Tag: health

Your Views: More on the chicken slaughterhouse

To the editor: It has come to my attention that the Alexandria City Council – specifically Mayor Justin Wilson and councilors John Chapman, Canek Aguirre,...

Join the local eco-living challenge

By Mara Benner Have you heard the name Greta Thunberg? She is the 16-year-old girl who recently orchestrated student-led demonstrations in 100 countries to bring...

Your Views: Strokes can strike seemingly healthy people

To the editor: In response to the letter, “Learn to spot a stroke and save a life,” I wanted to share our family’s story so...

The secret to life is simpler than you think

By Megan Brown, Ph.D. Do you want to know the key to life? More specifically, do you want the secret to living a happier, longer...

Floating away stress and anxiety

By Mara Benner What do D.C. United’s Wayne Rooney, Olympian Carl Lewis, singer-songwriter Peter Gabriel and actor Susan Sarandon all reportedly have in common? They...

Pets: Tackling the challenge of canine obesity

By Kim Gilliam Heading into the winter months, many of us start thinking about how to avoid weight gain, with cold weather threatening to limit...

Life Well Lived: Protect your health before the storm hits

By Dr. Vivek Sinha When Hurricane Michael slammed into Florida this past month, it affected hundreds of thousands of people. Power was lost, homes were destroyed,...

Seniors: How to prepare for open enrollment

By Nelva Hernandez  Each year, employees who get health insurance through their employers are familiar with the open enrollment period, the time frame to make...

Center for Alexandria’s Children honors team of ‘superheroes’

The Center for Alexandria’s Children honored its superheroes – a specialized multi-disciplinary team of first responders who work on the front lines of child abuse...

Pets: How your dog affects your health

By Kim Gilliam Scientific Reports found that dogs may help reduce their owners’ risk of cardiovascular disease through companionship and by motivating their owners to be active. It...
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