The Latest Health and Wellness News

Aug 5, 2013

TB Testing Continues at Fairfax Co. School

TB Testing Continues at Fairfax Co. School

Testing for tuberculosis will continue Monday for students at one Fairfax County high school.

May 15, 2014

TB Testing for All at Fairfax Co. School

TB Testing for All at Fairfax Co. School

The Fairfax County Health Department is recommending testing for tuberculosis for everyone at one county high school following their limited testing for the disease back in June.

Jan 16, 2012

New "Totally Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis" Strain Found

New "Totally Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis" Strain Found

Health officials dispute whether any strain can be totally drug-resistant — but Indian doctors claim they've encountered 12 patients with such cases.

About


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.

Learn more about Doreen here. You can also follow her on Twitter and Facebook.
Health Expo


We're already planning for the 2015 NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo, to be held Jan. 10 and 11 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center! Click here for dates and some of the great new exhibits.