Health + Wellness

Men’s Health: The latest word on prostate cancer

How common is prostate cancer? About one man in eight will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. It is the most common...

The price of isolation

By Ellen Braunstein As the pandemic wears on, the emotional challenges are sending more people to mental health specialists than ever before, clinicians say. Area therapists...

More than a cough: COVID-19 found to cause heart problems

When people think of COVID-19, they often think about it as a severe respiratory disease, causing coughing fits and shortness of breath. But, clinicians...

How to boost your heart health

Rachel Graham suffers from the disease that claimed both her mother and her grandmother — mitral valve regurgitation. The condition, which can lead to...

Life After Breast Cancer

“By the end of all that, I was exhausted,” Bortnick, now 40, recalls. “I was ready to move on.” But she soon learned that, contrary...
Inclusivity is the Main Idea

Inclusivity is the Main Idea

When Eli Lewis comes home to the Rockville apartment he moved into a year ago, he passes the cylindrical-shaped Soulfull cafe connected to the...
Starting a Movement

Starting a Movement

In a small studio in North Bethesda, 19-year-old Sam Alberts dances passionately on stage as he leads kids and adults through a challenging choreographed...
Pickleball exhibition at the YMCA of Bethesda

What’s the ‘Dill’ With Pickleball?

The fast-growing sport with a funny name appeals to players of all ages and abilities in Montgomery County.

New Choral Program at Strathmore Brings Together Individuals With Alzheimer’s

Encore Creativity for Older Adults will launch its second Sentimental Journey Singers group in September.
8 Products to Help You Get a Better Night’s Sleep

8 Products to Help You Get a Better Night’s Sleep

If you struggle to fall or stay asleep, these game-changing sleep aids might just do the trick.