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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4 Teens, Ages 13-15, Charged With Setting School Fire

4 Teens, Ages 13-15, Charged With Setting School Fire

Four teenage boys have been charged with setting fire to a classroom trailer at an elementary school in Laurel, said Prince George's County fire officials.

Gay Couples May Be Able to Marry in Va. Thurs.

Gay Couples May Be Able to Marry in Va. Thurs.

Virginia officials are preparing for the possibility that same-sex couples will be able to wed in the state Thursday by drafting a revised marriage license form for courthouse clerks to use as soon as they open...

Liberty University Screening for Ebola

Liberty University Screening for Ebola

Liberty University is screening international students for the Ebola virus, and other colleges in the Lynchburg area are planning similar screenings, as are high schools that accept exchange students.

Metro Pays $4.2 Million to Settle Lawsuit

Metro Pays $4.2 Million to Settle Lawsuit

Metro has paid $4.2 million to settle a lawsuit that accused it of awarding a no-bid technology contract, and a whistle blower will receive nearly $1 million of that settlement.

Former Va. Governor's Finances Examined at Trial

Former Va. Governor's Finances Examined at Trial

McDonnell Trial, Day 18: A forensic accountant hired as a defense witness will be back on the stand when the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, resumes in federal court...

Ex-Boyfriend Arrested in Landover Mom's Murder

Ex-Boyfriend Arrested in Landover Mom's Murder

A 39-year-old man has been arrested on murder charges in the death of a Landover mother, found dead inside her apartment Monday morning.