Archive for July 2012

Bringing home a new baby: how to prepare your pet

July 23, 2012 - 10:15 AM
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Bringing home a new baby is an exciting time for parents but it’s also a time of transition for other family members…and sometimes those other family members are our pets. Dr. Katy Nelson talks about how your pet may react to a new addition in the household. And she brought along "Heaven" who is looking for a loving home.

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Ann Taylor: pre-fall looks

July 23, 2012 - 10:14 AM
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From a day in the office to a night out on the town, Ann Taylor has all the looks for the sophisticated Washington woman. Andrew Taylor, Style Director for Ann Taylor, shows us some trending styles for the “pre-fall” season.

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The latest celebrity legal cases

July 23, 2012 - 10:11 AM
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From George Zimmerman’s first television interview to Jason Kidd’s recent arrest…we’re talking about the latest celebrity legal cases. Attorney Johnathan Burns joins us with the scoop on the most talked about legal headlines.

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Gilt City warehouse sale

July 19, 2012 - 12:23 PM
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Marissa Schneider is the Gilt City curator and she gives us a first look at some of the fantastic brands and savings you can find at the Gilt City Warehouse sale!

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Non-invasive treatments that are now trending

July 19, 2012 - 12:21 PM
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From cellulite to sunken eyes and dark circles…these are just a few of the problems that many women usually want to fix. Dr. Tina West of the West Institute talks about several non-invasive treatments that are trending. 

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The latest political gossip with Nikki Schwab

July 19, 2012 - 12:19 PM
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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and his family was spotted all over town while some local celebrities got competitive over a classic charity. We’re talking about the latest on what’s happening in the district. Nikki Schwab is the Washington Examiner’s political gossip columnist and joins us with the latest scoop.

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5 beauty nutrients that will halt wrinkles

July 18, 2012 - 12:07 PM
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From the beating sun to salty sea air and chlorine pools—the summer months can be brutal on your skin. Health coach Tania Mercer shares five beauty nutrients that will keep your wrinkles at bay and give your skin a healthy glow.

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Must-have summer travel accessories

July 18, 2012 - 12:06 PM
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From tote bags to travel pillows—the options for travel accessories are endless. Elizabeth Thorp is the founder of Poshbrood.com and she introduces us to some of the hottest must-have items for your summer travels.

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How to eat like an Olympian athlete

July 18, 2012 - 09:36 AM
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When the Olympics take center stage next week, you’ll notice that mere seconds often separate a gold medal from second place. So how do athletes fuel their bodies to endure a rigorous training program to beat their competition? Registered Dietitian, Marie Spano shows us how we can eat like an Olympian.

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Prolong your life expectancy by sitting less

July 18, 2012 - 09:34 AM
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You probably don’t notice it, but many of us sit for hours on end whether it is at an office desk or in front of the TV. Sports medicine expert, Raymond Solano tells us about the “sitting disease” and how sitting less could extend your life.

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The key to a better relationship

July 18, 2012 - 09:32 AM
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Want a better relationship? How about just saying “no?” “Me” time today is at an all-time low and a recent study has shown that lack of personal time was cited as the primary reason for unhappiness. So how do you say “yes” to yourself, without all the guilt? Andrew Wald is a psychotherapist and co-authored the new book, “Togetherness: Creating and Deepening Sustainable Love.”

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"50 Shades of Grey"...why is everyone so obsessed?

July 18, 2012 - 09:29 AM
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”50 Shades of Grey" is the book everyone is talking about. But why is everyone so obsessed with it and what does that say about our culture? Clinical psychologist, Andrea Bonior explains this unique phenomenon.

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Spice up your summer barbeque!

July 16, 2012 - 01:13 PM
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From hamburgers to hot dogs, and potato salad—we all know the usual summer barbeque staples. But BBQ’s don’t have to be so boring. Dietitian Rebecca Scritchfield helps us “spice it up” with some exciting flavors.

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Washington Tennis Education Foundation: helping at-risk youth

July 16, 2012 - 01:11 PM
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Some of D.C.’s poorest kids live dangerously unstable lives and sometimes it can be hard for them to find a safe harbor. But for the past 50 years, the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation has defied the odds and changed the lives of thousands of children. Executive Director, Eleni Rossides and Roosevelt Cooper, a graduate of the program talk about the organization.

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The latest political gossip with Judy Kurtz

July 16, 2012 - 01:09 PM
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Why is Jada Pinkett Smith in town and where you can see Sharon Stone and Tyson Beckford  this Friday? Judy Kurtz is “The Hill’s” In the Know columnist and joins us with the scoop.

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"Fit For Duty" is whipping police officers into shape

July 16, 2012 - 01:07 PM
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They work ten hour shifts and keep watch over some of the District’s most dangerous neighborhoods. We’re talking about D.C. police officers. There’s a new community outreach program called “Fit for Duty” that is getting 40 local police officers into shape. D.C. Police Officer, Adam Crist, Chris Farley, the owner of Pacers Running Stores, and Kathy Pugh, a health and running coach working with these police tell us more about the program.

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Kickball365: A competetive kickball league...for adults

July 16, 2012 - 01:05 PM
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We all played kickball in grade school, but now adults are getting back in the fun. The league is called “Kickball365” and founder and CEO Matt Kemph and player, Mikaela Bitzer talk about the D.C. championships.

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To spay or not to spay before your pet's first heat?

July 16, 2012 - 01:00 PM
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Some recent research out of Purdue University has called into question our conventional wisdom about spaying our pets. In the past, the thought was to spay before their first heat. But are things changing? Dr. Katy Nelson tells us more.

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Cool and unique design products for your home

July 12, 2012 - 12:37 PM
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From flooring made out of old leather belts to earth-friendly counter tops …we’re talking about cool new design products for the home. Denise Willard, the owner of Décor by Denise, shows us a few of these cool and unique designs.

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Real estate tips to make your house more attractive to buyers

July 12, 2012 - 12:36 PM
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Is your home on the market and you’re having a hard time selling it? Do you feel like you’ve tried everything possible but you’re just not getting any interest from buyers? Lizzy Conroy is the Vice President of HBC Realty Group, Keller Williams and shares 5 marketing tips for sellers.

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