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Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 at 10:05 PM EST

McFly Tries Soldierfit's Veteran-Created Workouts

McFly Tries Soldierfit's Veteran-Created Workouts

Tommy McFly flipped tires and whipped ropes at Soldierfit in Rockville, Maryland, in preparation for the NBC4 Telemundo44 Health and Fitness Expo.

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 06:16 PM EST

Va. Teen Who Lost Foot to Cancer Continues Pursuit of Sports

Va. Teen Who Lost Foot to Cancer Continues Pursuit of Sports

A Virginia teen lost his foot to cancer but found a way to continue to compete in the sports he loves.

Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 at 09:00 AM EST

FDA Halts Routine Food Safety Inspections Amid Shutdown

FDA Halts Routine Food Safety Inspections Amid Shutdown

Routine food inspections aren't getting done because of the partial government shutdown, but checks of the riskiest foods are expected to resume next week, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. The...

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019 at 07:38 PM EST

USDA: Food Stamps Will Be Funded Through February

USDA: Food Stamps Will Be Funded Through February

The Trump administration says benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps, will be funded through February should the government shutdown continue. Agriculture...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 11:29 PM EST

Fierce Fitness: McFly Tries Stair Climbing Workout

Fierce Fitness: McFly Tries Stair Climbing Workout

In the spirit of the NBC4 Telemundo 44 Health and Fitness Expo, Tommy McFly tried the stair climber workout at Pulse Fitness in Northwest D.C.

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 12:34 PM EST

NYC Mayor Guarantees Health Care for All Residents

NYC Mayor Guarantees Health Care for All Residents

New York City will begin guaranteeing comprehensive health care to every single resident regardless of someone's ability to pay or immigration status, an unprecedented plan that will protect the more than...

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019 at 11:37 AM EST

Making Your Own Home-Cleaning Products? Some Pro Tips

Making Your Own Home-Cleaning Products? Some Pro Tips

To reduce waste and avoid unnecessary plastic bottles and chemicals — and to save money — many people are opting to make cleaning products from scratch at home. You can find an abundance of recipes for household...

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019 at 06:45 PM EST

US Cancer Death Rate Hits Major Milestone: 25 Years of Decline

US Cancer Death Rate Hits Major Milestone: 25 Years of Decline

The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It's been falling for at least 25 years, according to a new report. Lower smoking rates are translating into fewer deaths. Advances in early detection and...

Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 06:28 PM EST

Nasal Spray Not as Effective as Flu Shot Among Kids: CDC

Nasal Spray Not as Effective as Flu Shot Among Kids: CDC

Flu season is here, and when it comes to vaccinating yourself and your children, there are two options: the traditional flu shot or the nasal spray. New research from the Centers for Disease Control and...

Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 04:56 PM EST

Cooking 4 You: Beef Mole Power Bites Recipe

Cooking 4 You: Beef Mole Power Bites Recipe

NBC4's Health and Fitness Expo is coming to the Washington Convention Center on January 12 and 13. You can watch cooking demonstrations at the Expo's Cooking 4 You stage. Here is an quick snack recipe that...

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