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Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Friday, 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...

Friday, 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...

Wednesday, 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...

Friday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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?

Wednesday, 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.

Tuesday, 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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Rain, Wind Gusts of Up to 40 MPH Possible in DC Mon.

Rain, Wind Gusts of Up to 40 MPH Possible in DC Mon.

Hold on to your hat! Rain and strong wind gusts will make Monday miserable for much of the D.C. area.

Shots Fired at Police Cruiser in Reston Area

Shots Fired at Police Cruiser in Reston Area

Fairfax County police are looking for the person who shot at a police cruiser in the Great Falls area early Monday morning.

Resident Found Safe After Fire Destroys Clarksburg Home

Resident Found Safe After Fire Destroys Clarksburg Home

One person is unaccounted for after a fire tore through a home in Clarksburg, Maryland, Monday morning.

Man Charged With Assault on DC Officers on Inauguration Day

Man Charged With Assault on DC Officers on Inauguration Day

Police in Washington say they've arrested a man who threw a rock at officers on Inauguration Day.

Analysis: How Women Upstaged President Trump

Analysis: How Women Upstaged President Trump

For President Trump, the inauguration should have been his Super Bowl – the kind of spectacle everybody talks about at work all day Monday and beyond. But for once Trump, the self-styled showman who upended...

Trump Moves Expected to Renegotiate NAFTA, Withdraw From TPP

Trump Moves Expected to Renegotiate NAFTA, Withdraw From TPP

As a candidate, Donald Trump made a slew of "Day One" promises that any president would find daunting. He declared that repealing and replacing his predecessor's health care law would be "one of his first acts...