The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will be holding its fifth annual free health and fitness expo "Share the Health” on Sat., April 24 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Blair, where scientific posters by Blair and Takoma Park Middle Schools students will be displayed.
Nowadays, health is a concern for a rising number of people. New diets are being produced and put on the market, attracting many people looking for better ways to cut weight. High-protein diets. Low-fat diets. No-pasta diets. All-vegetable diets. Even grapefruit diets. Often, figuring out which one is right for you is a difficult task.
Junior Hannah Fegley begins reading aloud one evening in late November from Guns, Germs and Steel to speech-language pathologist Bonnie Curl, and following along with her finger, she says, "…take a glass of cool water…” The book in front of her reads, "…take a glass from the water cooler…” but Fegley's dyslexia had skewed the words.
Bundle up this winter, everyone! Forecasts are predicting a long season of cold and snowy weather, so it is important to be aware of the dangers of frostbite.
Now that the D.C. area has freed itself from Mother Nature's prolonged wintry spells and odd spring snow showers, it's time to celebrate summer under the sun. By surveying the District's what-to-do list, Chips came up with the top four fun outdoor activities that won't drain your wallet.
Mr. Yuk, the frowning, green-faced icon that decorated poisonous substance bottles across the world, is retiring.
Careful where you spit! The National Institutes of Health have discovered that saliva can be very revealing. They're working to uncover other discoveries saliva can expose, but here's a list of already-known findings:
Eleven serene bodies, legs crossed and eyes closed, breathe deeply in unison at the Willow Street Yoga Center (WSYC) in Takoma Park, escaping the stresses of life and the tension of yet another day. Eleven pairs of hands are clasped together at the chest, and eleven voices exhale the sacred sound of "oommm.”
When junior Hansel Cedeno steps into the ring, the match begins and he slams his rival down for one point before intentionally letting him back up. Cedeno's weary 171-pound opponent gets up time and time again, only to be overpowered by Cedeno's tremendous strength and agility. Cedeno steadily increases his score with this tactic of repeated takedowns.
By late afternoon in the Women's Health Center in Old Town Takoma Park, the toys that litter the coffee table during the day are replaced with magazines like Ebony and YM.