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Apr 23, 2013

Seasonal Allergies: How To Cope

Seasonal Allergies: How To Cope

Meteorologist Amelia Segal has some tips on how to deal with seasonal allergies.

Mar 21, 2013

Va. to Docs to Tell Patients About Lyme False Negatives

Va. to Docs to Tell Patients About Lyme False Negatives

Virginia will soon become the first state in the nation to require doctors who run lab tests for Lyme disease to inform their patients about so-called false negatives.

Mar 21, 2013

Study: Doctors Not Prescribing Aspirin to Most Heart Patients

Study: Doctors Not Prescribing Aspirin to Most Heart Patients

For years we've known that aspirin can be a first-line defense against a heart attack, but a new study finds that more than half of the patients who would benefit from the over-the-counter pill aren't being...

Feb 26, 2013

Some Acid Reflux Cases Don't Respond to Meds

Some Acid Reflux Cases Don't Respond to Meds

Have heartburn? Most doctors will tell you to take a medication called a proton-pump inhibitor. It's used to reduce the amount of acid in the stomach. But now doctors are finding that one half of reflux...

Feb 25, 2013

Not Enough Evidence Supports Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements

Not Enough Evidence Supports Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements

For years doctors have told women to take vitamin D and calcium supplements to keep their bones strong and healthy, but today the same independent panel of medical experts that came up with those controversial...

Feb 15, 2013
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By David Culver

Virginia Lawmakers Table Tanning Bed Bill

Virginia Lawmakers Table Tanning Bed Bill

Virginia lawmakers tabled a bill Thursday that would keep young teens out of tanning beds.

Feb 13, 2013

Staying Heart Healthy

Staying Heart Healthy

Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Md., shares what women can do to stay heart healthy.">Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Md., shares what women can do to stay heart healthy.

Feb 13, 2013

Gwyneth's Law Goes to Gov. McDonnell

Gwyneth's Law Goes to Gov. McDonnell

A bill to make CPR certification mandatory for high school students passed the Virginia House and Senate, News4 Northern Virginia Bureau's David Culver reports.

Feb 13, 2013

The Vegan Myth?

The Vegan Myth?

Being vegan means consuming no animal products, including dairy, meat and even honey. Advocates say it's an easy way to get healthy and lose weight, but it's not a cure-all. News4's Eun Yang takes a look at what...

Feb 11, 2013

Meet Biggest Loser Michael Dorsey

Meet Biggest Loser Michael Dorsey

We're in the midst of season 14 of the Biggest Loser, and the action is heating up as contestants continue to shed pounds. One of those contestants, Michael Dorsey is from just outside of Baltimore. We recently

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Severe Storms, Floods Possible Friday
Severe Storms, Floods Possible Friday

The entire D.C. area is on track to get hit Friday afternoon and evening with rain that will be heavy at times, and we'll also have the chance for some severe storms.

3 Things to Watch as the Nationals Head to Miami
3 Things to Watch as the Nationals Head to Miami

The Washington Nationals wrapped up their series with the San Francisco Giants by winning the final two contests to take the series. Now, their sights turn back toward their division and the Miami Marlins for a...

Capitals Take 2-1 Lead into Game 4 Against the Hurricanes
Capitals Take 2-1 Lead into Game 4 Against the Hurricanes

The Washington Capitals visit the Carolina Hurricanes in the Eastern Conference first round with a 2-1 lead in the series.

Last Living Member of First Navy SEAL Team Turns 94
Last Living Member of First Navy SEAL Team Turns 94

The oldest surviving member of the original Navy SEALs team celebrated his 94th birthday Thursday.

What's Next? Mueller Drops Obstruction Dilemma on Congress
What's Next? Mueller Drops Obstruction Dilemma on Congress

It's now up to Congress to decide what to do with special counsel Robert Mueller's findings about President Donald Trump. While the special counsel declined to prosecute Trump on obstruction of justice, he did...

McAuliffe Steps in to Campaign for Va. Dems After Scandals
McAuliffe Steps in to Campaign for Va. Dems After Scandals

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says his heart is in the commonwealth, which is why he’s not running for president.