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A blog for the serious shopper by the fashion desk.

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Athos Base Series

A new line of smart activewear let’s you track your workout sans electrodes.

THE DOCTOR IS IN

The Doctor Is In

Have a health question you’ve always wanted answered, but are too embarrassed to ask in person? Now is your chance.

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The No-Equipment Workout

No need to leave to hit the gym, in less than 35 minutes you can get this complete workout done right at home.

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Workout Trends

We rounded up the top local and national fitness trends and put the best to the test. Find out which workout wonders lived up to the hype.

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Approach Your Health and Fitness with a Sense of Curiosity and Wonder

It’s time to bring something else to your workout regimen, your outlook.

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BEAUTY FEATURES

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Tell Me About Your Tattoo

Tattoo design and placement trends are constantly changing and these are some of the hot ones right now.

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Summer Beauty

This summer, save face, banish bacne, bronze in your abode and say sayonara to cellulite with the help of some of NoVA’s premier spas.

NUTRITION FEATURES

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Island Quinoa in a Sweet Pepper

Monica Thomas of Tailored Taste Personal Chef Service gives us the How-to of this vegetarian treat.

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Spicy Garlic Shrimp

Nicole V. Brown, Nutrition Director at the National Center for Weight and Wellness, offers up this spicy recipe.

MEDICAL FEATURES

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Shingles: What is it?

Dr. Nhat Doan of Kaiser Permanente’s Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group outlines the risk factors and treatments for shingles.

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Breast Cancer and High Risk Individuals

From genetic screening to hereditary risk factors, doctors are using several tools to stop breast cancer before it starts.

HOW TO

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How-To / The Fete-Ready Face

How can you amp up your simple makeup look in an equally short amount of time?

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How-To: Faux Side Bang

How to get the perfect side bang without cutting your hair.

THE WANNABE HEALTH JUNKIE

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I’m Aboard the Healthy Bandwagon

As far as food, health and holistic healing go, I buy into what everyone’s selling.

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Birthdays and Then Those Other Days

Some days are made to be savored and indulged in for what they are, exceptions, treats, that rare special day, then we can transition back to life which admittedly isn’t always filled with breakfast at Tiffany’s.

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Sensational Taste Adventures

Not every meal can be enjoyed with Mardi Gras fanfare.

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Hunger Will Do That to You

When I am hungry enough, I could probably devour dirt.