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Local skaters play a game of ice hockey on the C&O Canal in Georgetown during the rececent freeze. (Photo: zacdendi/Instagram)

On Ice

Ice Skating Is Heating Up in the DMV Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series. Part 2, which will be published next Monday, focuses on what to wear and take when you hit the ice. It is really cold, but ice conditions are ideal at local rinks, and the ice will
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Doctors say February's warm spell and March's cold snap could mean tree and grass allergies overlap in May. (Photo: cenczi/Pixabay)

Seasonal Allergies

False Start Means Unpredictable Season The good news for those who suffer from seasonal allergies is that the misery may be delayed by the snow and cold that crept in mid-March. The bad news is that those who are affected by both tree pollen and grass may be in for a double
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Individuals who struggle with anorexia are often experts at hiding their weight loss. (Photo: Northwestern University)

Healthy Eating

Spotting the Symptoms of Eating Disorders Millions of people across the United States struggle with eating disorders. With so much public discussion about obesity and healthy eating, conversations about weight and BMI – or body mass index – can even make the problem worse. “As we
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