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...

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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Secret Service Chief Julia Pierson Resigns

Secret Service Chief Julia Pierson Resigns

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned, Deparment of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday afternoon.

Teen in Critical Condition After Shooting in Northeast

Teen in Critical Condition After Shooting in Northeast

Police say a teenager is in critical condition following a shooting near the Rhode Island Metro station in Northeast.

19-Year-Old Suspected in Bowie Slaying

19-Year-Old Suspected in Bowie Slaying

A man shot at a Bowie tennis and swim club Tuesday has died.

Police: Man Accused of Theft Killed Employer's Wife

Police: Man Accused of Theft Killed Employer's Wife

Police believe a man who had been accused of stealing from his job at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation may have killed the wife of a foundation executive -- before dying himself.

5 Dallas Kids Had Contact With Ebola Patient

5 Dallas Kids Had Contact With Ebola Patient

Five children who attend Dallas schools had contact with a man diagnosed with Ebola and are being monitored, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday. The disclosure came at a press conference at Texas Health...

Missing 13-Year-Old D.C. Girl Found Safe

Missing 13-Year-Old D.C. Girl Found Safe

Destiny Burton has been found safe.