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Tuesday, Jan 8, 2013

Doctors Dealing With Surge in Flu Cases

Doctors Dealing With Surge in Flu Cases

Doctors in Prince George’s County are dealing with a surge in flu cases that’s keeping emergency rooms busy nationwide.

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012

Could Calcium Supplements Be Linked to Heart Attacks?

Could Calcium Supplements Be Linked to Heart Attacks?

A new study finds link between calcium pills and heart problems. Doctors recommend getting calcium through diet.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012

What's Your Workout? Blitz & Glitz

What's Your Workout? Blitz & Glitz

A new class at Washington Sports Club is making it a little easier for people to squeeze in some intense exercise and still have time to get dolled up for their holiday parties.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012

Lolly's Locks Gives Wigs to Patients in Need

Lolly's Locks Gives Wigs to Patients in Need

A good wig is expensive, costing any where from $1,500 to more than $3,000, and for many women with cancer, that's too much money. Now one local group is helping sick women get wigs in hopes that looking better...

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012

Get the Most Out of Your Healthcare Dollars

Get the Most Out of Your Healthcare Dollars

Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Md., on how to get the most out of your healthcare dollars as the end of the year approaches.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012

"Blasting" Blood Clots With Ultrasound

"Blasting" Blood Clots With Ultrasound

New catheter using ultrasound energy along with drugs to bust blood clots in the lungs. News4's Doreen Gentzler reports.

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012

Advice for Preventing Whooping Cough

Advice for Preventing Whooping Cough

Whooping cough is on the rise in Montgomery County, Md., so Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Md., explains what it is and how to prevent it.

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012

What's Your Workout: The Amish Workout

What's Your Workout: The Amish Workout

Just in time for Thanksgiving, exercise that will help you get fit like the Amish. That's right, this workout is based on the same movements as working on a farm.

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012

Relieve Back Pain During Pregnancy

Relieve Back Pain During Pregnancy

Dr. Raymond Solano offers tips for relieving back pain during pregnancy.

Friday, Nov 16, 2012

Hospitals Using Alternative Medicine to Ease Kids' Pain

Hospitals Using Alternative Medicine to Ease Kids' Pain

Aromatherapy isn't just for the spa. More doctors are using it to calm kids in pain. News4 Doreen Gentzler reports.

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Weather Alert Day: Rain, Sleet Mix Moves Into DC Area

Weather Alert Day: Rain, Sleet Mix Moves Into DC Area

Pack your warmest raincoat -- a steady, cold rain will hit D.C. Tuesday morning, according to Storm Team4.

Comet Ping Pong Gunman Facing 4 Charges; Restaurant Reopens

Comet Ping Pong Gunman Facing 4 Charges; Restaurant Reopens

A gunman investigating a fake news story about Hillary Clinton running a child sex ring out of a Washington, D.C., pizzeria was arrested after firing inside the restaurant, police said.

Biden Emotional During Cancer Bill Naming, Talks of 2020

Biden Emotional During Cancer Bill Naming, Talks of 2020

Vice President Joe Biden was in a philosophical mood after an emotional day on Capitol Hill when a bill was named after his son, Beau, who died of cancer last year.

Md. Woman Imprisoned in Gambia Granted Bail, Husband Says

Md. Woman Imprisoned in Gambia Granted Bail, Husband Says

A Maryland woman who was imprisoned in Gambia for months her alleged involvement in an anti-government protest has been granted bail.

Mistrial Declared in Police Shooting of Walter Scott

Mistrial Declared in Police Shooting of Walter Scott

A South Carolina judge declared a mistrial Monday after a jury deadlocked in the murder trial of a white, former police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist. A panel of one...

Preventing Warehouse Studio Fires in DC Area

Preventing Warehouse Studio Fires in DC Area

Dozens of artists set up studios in the Oakland, California, building, and a lot of the illegal living spaces were piled high with pallet staircases made of wood. Some former residents called it a disaster...