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...

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...

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...

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.

Jun 3, 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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Arrest Made in D.C. Woman's Stabbing Death

Arrest Made in D.C. Woman's Stabbing Death

A man wanted for murdering a D.C. woman last month has been found in Charlotte.

Glitch Crashes Global U.S. Passport, Visa Operations

Glitch Crashes Global U.S. Passport, Visa Operations

The State Department's global database for issuing travel documents has crashed, resulting in major delays for potentially millions of people around the world waiting for U.S. passports and visas, officials said...

Russini in Richmond: Getting Ready for Day One

Russini in Richmond: Getting Ready for Day One

News4's Dianna Russini is in Richmond throughout Redskins Training Camp, and sending regular reports. Here's today's news from camp.

Child Advocates Work to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

Child Advocates Work to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

Child advocates are driving home an important safety message about leaving kids in hot cars - look before you lock.

Woman Posing as Caretaker Stole from Vulnerable Adults: PD

Woman Posing as Caretaker Stole from Vulnerable Adults: PD

A Bladensburg, Md. woman who ran an illegitimate care-taking facility is accused of stealing money from her vulnerable patients, in addition to neglecting and abusing them.

Kennedy Center to Host 'Dance Day' Celebration

Kennedy Center to Host 'Dance Day' Celebration

Actress Jenna Elfman and dancer Du-Shaunt "Fik-Shun'' Stegall will be at the Kennedy Center this weekend to celebrate National Dance Day.