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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Renewed Search for Clues in Postal Worker Death

Renewed Search for Clues in Postal Worker Death

Authorities go door to door in Fairmount Heights where postal worker Tyson Barnett was shot and killed one year ago.

Former Marine Confesses to Wife's Murder on Chilling Tape

Former Marine Confesses to Wife's Murder on Chilling Tape

News4 obtained the audio of former Marine Caleb Crew confessing to killing his wife Andrea.

Stolen Popcorn Food Truck Located in Maryland

Stolen Popcorn Food Truck Located in Maryland

A local popcorn food truck that was stolen Thursday night or Friday morning in Alexandria was found in Prince George's County less than 24 hours later thanks to social media.

Police Search for Stolen Car after Carjacking

Police Search for Stolen Car after Carjacking

The stolen vehicle is described as a 2011 blue Chrysler 300 with DC license plate EN7682.

3 Boys Claim Sex Abuse by Ex-Dunbar High School Staffer

3 Boys Claim Sex Abuse by Ex-Dunbar High School Staffer

At least three boys have come forward claiming they were sexually abused by a track coach and former staffer at a D.C. high school.

Teacher Accused of Inappropriate Contact With 3 More Girls

Teacher Accused of Inappropriate Contact With 3 More Girls

Three more students say a Montgomery County, Maryland, substitute teacher accused of inappropriate contact with a student also touched them inappropriately, including an incident 10 years ago.