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Macular degeneration can only be diagnosed with a dilated eye examination. (Photo: zoran/Getty Images)

Eye Health

Are You at Risk for Macular Degeneration? Many people accept deteriorating eyesight as an inevitable part of getting older, but blurry or distorted vision – such as when straight lines appear wavy – could be signs of age-related macular degeneration. The condition is the most
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Vitamin D is often referred to as the sunshine vitamin. (Photo: Stutterstock)

Healthy Outlook

Take Vitamin D for Your Beauty and Health Living in the DMV, debate is not foreign to this area. So when my lawyer boyfriend tried to debate me on whether I should get a medical exam to make sure all my vitamin and iron levels were at the appropriate amounts, he unsurprisingly
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Cycling provides many health benefits including cardiovascular conditioning. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Ready, Set, Bike

Cycling Provides Many Health Benefits Getting outside on two wheels can improve health and fitness, build muscles and boost your mood. Plus, for most people, it’s fun. “It’s a practical thing in that it’s getting us out of our cars and using our own power for transportation,”
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