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Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 12:43 PM EDT

Are You Sleep Deprived?

Are You Sleep Deprived?

America is a sleep deprived nation. The average American adult is getting less than the recommended 7 to 8 hours a night. Dr. Joshua Weiner shares some tips for getting a better night sleep without resorting to...

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 08:18 AM EDT

Obamacare Helped Nearly 10M Get Insurance: Gallup

Obamacare Helped Nearly 10M Get Insurance: Gallup

A new Gallup survey out on Wednesday shows that Obamacare has helped nearly 10 million Americans get new health insurance, NBC News reported.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 11:36 PM EDT

D.C. ER Doctor Reflects on Boston Bombing

D.C. ER Doctor Reflects on Boston Bombing

A D.C. emergency room doctor reflects on her experiences working in Boston during last year's bombing. News4's Doreen Gentzler reports.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 01:21 PM EDT

New Technique for Firmer Skin, Post-Pregnancy

New Technique for Firmer Skin, Post-Pregnancy

Dr. Cheryl Burgess discusses new ways to firm up loose skin post-pregnancy.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 01:36 AM EDT

Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Kills at Least 100

Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Kills at Least 100

Over 100 people have died from the latest Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 09:38 PM EDT

Low Blood Sugar Tied to "Hangry" Fights With Spouses

Low Blood Sugar Tied to "Hangry" Fights With Spouses

Could low blood sugar make you so "hangry" you'd be more prone to abusing your spouse? That's what a new study tried to find out.

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The latest health news for the Washington area, from cutting-edge research, to the simplest ways to keep your family healthy, to reports from News4’s Doreen Gentzler.

In her award-winning News 4 Your Health segments, Doreen has brought viewers into hospital operating rooms, profiled medical breakthroughs, and has shown the latest technology helping to save lives.

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