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Women play dangerous waiting game with hearts

Women tend to play a dangerous waiting game with their hearts. Researchers say they are far more likely than men to dismiss signs of trouble and wait too long to get medical help when symptoms appear.

Tuesday - 10/28/2014, 04:15pm EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, heart disease, womens health

Containing Ebola requires detective work, medical expertise

Doctors and nurses are on the front lines of the war on Ebola. But an equally important role in the battle is played by men and women who combine police-style detective work with medical science.

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 04:42am EDT

Tags: Ebola, Ebola care, Jesse Bump, Paula Wolfson

Counseling may help combat Ebola fears

Ebola has hit home in the Washington area with the arrival at the NIH Clinical Center of the first American to get the disease in the U.S.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 04:32am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Ebola, counseling

Nurse with Ebola to be moved to NIH in Bethesda

The first person to contract Ebola in the U.S. is headed to the Washington D.C. area.

Thursday - 10/16/2014, 10:57pm EDT

Tags: Ebola, NIH, Bethesda, Md., Anthony Fauci, Paula Wolfson

Study: Lack of iron while pregnant linked to autism

Researchers at the University of California, Davis say a lack of iron during pregnancy may lead to having an autistic child.

Monday - 10/13/2014, 11:22am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, University of California, Davis, Chitra Rajagopal, Michelle Spector


Why you're likely fighting a cold

The flu takes hold in Maryland, and many are fighting cold symptoms going around.

Friday - 10/10/2014, 09:40am EDT

Tags: flu, cold season, Paula Wolfson, Megan Cloherty

Push to allow gay men to be able to donate blood

Gay men have been banned from donating blood by the FDA since 1983, but their contributions could save up to 1.8 million lives.

Monday - 10/06/2014, 04:59am EDT

Tags: blood donations, aids, Paula Wolfson

WTOP anchor discusses journey with breast cancer

WTOP anchor and reporter Lori Lundin opens up about cancer diagnosis.

Saturday - 10/04/2014, 04:42am EDT

Tags: cancer, Lori Lundin, breast cancer, Paula Wolfson


Ebola: D.C. area hospitals step it up

One of Washington's strengths is that the area is more than just the nation's Capital. We are also an international city -- connected by air and ancestry to people around the world. And that is why hospitals in the D.C. region are stepping up their game when it comes to Ebola.

Thursday - 10/02/2014, 04:23pm EDT

Tags: glenn wortman, Paula Wolfson, Ebola

Study: Youth exercise leads to cognitive development

The University of Illinois followed the movements of 221 children.

Monday - 09/29/2014, 04:52am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Nadia Hashimi, exercise

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