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Read This in Good Health

DC is the 9th healthiest city in the country. Woo-hoo!

February 20, 2017

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Speaking of Cell Phones

Downright dangerous or not risky at all? Use headphones anyway.

February 13, 2017

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Feeling Lopsided?

Everyone has a weaker side. To avoid pain, rebalance your body. Some how-to suggestions.

February 6, 2017

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Beating Hearts Issues

How to decide whether your heart needs help — from a pacemaker.

January 23, 2017

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Mislabeled Supplements

Check that fish oil and melatonin you’re taking for harmful ingredients.

January 16, 2017

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dangers of frostbite

Watch Out for Frostbite

January weather in D.C. is notoriously fickle. Some things to keep in mind about frostbite.

January 9, 2017

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Marijuana: It’s Topical

Cannabis-infused lotions can reduce pain, relax muscles and improve your sex life.

January 2, 2017

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The Bright Side of Being Blue

A recent study finds that depression can be an adaptive way of dealing with hard questions.

December 26, 2016

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The Future of Medicine: It’s Here.

President Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act into law last week.

December 19, 2016

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X ray of affected TB lung

The Unwelcome Comeback Kid: Tuberculosis

TB cases in the U.S. rose in 2015 for the first time in almost 25 years.

December 12, 2016

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Are You Bendy Like Gumby?

Hypermobility explained. Exercise do’s and don’ts. Avoid running. Do Pilates.

December 5, 2016

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Bike Tripping

Just keep pedaling and you’ll get there was the life lesson learned from miles and miles of bike rides.

December 1, 2016

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The Worried Well

The dread of Alzheimer’s leads our reporter to enroll in a clinical trial. What she learns.

November 28, 2016

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Non-AA Rehab Gets High Marks

There are more successful ways to treat addiction than AA’s one-size-fits-all approach.

November 21, 2016

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Baby Boomers and Hepatitis C

Hep C can be a silent disease. Find out why you need to be tested.

November 14, 2016

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It’s a Tough Town — for Allergy Sufferers

D.C.’s sky-high pollen count is something to sneeze at.

November 7, 2016

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Feeling Irritable? Blame it on the time change.

It’s hard to fall back. ICYMI: How to re-set your body clock.

November 5, 2016

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Ouch! My Head Hurts.

A promising new drug gives hope to chronic migraine sufferers.

October 31, 2016

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