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Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013

Seasonal Allergies: How To Cope

Seasonal Allergies: How To Cope

Meteorologist Amelia Segal has some tips on how to deal with seasonal allergies.

Thursday, Mar 21, 2013

Va. to Docs to Tell Patients About Lyme False Negatives

Va. to Docs to Tell Patients About Lyme False Negatives

Virginia will soon become the first state in the nation to require doctors who run lab tests for Lyme disease to inform their patients about so-called false negatives.

Thursday, Mar 21, 2013

Study: Doctors Not Prescribing Aspirin to Most Heart Patients

Study: Doctors Not Prescribing Aspirin to Most Heart Patients

For years we've known that aspirin can be a first-line defense against a heart attack, but a new study finds that more than half of the patients who would benefit from the over-the-counter pill aren't being...

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013

Some Acid Reflux Cases Don't Respond to Meds

Some Acid Reflux Cases Don't Respond to Meds

Have heartburn? Most doctors will tell you to take a medication called a proton-pump inhibitor. It's used to reduce the amount of acid in the stomach. But now doctors are finding that one half of reflux...

Monday, Feb 25, 2013

Not Enough Evidence Supports Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements

Not Enough Evidence Supports Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements

For years doctors have told women to take vitamin D and calcium supplements to keep their bones strong and healthy, but today the same independent panel of medical experts that came up with those controversial...

Friday, Feb 15, 2013
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By David Culver

Virginia Lawmakers Table Tanning Bed Bill

Virginia Lawmakers Table Tanning Bed Bill

Virginia lawmakers tabled a bill Thursday that would keep young teens out of tanning beds.

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013

Staying Heart Healthy

Staying Heart Healthy

Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Md., shares what women can do to stay heart healthy.

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013

Gwyneth's Law Goes to Gov. McDonnell

Gwyneth's Law Goes to Gov. McDonnell

A bill to make CPR certification mandatory for high school students passed the Virginia House and Senate, News4 Northern Virginia Bureau's David Culver reports.

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013

The Vegan Myth?

The Vegan Myth?

Being vegan means consuming no animal products, including dairy, meat and even honey. Advocates say it's an easy way to get healthy and lose weight, but it's not a cure-all. News4's Eun Yang takes a look at what...

Monday, Feb 11, 2013

Meet Biggest Loser Michael Dorsey

Meet Biggest Loser Michael Dorsey

We're in the midst of season 14 of the Biggest Loser, and the action is heating up as contestants continue to shed pounds. One of those contestants, Michael Dorsey is from just outside of Baltimore. We recently

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'Thanks, Obama' Event in DC Hopes for Applause Across US

'Thanks, Obama' Event in DC Hopes for Applause Across US

Attendees of a sold-out event in Southwest D.C. will stand and applaud for outgoing President Barack Obama at 7 p.m. Thursday, and they hope people across the country will do the same.

Pence's Motorcade Strikes, Injures DC Police Reserve Officer

Pence's Motorcade Strikes, Injures DC Police Reserve Officer

The motorcade for Vice President-elect Mike Pence struck and injured a D.C. reserve police officer Wednesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Secret Service.

Another DC-Area Congressman to Skip Inauguration

Another DC-Area Congressman to Skip Inauguration

Another D.C.-area Congressman says he'll skip the Trump inauguration, joining a number of Democratic representatives who say they'll stay home. The latest is Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., who issued a statement...

Man Seeking Presidential Pardon Did So in Stolen Vehicle: Police

Man Seeking Presidential Pardon Did So in Stolen Vehicle: Police

A Florida man traveled to the D.C. area hoping to get a pardon for a past conviction during the final days of the Obama Administration. But Marcus Patmon found himself charged with a new felony in Arlington.

Obama's Parting Words: A Last Message of Hope

Obama's Parting Words: A Last Message of Hope

President Barack Obama took the last question of his last press briefing in the White House to brag about his two daughters, who "surprise and enchant and impress" him every day.

Man Tries to Set Self on Fire in Anti-Trump Protest

Man Tries to Set Self on Fire in Anti-Trump Protest

A man was injured outside Trump International Hotel in Washington Tuesday night after he said he tried to set himself on fire to protest the election of Donald Trump.