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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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A string of warm days early this year tricked trees into blooming early, setting off an early allergy season. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Achoooooo

Spring Allegies Off to an Early Start This Year Most spring allergy sufferers know to start taking precautions before the trees burst into bloom each year. In the DMV, that usually doesn’t mean early March. This year, however, a string of unusually warm days tricked the trees
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Everyone should get screened for colorectal cancer beginning at age 50. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Awareness Month

8 Things to Know About Colorectal Cancer March is colorectal cancer awareness month — a great time to test your knowledge about the disease and how it can be prevented and treated. 1. Colorectal cancer is the only type of cancer that doctors can prevent by screening for it.
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