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Dehydration: It’s Dangerous

The heat is on. Pay attention to your body.

August 13, 2018

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Recognize the Signs of a Mini-Stroke

FAST is the most important word to remember.

August 6, 2018

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Hands Shaky? Don’t Panic.

The most common cause of trembling hands is Essential Tremor, a movement disorder.

July 30, 2018

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That Nagging Cough: What Works, What Doesn’t

Why your cough may be sticking around and advice on how to treat it.

July 23, 2018

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Chemicals Could be Padding Your Waistline

Environmental chemicals, even found in foods like strawberries and kale, are sabotaging our battle with the bulge.

July 16, 2018

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Shingles: Get in Line

There’s a shortage of the new vaccine, but you must wait it out.

July 9, 2018

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Lyme Disease on the Uptick (Get It?)

Ticks have become a Mid-Altantic menace. Here’s how to stay safe.

July 2, 2018

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A Pain-Filled Year

Persistent pain drove a DC woman to several different treatments for relief. She’s still searching for the right one.

June 25, 2018

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The Creepy, Crawly Feeling of Restless Legs Syndrome

What to know: the symptoms, triggers and the treatments to try.

June 18, 2018

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Strength Training: Slowing the Aging Process

Get started on a routine to maintain strength, muscle mass and strong bones.

June 11, 2018

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Weighing the Pros and Cons of Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana use among Americans age 50 and older increases every year, but there’s not much research on its effects.

June 4, 2018

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Night Terrors Explained

Unlike nightmares, night terrors are scary episodes of screaming and intense fear that occur while still asleep.

May 28, 2018

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Something in the Air: It’s Allergy Season in DC

The city’s sky-high pollen count is something to sneeze about.

May 21, 2018

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Listening In With Esther Perel

A therapist sees her podcasts as a way to teach couples how to communicate.

May 14, 2018

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Suspect Seaweed: Carrageenan

The stabilizer used in processed foods, as well as in soy milk and some yogurts, may be hurting your gut.

May 7, 2018

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The Brain’s Hidden Censor, What It Won’t Let You See

The proof of climate change is overwhelming, right? Why deniers stick to their wrong convictions.

April 29, 2018

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Therapy Goes Psychedelic

Research into psychedelics are now yielding exciting results as treatments for depression, anxiety and addiction.

April 23, 2018

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Personality Test Redux

The New Personality Self-Portrait Test bests most online versions by offering evaluations, as well as ideas about changing habits.

April 16, 2018

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