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Dr. Wood: The facts about how widespread sexual assault really is

We are living in the era of #MeToo, when people are standing up to share their experiences of sexual assault and harassment, and finding strength to build a community that says “enough is enough.” In fact, according to the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, a national survey of Washingtonians between 2010-12 found that 45 percent of women and 22 percent of men have experienced sexual violence during their lifetime.

Fitness

USDA asks, 'What's your eating style?'

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion introduces the “MyPlate, MyWins” video series that shows how small changes to what you eat and drink add up. Whether at home or on-the-go, MyPlate can help you find a h

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Marijuana’s impact on your driving

NIDA's Dr. Marilyn Huestis discusses new research, which used the most sophisticated driving simulator of its kind to mirror real-life situations. Results showed that marijuana use impairs one measure of driving performance.

Living

Mayo Clinic: Treating male and female hair loss

Male-patterned hair loss has a genetic component. some hair loss can be caused by internal disease or medications. Many women will experience some degree of hair loss throughout their lives, and, unfortunately, it's often part of the aging process.

Living

Why it’s so hard to break an opioid addiction

More than half million people have died between 2000 and 2015 from opioids. Today, opioid deaths are considered an epidemic. To understand the struggle individuals undergo once addicted to these drugs, we take a closer look at what happens to your

What should you do if someone won’t stop bleeding? This class will train you

In response to a growing number of mass shootings, the American College of Surgeons developed Stop the Bleed, a program that teaches school employees and students how to prevent someone from bleeding to death.