Health

  • Fitness: Base of Strength

    The single most important thing to do when going into a gym is to have a plan. That goes double for beginning lifters. Unfortunately, the...

  • Winter Woes

    The period between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day can be chock-full of holiday parties, gift shopping and family gatherings. It's an exciting time of cheer...

  • Fitness: Work-Out Wisdom

    January is a hot time for gyms, as well it should be. Among the dozen most popular New Year's resolutions compiled by the U.S. government...

  • Seasonal Shift

    Just because winter is approaching does not mean you have to get SAD – Seasonal Affective Disorder. And with swimsuit season long gone, if you've...

  • Sneeze-Free Spring

    You can't hide inside this spring and summer to avoid Washington's cruel allergy season. And when you find out what's lurking in your humble home,...

  • Baby Got Fat

    There's no easy way to tell your partner that he's gained weight -- and that it's time to do something about it. For a local,...

  • Gardasil Gambit

    Visit Gardasil's official Web site, and unless you are female, you probably won't find much appeal in the opening page featuring a group of women...

  • The Pain of Gain

    So here it is, time for your mid-week workout. But you're feeling incredibly sore from that Monday workout -- as you contemplate facing the gym...

  • Sliding Scales

    Since December, clients receiving medical health services from the Lesbian Services Program at Whitman-Walker Clinic have been required to pay a fee for their care,...

  • Kicking the Habit

    Two times as many lesbians report being heavy smokers than straight women, says the Mautner Project for Lesbians with Cancer, so it's no surprise if...