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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'No More Excuses': Feds Replace 3 Metro Board Members

'No More Excuses': Feds Replace 3 Metro Board Members

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has stepped up his pressure on Washington's subway system by replacing three Metro board members and telling officials there would be "no more excuses'' regarding...

Man Shot at Md. TV Station Facing Several Charges

Man Shot at Md. TV Station Facing Several Charges

The man shot and wounded by police after walking into a Baltimore TV station wearing an animal costume and a fake bomb will be charged with two felonies and several other crimes, authorities announced Friday.

Housekeeper Struggles Nearly Year After Mansion Murders

Housekeeper Struggles Nearly Year After Mansion Murders

Nearly a year after the gruesome deaths of a couple, their young son and their housekeeper inside a mansion in Northwest Washington, another housekeeper for the family says she still struggles with what happened...

Water in All DC Schools to Be Retested for Lead

Water in All DC Schools to Be Retested for Lead

D.C. will retest drinking water in every public school in the District after low levels of lead were found in water at two schools.

Puerto Rico Reports 1st Zika Death in US

Puerto Rico Reports 1st Zika Death in US

A 70-year-old man in Puerto Rico has become the first person to die of the Zika virus in the United States, NBC News reported. Puerto Rico's health secretary Ana Rius said Friday that a 70-year-old man infected...

Missing 7-Year-Old Boy Found Safe

Missing 7-Year-Old Boy Found Safe

Prince George's County police say a missing 7-year-old boy who was last seen with his uncle has been found safe.