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Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 02:10 PM EDT

Yoga Moves to Beat Post-Winter Blues

Yoga Moves to Beat Post-Winter Blues

Still feeling a little "blah" after the long winter? Kim Weeks of Boundless Yoga shows how to welcome spring with cleansing twists that could help you feel better.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 06:57 AM EDT

Va. Governor Signs Mental Health Bill

Va. Governor Signs Mental Health Bill

Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Sen. Creigh Deeds are joining efforts to improve Virginia's mental health system.

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 at 06:55 AM EDT

3 People Die of Meningitis in Los Angeles Outbreak

3 People Die of Meningitis in Los Angeles Outbreak

A day after health officials said at least eight cases of the most dangerous form of meningitis hit Los Angeles County since January, three men have died from it, officials said. The three men, who were between...

Thursday, Apr 3, 2014 at 01:05 PM EDT

Fertility Drugs Do Not Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Fertility Drugs Do Not Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Women who took a fertility drug called Clomid don’t have any higher risk of breast cancer, even 30 years later, than women who did not, a new study conducted by the National Cancer Institute found, NBC News...

Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014 at 08:44 PM EDT

Stress May Contribute to a More Allergy-Heavy Spring

Stress May Contribute to a More Allergy-Heavy Spring

Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Md., says that there may be a link between how stressed you are and how much allergy season will affect you. News4's Pat Lawson Muse...

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 07:22 AM EDT

Battling Teen Depression

Battling Teen Depression

Nearly 20 percent of teens have experienced suicidal thoughts, and eight percent will attempt it. In many cases, depression is a big factor. Dr. Joshua Weiner explains how to identify depression in your teen.

Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014 at 12:27 PM EDT

Liquid Therapy? Experts Warn of Alcohol Abuse by Moms

Liquid Therapy? Experts Warn of Alcohol Abuse by Moms

For many moms looking to relieve stress, wine and cocktails are part of their weekly routine, even on play dates.

Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014 at 06:57 AM EDT

8,730 Pounds of Chicken Recalled Due to Misprinting

8,730 Pounds of Chicken Recalled Due to Misprinting

AdvancePierre Foods is recalling approximately 8,730 pounds of frozen chicken breast products due to misprinting and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The company's products...

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 08:58 PM EDT

Norovirus Precautions at American University

Norovirus Precautions at American University

American University’s health center sent out a notice about students possibly sick with norovirus.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 07:23 AM EDT

Using Botox to Treat Depression

Using Botox to Treat Depression

Could Botox be used to treat depression? One local doctor is exploring if the treatment can be used to relax angry or sad faces, leading the brain to think the patient is happier. Dr. Eric Finzi from the...

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