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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Hannah Graham: Remains Found Belong to UVa. Student

Hannah Graham: Remains Found Belong to UVa. Student

A body found Saturday is missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, the Albemarle County Police Department said Friday.

Nina Pham Meets With Obama After Discharge From NIH

Nina Pham Meets With Obama After Discharge From NIH

Dallas nurse Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola while caring for a patient in Texas, was discharged from the hospital Friday, now free of the virus, and will meet with President Barack Obama at the White House...

Feds Speak on Mid-Air Collision That Killed 3

Feds Speak on Mid-Air Collision That Killed 3

Three people have died and two others were injured in a mid-air collision between a small helicopter and a small plane Thursday afternoon in Maryland.

Missing D.C. 7-Year-Old Located

Missing D.C. 7-Year-Old Located

A 7-year-old boy from D.C. who had been missing for two weeks has been located, D.C. police said early Friday morning.

Mauled Dog Sitter on the Road to Recover

Mauled Dog Sitter on the Road to Recover

News4's Shomari Stone spoke with Jill Horvat, a dog sitter who was brutally mauled last week by one of the 11 dogs she was taking care of. Horvat lost her right eye. To help pay for her medical expenses, her...

Fairfax Co. School Board Approves Later School Start Times

Fairfax Co. School Board Approves Later School Start Times

Late Thursday night, the Fairfax County School Board approved later school start times, with only one member voting against the measure.