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In humans, women outlive men, according to a former Georgetown University lecturer. But they also appear to have poorer health through adult life. (Photo: iStock)

Battle of the Sexes

Why Do Women Live Longer Than Men? Women live longer than men. This simple statement holds a tantalizing riddle that Steven Austad and Kathleen Fischer of the University of Alabama at Birmingham explore in a perspective piece published in Cell Metabolism on June 14. “Humans are
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The District's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Peace Walk and Parade are Monday in Southeast. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

Weekend Guide

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How to Spend Your MLK Weekend The first three-day weekend of 2016 is here! Napping and a couple of cocktails are on the menu, but there is a lot going on in the DMV for those looking to spend their time off a little more productively. A mix of family fun and events to inspire the
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