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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Cold Front Coming With Yet Another Threat of S---

Cold Front Coming With Yet Another Threat of S---

Thursday was the warmest day of the year, with a high of 76 in D.C., but the rain moving through the area comes with a cold front that could mean more snow – yes, snow – Saturday, according to Storm Team4 Chief...

Body of Missing 5-Year-Old Virginia Boy Found

Body of Missing 5-Year-Old Virginia Boy Found

The body of a missing 5-year-old Virginia boy has been found, WSLS in southwest Virginia confirmed.

Family Frightened by Police Response to Their Home

Family Frightened by Police Response to Their Home

Police gave a Lanham, Maryland, family a fright Tuesday afternoon when officers surrounded their home with weapons drawn.

Senate Passes GOP Budget After Late-Night Debate

Senate Passes GOP Budget After Late-Night Debate

Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early Friday, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP's goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health...

Co-Pilot Hid Illness From Germanwings: Prosecutors

Co-Pilot Hid Illness From Germanwings: Prosecutors

The Germanwings co-pilot believed to have deliberately crashed his plane into the French Alps, killing himself and 149 others, appears to have hidden the details of an illness he had from his employers,...

Missing 20-Month-Old W. Va. Boy Found in Haymarket

Missing 20-Month-Old W. Va. Boy Found in Haymarket

Police say an Amber Alert for a 20-month-old West Virginia boy was cancelled after the toddler was found in Haymarket, Virginia.