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
Snow Expected Wednesday; Travel Not Advised

Snow Expected Wednesday; Travel Not Advised

A winter weather advisory has been issued in the D.C. area for Wednesday, and a winter storm watch has now been upgraded to a warning for areas farther outside D.C.

'Die-In' Held at MPD Headquarters; Other Protests Planned

'Die-In' Held at MPD Headquarters; Other Protests Planned

Protests are being held throughout Tuesday in the nation's capital in the wake of a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who killed a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri.

2 Arrested in Murder of D.C. Lawyer in Santo Domingo

2 Arrested in Murder of D.C. Lawyer in Santo Domingo

A police spokesman in the Dominican Republic says two men have been arrested in the slaying of a Washington lawyer who was found dead last month at his home in Santo Domingo.

Fred Smoot, Ex-Redskins Player, Charged With Domestic Assault

Fred Smoot, Ex-Redskins Player, Charged With Domestic Assault

Former Washington Redskins player Fred Smoot was arrested Sunday in connection with a domestic assault at a home in Ashburn, Virginia, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.

"This Is a Problem for Everybody": UMd. Students Protest

"This Is a Problem for Everybody": UMd. Students Protest

University of Maryland students held a sit-in Tuesday to protest a Ferguson grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. "This is not a black...

Man Killed in Home Invasion as His Children Slept

Man Killed in Home Invasion as His Children Slept

A Maryland man has been killed in a home invasion that happened while his wife and children were just steps away.