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Friday, Dec 5, 2014 at 04:30 PM EST

Yoga Moves to Soothe "Texting Neck"

Yoga Moves to Soothe "Texting Neck"

A new study found that hunching over to use your smartphone puts a lot of stress on your neck and spine. Kim Weeks shares some yoga moves to reverse the problem.

Thursday, Dec 4, 2014 at 06:54 PM EST

Howard County Repeals Sugar Beverage Ban

Howard County Repeals Sugar Beverage Ban

Howard County has repealed a ban on the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages on county property and at county-sponsored events.

Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014 at 07:27 PM EST

Va. Man Makes Remarkable Recovery From Rugby Injury

Va. Man Makes Remarkable Recovery From Rugby Injury

A year after a rugby injury threatened to leave him a quadriplegic, a northern Virginia man is pulling off a remarkable recovery.

Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 at 05:18 PM EST

Dr. Jackie: Seasonal Depression

Dr. Jackie: Seasonal Depression

Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Maryland, explains who is affected most by seasonal depression and why.

Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 at 05:45 PM EST

8 Percent of Americans Depressed, Few Treated: Study

8 Percent of Americans Depressed, Few Treated: Study

Nearly eight percent of Americans have depression, but only about a third of those are receiving treatment for it, according to a major federal survey, Today.com reported.

Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 at 01:08 PM EST

Changing Minds: Is it Shyness or Something More?

Changing Minds: Is it Shyness or Something More?

Dr. Joshua Weiner stops by to talk more about Social Anxiety Disorder, a person's excessive fear of social situations.

Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 at 07:41 AM EST

Hershey Considers Replacing Corn Syrup With Sugar

Hershey Considers Replacing Corn Syrup With Sugar

Hershey is looking at replacing the high-fructose corn syrup in some of its products with sugar. Will Papa, chief research and development officer at The Hershey Co., told The Associated Press the company uses a...

Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 at 09:02 PM EST

Justices Weigh UPS Pregnancy Discrimination Case

Justices Weigh UPS Pregnancy Discrimination Case

The Supreme Court is taking up a pregnancy discrimination case with the potential to affect many American women who continue to work throughout their pregnancies.

Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014 at 02:52 PM EST

4 D.C.-Area Hospitals Designated for Ebola Care

4 D.C.-Area Hospitals Designated for Ebola Care

Health officials have designated four D.C.-area hospitals as Ebola treatment centers.

Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014 at 12:43 PM EST

What You Need To Know: Holiday Season Allergies

What You Need To Know: Holiday Season Allergies

Dr. Cheryl Burgess reveals allergic reactions caused by pine trees, pointsettias and certain fragrances that can irritate the skin.

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