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 9, 2013

Life-Saving Vest?

Life-Saving Vest?

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

Top Stories
Petroleum Found in DC Water

Petroleum Found in DC Water

A water advisory will remain in effect for portions of D.C.'s Shaw and Logan Circle neighborhoods through at least Thursday morning.

Collecting Gifts for 10 Kids Left Motherless by Crash

Collecting Gifts for 10 Kids Left Motherless by Crash

Gifts for children left motherless by an October crash in Oxon Hill, Maryland, will be collected Saturday afternoon in Suitland.

8-Year-Old Girl's Shooter Gets 16 Years

8-Year-Old Girl's Shooter Gets 16 Years

A 20-year-old D.C. man has been sentenced to 16 years behind bars for shooting and critically injuring an 8-year-old girl.

FCC Dismisses Petition to Ban 'Redskins' Name

FCC Dismisses Petition to Ban 'Redskins' Name

A petition to ban the Washington Redskins name from the public airwaves has been dismissed.

Va. Lawmaker Resigning After Teen Sex Case

Va. Lawmaker Resigning After Teen Sex Case

A Virginia state lawmaker who recently entered a plea in connection with accusations that he had an improper sexual relationship with a teenager said Thursday he will let the voters decide whether he should stay...

Silver Spring Neighborhood Evacuated Due to Gas Leak

Silver Spring Neighborhood Evacuated Due to Gas Leak

A Silver Spring neighborhood has been evacuated after a gas line was struck Thursday afternoon.