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Be Well: Just Keep Moving

Fitness instructor Kristine Oleson is giving other moms of young kids a gift—time to exercise.
3 weeks ago

Too Good To Be True?

Some doctors are touting the benefits of using patients' own stem cells to heal injuries and relieve pain. But is the science there to back it up?
1 month ago

Driving Range: Girls' Getaway

During the winter months, we often suffer from more than dry skin. An overnight spa trip can remedy the post-holiday blahs and put you in the mindset for spring.
2 months ago

Our Turn

After years of shuttling kids to practice and freezing in the stands, these hockey moms were ready to get out on the ice.
3 months ago

Stronger Together

After she had breast cancer surgery, Lisa Feldman hired a personal trainer. She had no idea the woman who would be helping her was on a mission of her own.
3 months ago

When Everything Changed

Twenty-three-year-old Jennifer Vasquez has lived through devastating tragedy. She wants to use her experiences to help others.
3 months ago

Rescue Day

A silent killer turns a day of celebration into one of the biggest emergencies the B-CC Rescue Squad has ever faced.
6 months ago

On the Mend

More teens are suffering from inflammatory bowel disease. Sometimes surgery is the only cure.
7 months ago

One of Their Own

Paddling the treacherous whitewater of Great Falls earns kayakers a spot in an elite, close-knit community. When the rapids took the life of Shannon Christy, local kayakers refused to leave her behind.
9 months ago

Serenity Now

Meditation is having its moment, as increasing numbers of people use the practice to cure what ails them
9 months ago

Small Comfort

It’s the latest trend in senior living: group homes that provide a more intimate setting and—for those willing to pay the price—even the frills of luxury living.
11 months ago

The Indomitable Spirit of Adam Keys

For a young soldier, war is a lesson in hard math: One best friend and three comrades, lost. Three limbs, gone. One marriage, ended. 130-plus surgeries, endured. But also: one family undivided, one will, unbroken.
1 year ago

Straight Talk

Women spend thousands of dollars a year to achieve smooth, silky hair. But are the chemicals used in those treatments safe?
1 year ago

Cancer: The Survivors Club

Meet five Bethesda-area people who’ve overcome the Big C—and inspired others because of it
1 year ago

Twice Bitten

A Bethesda woman does her part in finding a cure for malaria
1 year ago

Depression: The Current Approach

Transcranial magnetic stimulation was ‘a magical curiosity’ when it was first used to study the human motor system. Now, some scientists regard it as a promising new treatment for patients who don’t respond to antidepressants.
1 year ago

Trouble With The Curve

How a girl with an S-shaped spine finally straightened up
1 year ago

Going Viral

Hepatitis C is sweeping through the generation that came of age in the ’60s and ’70s. But many baby boomers don’t even know they have it.
2 years ago

‘The Change’ Artist

A menopause expert tells how she keeps her cool
2 years ago

The Art of Losing It

Obese as a child, Bethesda’s Scott Kahan is making a reputation for himself as the go-to guy for weight management
2 years ago

Previvors

Actress Angelina Jolie made headlines when she revealed that she’d had a double mastectomy after learning she carried a BRCA gene mutation. But well before she ‘came out,’ a number of local women were taking their own preemptive action.
2 years ago

Body of Work

For a Bethesda fitness instructor, exercise is routine
2 years ago

A World Apart

A young child’s language abilities regress. Eye contact ceases. Interests become obsessions. This is what autism often is like—a disorder that confounds parents and baffles researchers, even as diagnoses are increasing
2 years ago

The Fall and Rise of Tom Pitsenberger

When an accident left him partially paralyzed, the Bethesda father of 12 had a choice: He could give up on his goals—or he could make it a defining moment in his life
2 years ago

Live Long and Prosper

A local aging expert takes on Father Time
2 years ago

The Omega Man

In a world suffering the effects of addiction, depression, suicide and violence, Joe Hibbeln of Silver Spring has a way to fight back: Eat more fish
2 years ago
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