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.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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.

Feb 13, 2013

Staying Heart Healthy

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.

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...

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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Storm Team4: Forecasted Snow Totals Increasing

Storm Team4: Forecasted Snow Totals Increasing

The D.C. area could be in for the worst winter storm of the season when Wednesday's rain turns to snow, dumping several inches Thursday.

Teen Accused of Helping Another Join ISIS

Teen Accused of Helping Another Join ISIS

A teenager from Woodbridge, Virginia, is in custody accused of helping another young man travel to Syria to join ISIS.

Ex-Correctional Officer Charged in Md. Shootings

Ex-Correctional Officer Charged in Md. Shootings

A suspect believed to be responsible for separate shooting incidents on the ICC and near the NSA at Fort Meade — as well as other locations in the D.C.-Baltimore area over the past two weeks — is in custody.

Get Off Their Lawn! No Sledding on Capitol Hill

Get Off Their Lawn! No Sledding on Capitol Hill

Despite a request from D.C.'s congresswoman, there will be no sledding on Capitol Hill during the snowstorm expected to sock the D.C. area tomorrow.

Officer Dragged Several Feet During Va. Traffic Stop

Officer Dragged Several Feet During Va. Traffic Stop

An Arlington County police officer was dragged several feet Wednesday after a driver he was attempting to stop tried to flee the scene, police said.

DC Jail Adds Library for Inmates

DC Jail Adds Library for Inmates

DC officials Wednesday unveiled a new library in the city's jail, which will cost the city about $290,000 per year to maintain. The books will likely help inmates earn their GEDs.