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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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Redskins Lead Giants, 23-21, in 3rd Quarter

Redskins Lead Giants, 23-21, in 3rd Quarter

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Police: Uber Driver's SUV Stolen During Passenger Pick-Up

Police: Uber Driver's SUV Stolen During Passenger Pick-Up

Detectives said a driver for Uber stopped in the 300 block of 9th Street, Northeast, shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday to pick up a passenger.

Timelapse: 52 Months of Museum Construction (in 106 Seconds)

Timelapse: 52 Months of Museum Construction (in 106 Seconds)

After 100 years in the making and 52 months of construction, the Smithsonian's long-awaited National Museum of African American History and Culture opened its doors on the National Mall on Saturday.

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Jose Fernandez, the ace right-hander for the Miami Marlins who escaped Cuba to become one of baseball's brightest stars, was killed in a boating accident early Sunday morning. Fernandez was 24. Authorities said...

'Life-Changing': Visitors React to African American Museum

'Life-Changing': Visitors React to African American Museum

"Phenomenal." "Hopeful." "Exhilarating." Visitors were enthralled by their visits to the new National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall, describing the experience as inspiring...

3 Gunmen Shoot, Wound 8 in Baltimore Attack

3 Gunmen Shoot, Wound 8 in Baltimore Attack

Three gunmen shot and wounded eight people including a 3-year-old girl on an east Baltimore street Saturday night, police said, adding the suspects fled and the victims were all expected to survive.