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Blue Ridge Marathon runner has logged more miles than many cars

You've likely heard of the Tour De France, but have you ever heard of anyone running in it?

Fussy infants and toddlers watch more TV

Does your baby have difficulty calm him or herself? Falling and staying asleep? It can be stressful, especially for new parents. But once again, researchers are recommending that parents avoid…

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Obesity during pregnancy raises stillbirth risk

Pregnant women who are obese or overweight have an increased risk of delivering a stillborn baby, according to a new study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Herbal remedy may improve arthritis symptoms

A traditional herbal remedy may treat rheumatoid arthritis as effectively as an FDA-approved drug treatment, according to a preliminary study published this week in the Annals of the Rheumatic…

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Report: E-cigarettes appealing to kids

A dozen Democratic members of Congress released a report on Monday concluding that electronic cigarettes "aggressively (promote) their products by using techniques and venues that appeal to…

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She found love, left sugar and lost weight

Cady Stanton used to find solace in the sweet taste of ice cream.

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Anti-tax group praises Virginia House speaker

An anti-tax group Americans for Tax Reform is applauding House Speaker William J. Howell for his opposition to Medicaid expansion.

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Blue Ridge Marathon helping two achieve major weight loss goals

Courtney Wertz has lost more than 100 pounds. Tim Shell used to weigh more than 300 pounds. Both are running in the Blue Ridge Marathon.

Medicaid expansion debate good for insurers

Some of the biggest health insurance companies in the country are poised to benefit from the debate over expanding Medicaid in Virginia, regardless of its outcome.

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Sebelius' resignation and the politics of health law

Kathleen Sebelius, the outgoing health and human services secretary, said the decision to step down from her post was hers -- not the Obama administration's.

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Scan a brain, read a mind?

What we write online may be intercepted, filtered and publicized, but we'd like to think that the thoughts and images in our heads are totally private.

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Senate Democrats upbeat about confirming Burwell

Senate Democrats are upbeat about the prospects for confirming Sylvia Mathews Burwell as the next Health and Human Services secretary, several Democratic aides told CNN on Friday.

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Juicing: Healthy detox or diet trap?

Juicing -- if you believe its avid fans -- is a great way to detox the body, prevent disease and lose weight.

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How the late winter weather is affecting your allergies

It's not just spring that's in the air. It's pollen.

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Sebelius had 'toughest job in Washington'

Shortly after Kathleen Sebelius was tapped to carry out President Barack Obama's signature health care reform effort, the head of Health and Human Services found herself in the crosshairs of…

Sebelius testifies

From a minute to a mile: Learning to run

After a move to the U.S. mainland from American Samoa almost two years ago, I picked up walking and swimming, and started eating more fruits and vegetables. I avoided anything that came in a can…

Sia Figiel

Mental health admissions in Virginia soar after Deeds tragedy

Admissions at mental health facilities have spiked following the high profile suicide of a state senator's son.

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FIT FRIDAY: Got pain? You're probably not stretching right

Trainers say many people have it all wrong when it comes to stretching

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Man sues doctor; says appendix was left in

A surgeon performing an appendectomy forgets one important thing, according to a lawsuit. Removing the appendix.

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Reproductive organs grown in lab

Two body parts. One scientific leap.

Wake Forest regenerative tissue

Blue Ridge Marathon runner has logged more...

Baby playing with toys

Fussy infants and toddlers watch more TV

Fat, overweight, obese blurb

Obesity during pregnancy raises stillbirth risk

Hands, arthritis

Herbal remedy may improve arthritis symptoms

Man smokes e-cig

Report: E-cigarettes appealing to kids

Cady Stanton

She found love, left sugar and lost weight

Virginia flag

Anti-tax group praises Virginia House speaker

Blue Ridge Marathon helping two achieve major...

Virginia flag

Medicaid expansion debate good for insurers

Kathleen Sebelius

Sebelius' resignation and the politics of...

brain

Scan a brain, read a mind?

Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Senate Democrats upbeat about confirming Burwell

orange juice in glass

Juicing: Healthy detox or diet trap?

grass

How the late winter weather is affecting your...

Sebelius testifies

Sebelius had 'toughest job in Washington'

Sia Figiel

From a minute to a mile: Learning to run

Creigh Deeds

Mental health admissions in Virginia soar after...

Fit Friday

FIT FRIDAY: Got pain? You're probably not...

Doctor with scalpel, surgery blurb

Man sues doctor; says appendix was left in

Wake Forest regenerative tissue

Reproductive organs grown in lab

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FIT FRIDAY: Got pain? You're probably not stretching right

Trainers say many people have it all wrong when it comes to stretching

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FIT FRIDAY: Trying to lose weight? Just write it down

Dieticians talk about the benefits of logging food and exercise

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FIT FRIDAY: No gym? No problem

Personal trainer gives quick and easy exercises you can do everyday

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FIT FRIDAY: Lifting weights can be good for your heart and not break your back

Personal trainers say people shouldn't rely on cardio alone to lose weight and get healthy

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FIT FRIDAY: Making healthy choices in the bread aisle

With so many options, which one is best for you?

FIT FRIDAY: Smartphone apps that will help you lose weight

FIT FRIDAY: Smartphone apps that will help you lose weight

They're out there. Free smartphone applications to help you drop some weight. 

FIT FRIDAY: One tool helps get deep stretches

FIT FRIDAY: One tool helps get deep stretches

It's become one of my best friends during training: the foam roller.

FIT FRIDAY: How to eat in moderation

FIT FRIDAY: How to eat in moderation

Moderation is a tricky word.

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