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.

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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Amber Alert for 5-Month-Old Maryland Girl

Amber Alert for 5-Month-Old Maryland Girl

Maryland State Police have issued an Amber Alert after they say a 5-month-old girl was abducted by her father Tuesday.

Contractor for Va.-Based Firm Killed in Libya

Contractor for Va.-Based Firm Killed in Libya

An American security contractor working for a Northern Virginia-based consulting firm was among the five people killed during an attack on a Libyan hotel Tuesday.

Woman Flees After Hitting Two People With Her Car

Woman Flees After Hitting Two People With Her Car

Police say a woman is wanted for running over two men in an Arlington parking lot Tuesday afternoon.

Old Town Alexandria Gas Station Hit by Armed Robber Again

Old Town Alexandria Gas Station Hit by Armed Robber Again

For the second time in less than four months, an Alexandria gas station has been hit by an armed robber.

Decreased Speed Cam Revenue May Have Contributed to Budget Shortfall

Decreased Speed Cam Revenue May Have Contributed to Budget Shortfall

The District of Columbia is facing a nearly $40 million budget shortfall in part because the police department didn't replace batters in some speed cameras and other traffic enforcement cameras, Mayor Muriel...

Family of Victim of Deadly Metro Smoke Plans Lawsuit

Family of Victim of Deadly Metro Smoke Plans Lawsuit

A lawyer representing the family of a woman killed earlier this month in an accident on Metro says he'll file a lawsuit over the incident later this week.