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The Indomitable Spirit of Adam Keys

For a young soldier, war is a lesson in hard math: One best friend and three comrades, lost. Three limbs, gone. One marriage, ended. 130-plus surgeries, endured. But also: one family undivided, one will, unbroken.
4 weeks ago

Straight Talk

Women spend thousands of dollars a year to achieve smooth, silky hair. But are the chemicals used in those treatments safe?
1 month ago

Cancer: The Survivors Club

Meet five Bethesda-area people who’ve overcome the Big C—and inspired others because of it
2 months ago

Twice Bitten

A Bethesda woman does her part in finding a cure for malaria
3 months ago

Trouble With The Curve

How a girl with an S-shaped spine finally straightened up
7 months ago

Going Viral

Hepatitis C is sweeping through the generation that came of age in the ’60s and ’70s. But many baby boomers don’t even know they have it.
7 months ago

The Art of Losing It

Obese as a child, Bethesda’s Scott Kahan is making a reputation for himself as the go-to guy for weight management
8 months ago

‘The Change’ Artist

A menopause expert tells how she keeps her cool
8 months ago


Actress Angelina Jolie made headlines when she revealed that she’d had a double mastectomy after learning she carried a BRCA gene mutation. But well before she ‘came out,’ a number of local women were taking their own preemptive action.
8 months ago

Body of Work

For a Bethesda fitness instructor, exercise is routine
8 months ago

A World Apart

A young child’s language abilities regress. Eye contact ceases. Interests become obsessions. This is what autism often is like—a disorder that confounds parents and baffles researchers, even as diagnoses are increasing
8 months ago

The Fall and Rise of Tom Pitsenberger

When an accident left him partially paralyzed, the Bethesda father of 12 had a choice: He could give up on his goals—or he could make it a defining moment in his life
9 months ago

The Omega Man

In a world suffering the effects of addiction, depression, suicide and violence, Joe Hibbeln of Silver Spring has a way to fight back: Eat more fish
9 months ago

Live Long and Prosper

A local aging expert takes on Father Time
9 months ago

Comic Relief

Where’s a superhero when you need him? Try the shop around the corner in Bethesda
9 months ago

Winning Ways

How a local sports psychologist keeps that competitive edge
9 months ago

Stay on Course

A local golf pro’s secrets for playing the greatest game
9 months ago

Testing the Limits

True or false? Comprehensive screening can help you live longer (Hint: The answer may not be what you think.)
9 months ago

What Dreams May Come

Elizabeth Blalack and Jennie Cullen Meyer were two friends leading parallel lives. But when each discovered she had a child with cancer, the two women’s paths would converge into a single mission.
9 months ago

Getting in the Swim

An expert tells how to rule at the pool
10 months ago

A Shot at Happiness

Everybody knows that Botox can make you look better. Now, doctors are learning that it can make you feel better, too.
10 months ago

Stress: It's Sickening. Really.

In the high-pressure environs of Bethesda, the ‘plague’ of our generation is claiming plenty of victims
11 months ago

It Takes a Village

The aging in place movement is gaining momentum as communities throughout Montgomery County band together to help elderly neighbors
12 months ago

Breath of Hope

What happens when a woman is diagnosed with a rare lung disease and given a short time to live? Sometimes, life happens
1 year ago


For soldiers dealing with PTSD and other issues, the military has endorsed a novel treatment: a form of mindful meditation known as iRest
1 year ago

Cosmetic Changes

More and more people want younger, fresher looking skin. What they don’t want is to go under the knife.
1 year ago

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