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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Police: Man Forced into Van, Sexually Assaulted by 7 People

Police: Man Forced into Van, Sexually Assaulted by 7 People

A man walking just outside the Petworth neighborhood on Friday evening was forced into a van at gunpoint and sexually assaulted by a group of as many as seven people, police said Sunday.

One Dead in Single-Vehicle Crash in Montgomery County

One Dead in Single-Vehicle Crash in Montgomery County

Police say a 2006 Honda CRV was traveling west on Olney-Sandy Spring Road when it veered off the roadway and struck a utility pole.

Man Killed During Robbery In The District

Man Killed During Robbery In The District

There are now 87 murders this year in the District. News4's Darcy Spencer reports on the latest murder.

Additional Arrests Made in Solicitation of Prostitution Operation

Additional Arrests Made in Solicitation of Prostitution Operation

The eight arrests during the overnight hours of Friday, July 31 and Saturday, August 1, 2015, bring the total arrested in this operation to 101 since the beginning of the operation.

Police Identify Suspect in Fatal Memphis Officer Shooting

Police Identify Suspect in Fatal Memphis Officer Shooting

Tennessee police officials have identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer and they are currently searching for the man. Police Director Toney Armstrong says twenty-nine year...

I-395 N Ramp to Close During Overnight Hours

I-395 N Ramp to Close During Overnight Hours

The project is part of the Route 27/244 Interchange modifications work, which is scheduled to be completed this fall.