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Bendy Brunch participants practice yoga among art at the old Wonder Bread Factory. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

Just Say “Om”

How Yoga and Pilates Benefits Beginners The idea of going for a run or joining a gym can be intimidating for people who don’t exercise. When you have a health condition that prevents you from engaging in many types of high-impact exercise, it can also be tough to know where to
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The thought of a new school year can trigger debilitating fears in children with anxiety. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Jitter Bug

Dealing with the ‘Back to School’ Butterflies For most kids, there is nothing like the phrase “back to school” to throw cold pool water on an otherwise glorious summer vacation. At the first mention of back-to-school preparation, many children experience a passing wave of
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Children who are overly pick may have mental issues or ADHD. (Photo: Mark Umbrella/ShutterStock)

No Peas Please

Picky Eaters Often Have Mental Issues Children who are picky eaters may have more problems than the lack of a well-balanced diet. A new study from Duke University researchers found that children who are moderately or extremely picky eaters are more likely to have symptoms of
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