The Latest Health and Wellness News

Oct 20, 2011

Bagged Salad Recall

Bagged Salad Recall

Multiple brands of bagged salad are being recalled after a random test was conducted on a package of spinach.

Aug 30, 2011

Irene Aftermath: Food Safety

Irene Aftermath: Food Safety

How long does your food last without power?

Aug 2, 2011

Repelling Pesky Mosquitoes

Repelling Pesky Mosquitoes

What's the best way to repel pesky mosquitoes?

Jul 21, 2011

Ask Liz: Are Hand Sanitizers Effective?

Ask Liz: Are Hand Sanitizers Effective?

Do hand sanitizers kill allergens like peanuts? Are they an effective alternative to hand-washing?

Jul 15, 2011

Ask Liz: Food Thermometer

Ask Liz: Food Thermometer

What's the right way to clean a food thermometer?

May 25, 2011

Ask Liz: Pesticides on Produce

Ask Liz: Pesticides on Produce

What's the best way to remove pesticides from fresh produce?

May 19, 2011

Ask Liz: Microwaving Plastics

Ask Liz: Microwaving Plastics

Is it OK to put all plastic containers in the microwave?

May 13, 2011

Ask Liz: Vitamin Side Effects

Ask Liz: Vitamin Side Effects

Can vitamins have side effects?

May 7, 2011

Ask Liz: Eyelid Twitch

Ask Liz: Eyelid Twitch

What causes your eyelid to twitch?

May 4, 2011

Ask Liz: Brand-Name Butter

Ask Liz: Brand-Name Butter

Is there really a difference between brand-name butters?

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.