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Thursday, Nov 15, 2012

How Do Your Children Grow?

How Do Your Children Grow?

Most children grow fast at that age, but these days it seems kids are growing faster than ever.

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012

"The Biggest Loser" Study

"The Biggest Loser" Study

NIH scientists investigate whether real people can lose weight like a "Biggest Loser" contestant. News4's Doreen Gentzler reports.

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012

Child Growth Rate

Child Growth Rate

Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Md., answers some questions about child growth.

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012

One-Woman, Full-Service Health Clinic

One-Woman, Full-Service Health Clinic

Jaki Bradley is trying to solve her community's health problems one patient at a time. She opened a health clinic in the basement of a southeast D.C. church. News4's Doreen Gentzler reports.

Monday, Oct 22, 2012

Yoga Benefits People of All Ages

Yoga Benefits People of All Ages

Kim Weeks of Boundless Yoga, on how yoga can benefit people of all ages.

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012

When and How to Use Drug Store Clinics, Urgent Care Clinics and Medispas

When and How to Use Drug Store Clinics, Urgent Care Clinics and Medispas

Busy parents don't always have time to get to the doctor's office. Many people use drug store clinics, urgent care clinics or medi-spas for medical treatment and advice, but when should you use those...

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012

Lung Cancer in a 14-Year-Old?

Lung Cancer in a 14-Year-Old?

After battling a cold that wouldn't go away, a Maryland teen learns she has lung cancer.

Monday, Oct 15, 2012

The Benefits of Yoga for Pregnant Women

The Benefits of Yoga for Pregnant Women

Kim Weeks of Boundless Yoga and Leah Markowitz discuss and demonstrate the benefits yoga can have for pregnant women. It helps them breathe and relax, which can help with the physical demands of pregnancy.

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012

What's Your Workout? Fit for Office

What's Your Workout? Fit for Office

The latest fitness class helps you take your passion for politics and put it into your workout.

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012

How Dogs Keep You Healthy

How Dogs Keep You Healthy

Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Md., on how dogs can benefit your health.

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Clear the Shelters: 1,000+ Local Pets Find Homes

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NBC owned stations and Telemundo stations teamed up with dozens of animal shelters across the D.C. area -- and across the country -- for the second annual Clear the Shelters event Saturday.

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Two Hurt in Shooting Involving DC Police Officer, Police Say

Two people were hurt Saturday evening in a shooting involving an off-duty D.C. police officer, police confirmed.

45K Pets Find Homes Through Clear the Shelters

45K Pets Find Homes Through Clear the Shelters

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Adopting a Pet Won't Change Your Lifestyle or Break the Bank

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Mother of Ambassador Stevens Asks GOP to Not Use Name

The mother of the U.S. ambassador killed in the 2012 attack in Benghazi has asked that Donald Trump and the Republican Party stop the "opportunistic and cynical" use of her son's name and death. Christopher...

Museums to Reopen on National Mall After Power Outage

Museums to Reopen on National Mall After Power Outage

Several museums on or near the National Mall will reopen Sunday after a power outage led them to close early Friday and stay closed Saturday.