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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.

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 05:22 AM EDT

Fussy Kids Watching More Television, Study Finds

Fussy Kids Watching More Television, Study Finds

Parents of fussy kids may be creating a generation of television binge-watchers by using screen time to soothe their children, a new study suggests.

Sunday, Apr 13, 2014 at 01:27 PM EDT

Sebelius: Health Care Launch "Terribly Flawed"

Sebelius: Health Care Launch "Terribly Flawed"

Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the administration's own predictions that the new health care law's online sign-up system would be ready by Oct. 1 were "just flat out wrong."...

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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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