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The Checkup: April 19, 2009 - April 25, 2009

Running with Cancer

Taking a break from training for the More magazine half marathon, (from left to right) Judy Fitzpatrick, Anne Foster, Dr. Pamela Peeke, Jessica Glickman and Marlyn Glickman pose in Rock Creek Park. (Eric Hughes) What are you doing Sunday morning at 8? Three area women will be taking a...

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  April 24, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Cancer , Nutrition and Fitness , Women's Health  
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Another Reason to Breastfeed

Here's another reason why mothers should try to breastfeed their babies: It may be good for their own hearts, according to a new study. Previous research has indicated that breastfeeding has a host of benefits for babies -- such as boosting the babies' immune systems, protecting them against infections. Studies...

By Rob Stein  |  April 23, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Motherhood  
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MS and Paralysis Numbers Don't Add Up

A big new survey of the number of people living with paralysis in the U.S. released yesterday yielded some surprises. The research -- sponsored by the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation and conducted by the University of New Mexico, with input from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and...

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  April 22, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Chronic Conditions , Health Policy  
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On Keeping Size 10s When You're Now a 14

Stacy London says her show aims to help people "find perfection in their imperfection." (By Brian Doben -- TLC) Are you a skinny-clothes keeper or a skinny-clothes giver-away? Many people tend to keep old clothes that fit smaller versions of themselves on hand, hoping that one day they will...

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  April 21, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
Categories:  General Health , Nutrition and Fitness  
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Do All Yogis Vote Alike?

A Midnight Yoga class at D.C.'s Flow Fitness. (Mark Finkenstaedt For The Washington Post) As devoted as I am to my yoga practice, I try not to talk (or write) about it all the time, mostly because I'm not sure anyone's all that interested in hearing about my yogic...

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  April 20, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  General Health , Nutrition and Fitness  
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