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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...

Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 10:00 AM EST

Cooking 4 You: Matchbox Bistro Chicken and Kale Bowl Recipe

Cooking 4 You: Matchbox Bistro Chicken and Kale Bowl 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 a healthy and delicious...

Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 09:24 AM EST

Cooking 4 You: Healthy One Pot Cooking Recipe

Cooking 4 You: Healthy One Pot Cooking 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 easy Asian style one pot...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 07:22 PM EST

Getting the Most Out of Your Next Doctor's Appointment

Getting the Most Out of Your Next Doctor's Appointment

No matter how busy your life is, one thing you don't want to rush is the time you have with your doctors. Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan has some easy tips to help you get the most out of your next appointment.

Friday, Jan 4, 2019 at 06:09 AM EST

States Grapple With Setting Limits On Weed Use Behind Wheel

States Grapple With Setting Limits On Weed Use Behind Wheel

It used to be the stuff of stoner comedies and “Just Say No” campaigns. Today, marijuana is becoming mainstream as voters across the country approve ballot questions for legalization or medical use. In...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 02:46 PM EST

Phone Apps Could Monitor Depression, Mental Health in Teens

Phone Apps Could Monitor Depression, Mental Health in Teens

Rising suicide rates and depression in U.S. teens and young adults have prompted researchers to ask a provocative question: Could the same devices that some people blame for contributing to tech-age angst...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 11:13 AM EST

More Blood Pressure Meds Recalled Over Cancer Concerns

More Blood Pressure Meds Recalled Over Cancer Concerns

Another drugmaker is recalling a medication used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure over concerns that tablets could be contaminated with a cancer-causing agent. Drug maker Aurobindo Pharma USA...

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019 at 07:46 PM EST

How to Get Enough Nutrients on Vegetarian or Vegan Diet

How to Get Enough Nutrients on Vegetarian or Vegan Diet

Going vegetarian may have several health benefits, but as Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan explains, you may need to take extra care to get the nutrients you need.

Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 at 11:17 AM EST

NBC4 Telemundo 44 Health and Fitness Expo: What to Know

NBC4 Telemundo 44 Health and Fitness Expo: What to Know

NBC4 Telemundo 44 Health and Fitness Expo: Everything You Need to Know

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