Healthy You - NBC4 Washington
Tuesday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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...

Tuesday, 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...

Monday, 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...

Friday, Feb 15, 2013
|
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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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...

Monday, 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

Top Stories
'Shame': Protesters Disrupt DHS Secretary's Restaurant Visit
'Shame': Protesters Disrupt DHS Secretary's Restaurant Visit

Protesters disrupted Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's meal at a Mexican restaurant in Washington, D.C. while chanting "shame" and "no human being is illegal."

The High Cost of 'Tent Cities' for Migrant Kids
The High Cost of 'Tent Cities' for Migrant Kids

It costs $775 per person per night to hold migrant children separated from their parents in new "tent cities," an official at the Department of Health and Human Services told NBC News. The urgency of bringing...

Join the Fight to End Senior Hunger
Join the Fight to End Senior Hunger

Register your corporate team for AARP Foundation's Summer of Service to Seniors℠ Meal Pack Challenge this September 11 and help bring 1 million meals to struggling D.C. seniors

Youngest Migrants Being Held in 'Tender Age' Shelters
Youngest Migrants Being Held in 'Tender Age' Shelters

Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three "tender age" shelters in South Texas, The...

DC Voters Pass Measure to Raise Tipped Workers' Minimum Wage
DC Voters Pass Measure to Raise Tipped Workers' Minimum Wage

D.C. voters passed a measure to gradually raise the minimum wage for tipped workers to match the minimum wage for non-tipped workers.

Bowser, Norton, Other Incumbents Win D.C. Primaries
Bowser, Norton, Other Incumbents Win D.C. Primaries

D.C. voters made their picks in Council and other contests Tuesday and decided whether to gradually get rid of the alternate minimum wage for tipped workers.