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.

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Jury Selected in McDonnell Corruption Trial

Jury Selected in McDonnell Corruption Trial

A jury has been selected in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

D.C. Files Motion to Keep Gun Ban

D.C. Files Motion to Keep Gun Ban

The District of Columbia has filed a court motion to keep its gun ban, until an appeal can be filed or new licensing can begin. Last weekend, a federal judge ruled the city's ban on carrying handguns...

Federal Court Strikes Down Va. Gay Marriage Ban

Federal Court Strikes Down Va. Gay Marriage Ban

A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban, ruling the state's laws "impermissibly infringe on its citizens' fundamental right to marry." A three-judge panel of the 4th

3 Teens Sought in Shoe Theft Outside Md. Mall

3 Teens Sought in Shoe Theft Outside Md. Mall

Police are looking for three teenagers who followed a 15-year-old boy out of an Annapolis mall and stole his shoes.

Sterling Loses in Court as Judge OKs Clippers Sale

Sterling Loses in Court as Judge OKs Clippers Sale

A judge tentatively ruled against Donald Sterling and in favor of his estranged wife Shelly on Monday, in the trial over whether she had the authority to negotiate a $2 billion deal to sell the Los...

Alexandria Man Still Missing After Falling Into Water Near Dam

Alexandria Man Still Missing After Falling Into Water Near Dam

Patrick McTague, 30, apparently fell into the water by the Prettyboy Dam on Friday evening, and has not been found.