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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.
3 weeks 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.
4 weeks 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.
4 weeks ago

When Everything Changed

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

On the Mend

More teens are suffering from inflammatory bowel disease. Sometimes surgery is the only cure.
5 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.
7 months ago

Serenity Now

Meditation is having its moment, as increasing numbers of people use the practice to cure what ails them
7 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.
9 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.
10 months ago

Straight Talk

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

Cancer: The Survivors Club

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

‘The Change’ Artist

A menopause expert tells how she keeps her cool
1 year 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
1 year 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.
1 year ago

Body of Work

For a Bethesda fitness instructor, exercise is routine
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year ago

Live Long and Prosper

A local aging expert takes on Father Time
1 year 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
1 year ago

Comic Relief

Where’s a superhero when you need him? Try the shop around the corner in Bethesda
2 years ago

Winning Ways

How a local sports psychologist keeps that competitive edge
2 years ago
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