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Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 08:03 PM EDT

Officials: Md. Man Without Symptoms Spread Zika Through Sex

Officials: Md. Man Without Symptoms Spread Zika Through Sex

A Maryland man with no symptoms spread Zika through sex, according to U.S. health officials.

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 09:47 AM EDT

Obama: Americans at Risk Because of Zika Funding Delay

Obama: Americans at Risk Because of Zika Funding Delay

President Barack Obama urged Congress to make Zika funding its first priority after members return from a seven-week summer break, saying the delay is putting Americans at risk.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 05:30 PM EDT

How to Stop Wasting Food

How to Stop Wasting Food

Nearly a third of the food produced in the U.S. is wasted -- and it's the #1 source of waste in our landfills. Registered dietitian Joy Dubost explains what "use by," "best by" and "sell by" dates on food...

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 08:04 AM EDT

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Worker Has Hepatitis A, Officials Say

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Worker Has Hepatitis A, Officials Say

An employee at a Tropical Smoothie Café location in Virginia has been diagnosed with hepatitis A after the virus was linked to frozen strawberries used at the stores, the Virginia Department of Health said...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 05:13 PM EDT

Is Screen Time Damaging Children's Vision?

Is Screen Time Damaging Children's Vision?

Optometrists have seen an uptick in nearsightedness among children. Is the use of cellphones and tablets to blame? News4's Angie Goff spoke with Dr. Andrew Morgenstern. "We're putting a lot of 'near' [vision]...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 08:28 AM EDT

'They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacy

'They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacy

Fried chicken nuggets, chicken fingers, and patties are the thing of the past at Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia. Healthier options have been on the menu thanks to Michelle Obama's healthy school lunch...