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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Ladybugs Released in High School as Senior Prank

Ladybugs Released in High School as Senior Prank

A senior prank in which 72,000 ladybugs were released in a public high school has several youths and adults facing criminal charges.

Suspicious Car Owner Calls Capitol Scare a Misunderstanding

Suspicious Car Owner Calls Capitol Scare a Misunderstanding

A man whose vehicle carrying a rice cooker and propane tank triggered a scare on Capitol Hill Sunday afternoon called it a big misunderstanding.

Man Dies in Gas Station Fire After Fumes Ignite

Man Dies in Gas Station Fire After Fumes Ignite

A man who was apparently lighting a cigarette while pumping gas died Sunday after his cigarette ignited gasoline fumes.

Two Men Shot in Separate Shootings in NW D.C.

Two Men Shot in Separate Shootings in NW D.C.

The man was taken to an area hospital; there's no word on his current condition.

Residents Concerned About Motorcyle Safety After Fatal Crash

Residents Concerned About Motorcyle Safety After Fatal Crash

Residents in Hyattsville say they are concerned about motorcycle safety after a young boy was killed Saturday. Transportation Reporter Adam Tuss reports.

Montgomery County Airport Safety Changes on Hold

Montgomery County Airport Safety Changes on Hold

Six months after a plane crashed into a home killing six people, safety changes at Montgomery County Airport are on hold indefinitely. Scott MacFarlane reports.