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Friday, Feb 13, 2015 at 07:02 AM EST

Can Faith Help Heal?

Can Faith Help Heal?

Some doctors say faith may have played a role in helping save the life of a local pastor. News4's Doreen Gentzler reports.

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 at 05:35 PM EST

Telling Difference Between Measles and Rash

Telling Difference Between Measles and Rash

Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Maryland, explains how you can tell the difference between a child's rash and measles.

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 at 03:16 PM EST

Negative Measles Test in Fairfax County

Negative Measles Test in Fairfax County

A Fairfax County resident tested negative for measles, officials announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 at 01:52 PM EST

Apps That Can Improve Your Sleep

Apps That Can Improve Your Sleep

Dr. Joshua Weiner discusses the negative impact of digital devices in the bedroom -- but free apps can actually improve your sleep by reducing the release of blue light from many digital devices.

Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 at 11:37 AM EST

Allergic to Milk? FDA Has a Valentine's Day Warning for You

Allergic to Milk? FDA Has a Valentine's Day Warning for You

Does your sweetheart have a milk allergy? You may want to hold off on a dark chocolate Valentine. Although dark chocolate generally isn't made with milk, a new Food and Drug Administration study released...

Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 at 05:53 PM EST

Va. Legislature OKs Marijuana Oils to Treat Epilepsy

Va. Legislature OKs Marijuana Oils to Treat Epilepsy

The Virginia General Assembly passed legislation to allow use of two derivatives of the marijuana plant for treating severe epilepsy.

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 at 06:54 AM EST

Fairfax County Investigates Suspected Case of Measles

Fairfax County Investigates Suspected Case of Measles

A Fairfax County resident is being tested for measles, the Fairfax County Health Department announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 at 12:29 PM EST

Spotting Signs and Symptoms of Measles

Spotting Signs and Symptoms of Measles

Dr. Cherly Burgess shares common warning signs of measles, including cold and flu-like symptoms, as well as a rash and spots inside the mouth.

Monday, Feb 9, 2015 at 10:51 AM EST

Health Care Records Vulnerable to Criminals

Health Care Records Vulnerable to Criminals

Those seemingly harmless medical forms everyone fills out before seeing a doctor can lead to identity theft if they get into the wrong hands, The Associated Press reported. Names, birthdates and — more...

Friday, Feb 6, 2015 at 05:20 PM EST

The 411 on Advanced Liposuction Techniques

The 411 on Advanced Liposuction Techniques

The safety, effectiveness and even longevity of liposuction has been questioned through the years, but advanced liposuction techniques are changing that. Dr. Steven Hopping shares the results of a new...

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