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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Winter Storm Watch for Wed.; Officials Warn Against Travel

Winter Storm Watch for Wed.; Officials Warn Against Travel

A winter storm watch will be in effect Wednesday, one of the busiest travel days of the year -- and the Maryland State Highway Administration is encouraging travelers not to drive that day.

U.Va. Frat Leader "Sick" Over Rape Allegation

U.Va. Frat Leader "Sick" Over Rape Allegation

The president of the University of Virginia's Inter-Fraternity Council says he was sickened by a female student's account of being gang-raped by seven men at a fraternity.

DNA Links Jesse Matthew to Harrington Case: Report

DNA Links Jesse Matthew to Harrington Case: Report

Court documents show that DNA links Jesse Matthew to the case of Morgan Harrington, a Virginia Tech student found dead in early 2010, reports NBC29.

Funeral Arrangements Being Made for Marion Barry

Funeral Arrangements Being Made for Marion Barry

Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry will lie in repose next week in the John A. Wilson Building, so members of the public can pay their respects.

Man Pleads Guilty After Weapons Found Near White House

Man Pleads Guilty After Weapons Found Near White House

The man who was arrested after officers found weapons in his car near the White House last week pleaded guilty to reduced charges Monday, NBC News' Pete Williams reported.

Communities Ready for Ferguson Protests

Communities Ready for Ferguson Protests

Following a grand jury decision on the fate of the white officer who shot an unarmed black teenager in a St. Louis suburb, communities across the country prepared for protests.