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Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015 at 05:45 PM EST

Heroin Epidemic Grows in Suburbs

Heroin Epidemic Grows in Suburbs

Heroin-related deaths in Maryland are on the rise, with more than 450 last year alone. U.S. Attorney for Maryland Rod Rosenstein and State's Attorney John McCarthy are working to try to put a stop to the growing...

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015 at 01:53 PM EST

How Can You Tell If Your Nail Salon Is Safe?

How Can You Tell If Your Nail Salon Is Safe?

Dr. Cheryl Burgess explains what you should be looking for at your neighborhood nail salon when it comes to clean tools.

Monday, Jan 12, 2015 at 01:58 PM EST

Thanks for a Great Health & Fitness Expo!

Thanks for a Great Health & Fitness Expo!

Thanks to everyone who came out to the 2015 NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo! We loved meeting you and hope you had as much fun as we did.

Monday, Jan 12, 2015 at 02:00 PM EST

Is 70 the New 50?

Is 70 the New 50?

Boomers are looking and feeling younger than their parents did at this age. Dr. Steven Hopping offers insight on tricks and techniques they're using for to keep looking youthful, but still age-appropriate.

Sunday, Jan 11, 2015 at 03:56 PM EST
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By Matthew Stabley

Photos From the 2015 Health & Fitness Expo

Take a look at the photos from the Health & Fitness Expo, where... See Full Gallery

Friday, Jan 9, 2015 at 05:51 PM EST

Achieving Fitness Goals

Achieving Fitness Goals

Doreen Gentzler has some tips for achieving fitness goals without spending a lot of money.

Thursday, Jan 8, 2015 at 07:44 PM EST

4 Tips to Help You Get Fit

4 Tips to Help You Get Fit

Doreen Gentzler has four tips to help you stick with your New Year's resolution to get fit. Some, like drinking water and practicing good posture, are easier than you think!

Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015 at 03:00 PM EST

Common as Dirt: New Antibiotic May Conquer Superbugs

Common as Dirt: New Antibiotic May Conquer Superbugs

Researchers may have discovered the first of a new family of antibiotics — which appears to have the ability to kill a wide range of bacteria — in the dirt of a field in Maine, NBC News reported.

Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015 at 07:51 AM EST

Alcohol Poisoning Kills 6 a Day, Mostly Men: CDC

Alcohol Poisoning Kills 6 a Day, Mostly Men: CDC

To the surprise of even health officials, it turns out that most deaths from drinking too much involve middle-aged adults — not teens or college kids, The Associated Press reported.

Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015 at 08:24 PM EST

20 Tips to Cope When It's Ridiculously Cold

20 Tips to Cope When It's Ridiculously Cold

Cold weather is blasting the D.C. area this week. Here's how you can keep safe and warm.

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