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Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 09:12 PM EDT

Dulles International Preparing to Screen Passengers for Ebola

Dulles International Preparing to Screen Passengers for Ebola

Dulles International is preparing to step up screening measures on international passengers Thursday. But what happens if someone actually arrives with ebola-like symptoms? Transportation reporter Adam Tuss has...

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 06:39 PM EDT

Monitoring Health During Flu Season

Monitoring Health During Flu Season

Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Maryland, joins News4 to discuss concerns about Ebola, seasonal allergies and sinus issues.

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 09:10 PM EDT

Humanitarian Group Faces New Challenges As Ebola Outbreak Worsens

Humanitarian Group Faces New Challenges As Ebola Outbreak Worsens

The aid group Save The Children stepped up its response to the Ebola outbreak as the epidemic worsened. That means heightening their own safety measures.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 01:52 PM EDT

Probiotics Can Be Beneficial for Kids With Autism

Probiotics Can Be Beneficial for Kids With Autism

Dr. Joshua Weiner discusses how diet could help treat children who are on the autism spectrum, and why he thinks probiotics can be particularly helpful.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 02:05 PM EDT

Majority of Americans Believe U.S. Is Ready to Respond to a Possible Ebola Outbreak

Majority of Americans Believe U.S. Is Ready to Respond to a Possible Ebola Outbreak

NBC Senior Political Editor Mark Murray discusses the results of a recent poll on Ebola preparedness, as well as a poll on targeting ISIS.

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 10:10 AM EDT

Fairfax Man Helped Contain Ebola in 1970s

Fairfax Man Helped Contain Ebola in 1970s

News4's Jackie Bensen spoke with Gary Cook, who as a young foreign service officer was tasked with helping coordinate an international response to the first outbreak of Ebola in 1976.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 08:47 PM EDT

Man Without a Face

Man Without a Face

Warning: The images in this story may be disturbing. That's because we're about to meet Donnie Fritts, the man without a face. He lives without a nose, cheeks and forehead because doctors had to remove...

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 11:21 AM EDT

Tips for Yoga on the Go

Tips for Yoga on the Go

Busy schedules can make it hard to exercise daily, but there are little tihings you can do anywhere to make yourself feel more at ease. Kim Weeks shares her take on "Yoga on the Go."

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 09:58 PM EDT

Dulles Begins Screening for Ebola Virus

Dulles Begins Screening for Ebola Virus

Temperature screenings for travelers coming from West Africa start Thursday at Dulles International Airport.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 06:55 PM EDT

Poll: Nurses Concerned About Ebola Preparedness

Poll: Nurses Concerned About Ebola Preparedness

A survey by a nurses' union shows many registered nurses feel their hospitals haven't educated them enough on handling Ebola patients. News4's Kristin Wright heard the concerns from a nurse at a local hospital.

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