indications that some big breakthroughs are on the way.

Monday - 12/30/2013, 02:58am EST

Tags: cancer, cancer research

D.C. Jewish Community Center volunteers lend a hand for the holidays

Volunteers of all faiths lend their time and talents for the holidays.

Sunday - 12/29/2013, 11:56am EST

Tags: Christmas, volunteering, Makela,

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Watch out for high-calorie fast food snacks

Snacks and smaller items sold at your favorite fast food restaurants don't necessarily mean they are lower in calories than purchasing a full meal. So how can you navigate the menus and still find healthier options?

Friday - 12/27/2013, 09:19am EST

Tags: diet, fast food, eating, Paul Kita,

Tips for making New Year's resolutions you can actually keep

Often, those resolutions fade away by, let's say, February. But if done right, they can be a prescription for success.

Friday - 12/27/2013, 05:30am EST

Tags: weight loss, resolutions, New Year

The future of allergy treatments: No more shots

Many have had to endure repeated allergy shots, particularly for hay fever. But those injections could be replaced by a simple pill or a drop placed under the tongue.

Monday - 12/23/2013, 06:45am EST

Tags: Hemant Sharma, allergies, children

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