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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Ticket Reservations for Washington Monument Start Wed.

Ticket Reservations for Washington Monument Start Wed.

The National Park Service will begin accepting ticket reservations for the Washington Monument Wednesday.

College Board Provides a Glimpse of New SAT

College Board Provides a Glimpse of New SAT

Anxious students - not to mention their parents - can get a heads-up for how the redesigned SAT might look in two years.

2 Ships Collide, Cargo Ship Grounded in Virginia

2 Ships Collide, Cargo Ship Grounded in Virginia

Two vessels collided in a main shipping channel and a 751-foot cargo ship ran aground in the lower Chesapeake Bay on Tuesday in high winds gusting up to 70 mph, the Coast Guard said.

Ceremonies Mark 7th Anniversary of Va. Tech Massacre

Ceremonies Mark 7th Anniversary of Va. Tech Massacre

The victims of the April 16, 2007, massacre at Virginia Tech will be remembered at ceremonies in Richmond and Blacksburg.

Plea Hearing Set for Va. College Shooting Suspect

Plea Hearing Set for Va. College Shooting Suspect

A plea hearing is scheduled Wednesday for a man accused of shooting and wounding two women at a community college inside a Christiansburg mall.

Three More Firefighters to be Charged in Medric Mills Death

Three More Firefighters to be Charged in Medric Mills Death

News4's Mark Segraves has learned three more D.C. firefighters will be charged following the death of a D.C. man outside a firehouse earlier this year. Their lieutenant recently was approved for...