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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 hand sanitizer.

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 on holistic patient care.

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 what used to be known as alternative medicine.

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.

Top Stories
Crowds Pack the Tidal Basin for Cherry Blossoms' Peak Bloom
Crowds Pack the Tidal Basin for Cherry Blossoms' Peak Bloom

The Tidal Basin was crowded Saturday with people coming to see Washington's famous cherry blossoms at peak bloom. The National Park Service says the best flowers will be around for another four to seven days. News4's Derrick Ward reports.

15-Year-Old Boy Shot and Killed in Prince George's County
15-Year-Old Boy Shot and Killed in Prince George's County

A 15-year-old boy has been shot and killed in Prince George's County, Maryland, police say.

Hundreds Hold Vigil for Bowie Man Killed in Florida
Hundreds Hold Vigil for Bowie Man Killed in Florida

The family of a Bowie man is pleading for answers after he was killed inside a hotel in the Miami area. News4's Darcy Spencer reports.

Woman Struck, Pinned Under Car in Alexandria Parking Lot
Woman Struck, Pinned Under Car in Alexandria Parking Lot

A woman was flown to a hospital Saturday after she was struck by a car and pinned underneath it in Alexandria, Virginia, police say.

Now What? Options for Consumers as Health Law Drama Fades
Now What? Options for Consumers as Health Law Drama Fades

As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year. The Republican health plan designed to replace the Obama-era health law known as the Affordable Care Act would not have taken full effect for a few years anyway — and now it's dead. "We're going to be living with Obamacare for the foreseeable future," House Speaker Paul Ryan said Friday. That means millions of Americans will have to navigate a current federal health care system that, while not "imploding" as President Donald J. Trump has said, is at least in flux.

Security, Parking, Garbage Irk Ivanka Trump's DC Neighbors
Security, Parking, Garbage Irk Ivanka Trump's DC Neighbors

The house in the Kalorama neighborhood was bought in December by a company with ties to a Chilean billionaire. The company is renting it to Kushner and Trump, who moved in just after the inauguration of her father, President Donald Trump.