Feb 7, 2013

Magic Johnson Takes HIV/AIDS Message to Howard

Magic Johnson Takes HIV/AIDS Message to Howard

Magic Johnson stopped by Howard University before meeting with President Obama to discuss HIV and AIDS issues. News4's Richard Jordan reports.

Feb 6, 2013

The Dangers of Sitting Too Long

The Dangers of Sitting Too Long

Studies show that staying sedentary can lead to everything from diabetes to cancer.

Feb 1, 2013

Shedding a Light on Flu

Shedding a Light on Flu

Right now the flu, colds, stomach bugs and the norovirus are all around us. So we did an unscientific experiment to show you just how quick these germs spread. Warning: it may make you want to stock up on...

Feb 1, 2013

Human Models Helping Nursing Students Learn Trade

Human Models Helping Nursing Students Learn Trade

Nursing students at George Washington University are now practicing their trade on mannequin-like figures before real humans. As News4's Seth Lemon reports, it's part of a trend in health education that focuses...

Jan 23, 2013

Alternative Medicine & the Military

Alternative Medicine & the Military

The U.S.'s military medical school is right here in the D.C. area. It's where students train to be doctors in the battlefield. It's also the only medical school in the country that now requires students to learn...

Jan 11, 2013

Maryland's First Flu Death at Frederick Memorial

Maryland's First Flu Death at Frederick Memorial

Frederick Memorial Hospital confirmed to News4 Maryland's first flu-related death this season.

Jan 10, 2013

Flu Cases Surge in DC Region

Flu Cases Surge in DC Region

Doctors are reporting increases in emergency room visits and reminding people it's not too late for flu shots. News4's Doreen Gentzler reports.

Jan 9, 2013

What's Your Workout? Skiing

What's Your Workout? Skiing

When the temperature drops, the last thing a lot of us want to do is go to the gym. So why not take advantage of the cold weather and go skiing. News4 hit the slopes and asked skiers, what's your workout?

Jan 9, 2013

Protect Against Flu

Protect Against Flu

Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Md., has some advice for staying healthy in a particularly nasty flu season.

Jan 8, 2013

Life-Saving Vest?

Life-Saving Vest?

Wearable defibrillator saves Maryland man after he suffers second heart attack at the gym.

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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.