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A marathon is supposed to end with smiles, maybe tears of joy and certainly exhaustion. It is not supposed to end with carnage and blood on the streets. The horror that struck Boston last week makes some of us wonder: Could it happen here, too?
Style for Hire's Lisa Tumbarello takes WTOP shopping at Second Time Around in Georgetown for this spring's newest fashion trends.
"I run for Boston." So many marathoners have declared that line over the years while training to achieve a qualifying time for what is considered the Holy Grail of American marathons.
A study in the April issue of Pediatrics finds sexual activity is incredibly rare among preteens. Roughly 1 percent of 10- and 11-year-olds, and just over 2 percent of 12-year-olds, are sexually active.
Mike Hill, the director of Sports Performance at Georgetown University talks to Paula Wolfson about the ABCs of healthy knees.
In a city where attention has been focused on the knee injuries of Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, the fact remains that the athletes most likely to tear their anterior cruciate ligaments are teenage girls.
Efforts to map the brain will team government and private sector scientists who caution their work will take years. But the new knowledge of the human mind could yield treatments for an array of disorders, like paralysis and epilepsy.
Supporters are calling a new Virginia law a first step in tackling the growing problem of eating disorders.
American families are eating more and more of their meals at chain restaurants. And it turns out, those meals may be playing a big role in the child obesity epidemic.
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Some 16 million Americans have rosacea, a common skin condition that sometimes seems to mimic adult acne.
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