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.

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...

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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Sen. Barbara Mikulski Won't Seek 6th Term

Sen. Barbara Mikulski Won't Seek 6th Term

Powerful U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), the longest-serving woman in the history of Congress, will not seek a sixth term, she announced Monday.

2 Arrested in Separate White House Security Breaches

2 Arrested in Separate White House Security Breaches

Two people have been arrested in two separate White House security breaches in less than 24 hours, NBC News reported.

Icy Morning: Slippery Roads; Many Schools Closed

Icy Morning: Slippery Roads; Many Schools Closed

It's an icy start for Monday morning. Much of the D.C. area is still coated with ice, even as temperatures get slightly above freezing following a day of sleet and freezing rain Sunday.

Toll Hike Approved for Dulles Greenway

Toll Hike Approved for Dulles Greenway

Drivers will pay higher tolls to travel the Dulles Greenway soon.

Police: Man Lying in Road Struck, Killed

Police: Man Lying in Road Struck, Killed

Police in Prince George's County say a pedestrian is dead after he was struck by an SUV in Camp Springs.

Former Seattle Fire Chief Picked to Lead D.C. Fire

Former Seattle Fire Chief Picked to Lead D.C. Fire

Former Seattle fire Chief Gregory Dean is Mayor Muriel Bowser's pick to be D.C.'s new fire chief, News4 has confirmed.