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 8, 2013

Life-Saving Vest?

Life-Saving Vest?

Wearable defibrillator saves Maryland man after he suffers second heart attack at the gym.

Top Stories
Battle of the Beltways: Redskins Beat Ravens, 31-13

Battle of the Beltways: Redskins Beat Ravens, 31-13

The Washington Redskins won the Battle of the Beltways Saturday, beating the Baltimore Ravens 31 to 13 in preseason play -- but the quarterback question, as usual, loomed large.

Mother of One Murder Victim Still Hoping for Justice

Mother of One Murder Victim Still Hoping for Justice

There have been more than 100 murders in the District this year, and some of the families of the victims are still waiting for closure. News4's Darcy Spencer talks to one mother who lost her daughter.

Ethics Board to Examine O'Malley's Purchase of Furniture

Ethics Board to Examine O'Malley's Purchase of Furniture

An assistant attorney general in Maryland has asked for a state ethics commission to rule on whether former Gov. Martin O'Malley's purchase of furniture from the governor's mansion violated rules on state...

Suspect Charged in Killing of Texas Sheriff's Deputy

Suspect Charged in Killing of Texas Sheriff's Deputy

A 30-year-old man has been charged with capital murder in the "execution-style" shooting of a deputy at a suburban Houston gas station, authorities announced Saturday afternoon, NBC News reported. Shannon

Two Dead, One Injured in SE D.C. Shooting

Two Dead, One Injured in SE D.C. Shooting

Police said the incident occurred on the 4900 block of B Street, Southeast, just before midnight Friday.

Montgomery Co. Firefighters Remember Katrina

Montgomery Co. Firefighters Remember Katrina

Montgomery Co. firefighters remember their trip to New Orleans to assist after Katrina, and the devastation they found there. They shared the videos they shot with News4.