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Good news for the Stafford parents of little Josh Hardy, who's spent almost seven months at St. Jude Children's Resea...
I went to Medifast this morning and weighed in. It's now been 27 weeks and I'm down another 4 pounds. This brings my ...
If you had your morning coffee today and you're sipping another cup, don't freak too badly about it,as long as it'...
Lots of you are sending your kids off to to a rite of passage...summer camp.There are lots of things that can make them sick ...
A new study suggests a link between the use of pesticides and autism.The University of California Davis study found that wome...
If you kids go to a Stafford County high school they've got some good news about their freedom. They will get to test out...
You may have heard of playing classical or soft music for your baby while Mom's still pregnant. Now researchers say you s...
Veterans from Operation Iraq Freedom around the beltway and country want you to email your Senators and representatives in Co...
Do you get your kids vaccinated? Most Fredericksburg area schools require it, but the national debate has heated up and many ...
Do you think of yourself as a cynic? If you do, you might want to work on being more trusting or it could affect how you thin...
Photo courtesy of fredericksburg.comThe eight-year-old from Stafford that has battled cancer and got national attention to ge...
Your middle and high school kids might get a little more freedom to use their cell phones in Stafford schools, but it looks l...
I'm now on week 24 of Medifast Weight Control Center. I weighed in this morning and I'm down another 3.6 pounds. This...
Wives of cops across our region rally together tomorrow to get blood donations.Wives Behind the Badge is co-sponsoring the Bl...
I weighed in yesterday at Medifast! I'm now down 52.2 pounds in just 23 weeks!! Amazing right?? I have less than 20 pound...
First it was the FXBG Happy video that went viral, then the hundred-dollar bills, found in California, with at Hidden Cash wr...
Some young inventors and scientists will be at the White House today when President Barack Obama hosts its annual Science Fai...
Healthy families Virginia will make sure that lowered income local families can keep their kids safe in the car this weekend....
A measure headed to the House could make military families here and around the beltway breathe a little easier.It would give ...
I weighed in at Medifast this morning. After 21 weeks I am now down 48 pounds. I'm so close to 50 pounds. How great is th...
I am still losing weight with Medifast Weight Control Centers! 19 weeks and I'm now down 45.4 pounds!!!! I still have a l...
Another reason to make sure your kids get vaccined. Lots of folks might have been exposed to measles in Loudoun and Fairfax b...
You might be assuming the sniffles, the cough and the aches you have might be allergies or the weather, but it could be more....
Are you looking for a job in the medical field closer to home? McKesson Pharmaceutical is hiring at its Carmel Church distrib...
First it was Google Glass, now the company's new prototype is much smaller, but still for the eyes and will help folks wi...
It's not too late to sign up and raise money to help bring awareness to mental illness across the region.The 7th annual W...
Most of us finish up our morning brushing routine with mouthwash, but that may not be the best thing.Dentists say regular bru...
I went to Medifast Weight Control Centers in Central Park yesterday and I'm excited to share with you in just 17 weeks I ...
Are you a night owl or a morning person? Women and men who'd rather stay up to watch the sun rise are more likely to be r...
How do you feel about Medicaid being expanded in Virginia? Lawmakers in Richmond still can't agree and it's leaving a...
I weighed in at Medifast Weight Control Centers yesterday and after 16 weeks I am now down 39.2 pounds. I'm so close to 4...
If you get ticked off at your mate, a quick candy bar could help keep a little disagreement from getting worse.Some researche...
Even if you're going to the hospital for a routine surgery or an unexpected illness, you could be in danger.The CDC says ...
Little Josh Hardy from has been battling cancer and made national news for a rare infection and a drug in trials, that was fi...
Are you trying to lose some weight, but haven't been successful?How about your workplace. Do you make lots of microwave l...
How old is too old to have some fun? It looks like an 85 year old nursing home patient's family thinks she was a victim o...
The money that will be given to schools and local governments by the state later this year is still up in the air with lawmak...
Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe is the target of a new TV ad by Americans for Prosperity, a tea party nonprofit backed by...
I stopped over at Medifast Weight Control Centers yesterday and weighed in. In 14 weeks, I am now down 35.4 pounds and it'...
Caroline County Supervisors are the latest to pass a resolution urging state lawmakers to reach a deal on the two year state ...
If you've still gotta sign up for insurance at www.healthcare.gov by the 31st, the Fredericksburg ENROLL Virginia office ...
If you're committing to being more healthy and happy, you might want to check out the Healthy Lifestyle Expo at the Frede...
The star of Animal Planet's "My Cat from Hell" will be traveling to Portland, Oregon, to work with the family t...
Urgent Care centers in our region are getting used for alot more than emergencies these days.More folks are just seeing a doc...
If you get scared when you have to get a flu shot, you're not alone.A bull in Texas was apparently in no mood for vaccina...
Americans will spend $60 billion this year on their pets. What are the expensive luxuary items you buy for your pet?
Good news for the Hardy family in Stafford. Aimee Hardy posted on Facebook last night that seven year old Josh's conditio...
Someday a simple blood test could help doctors figure out if an athlete or anyone else has a concussion within hours of it ha...
Do you have brothers and sisters? You might be argue about or just wonder which one of you is smarter.Some new research says ...
The seven year old from Stafford fighting a life threatening virus after a cancer treating bone marrow transplant is stable a...
Put on your platform shoes and bell bottoms and head out to the Spotsy Towne Centre tomorrow for some 70s themed fun and to k...
My latest Medifast update for you in case you haven't heard. In 11 weeks, I am now down 29 pounds and 11 inches! So what ...
Photo courtesy of: fredericksburg.comThe Stafford family of seven year old Josh Hardy was thrilled to hear a drug maker would...
Take a look at your hand. Is there a big difference in the length of your index finger and your ring finger? Researchers stud...
Photo courtesy of www.fredericksburg.comIt looks like our prayers have been answered for the Stafford County family of a seve...
Do you have a military veteran in your life that's been diagnosed with a mental health issue?They might get some unexpect...
We know that you might be more apt to reach for junk food, have a wreck or make bad decisions when you're tired, but appa...
A Stafford County driver's ed teacher raised money to have his beard shaved off over the weekend to raise money for St. J...
This Sunday at 2:00 a.m. is the official start of Daylight Saving Time. So, remeber to turn your clocks ahead one hour.It'...
If you want to get healthy, you might work out or change your diet, but you might or might not approve of this Maryland man&#...
If you'll be driving around the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda or plan to pay a visit there Thu...
Yesterday, I stopped over at Medifast Weight Control Centers to weigh in, talk to my counselor with Betty and pick up my Medi...
If you're ticked off at you husband/wife, boyfriend/girlfriend, kids, friends or even a coworker, you'd better talk a...
Results of new research of more than 500 expectant Moms and then their kids means there is more reason for them to avoid gett...
It's one of the first studies to follow children from grade school to middle school -- and look at the psychological and ...
I went over to Medifast Weight Control Centers in Central Park yesterday and weighed in with my counselor Amber. I've now...
There's a chance to get off the couch and learn about getting healthy this week.The first of three "Get off the couc...
If you have a child or grandchild with a peanut allergy, some new tests could help them down the road.In Britain, experiments...
VIDEO -James Grant, a 24-year-old doctor from New Zealand, not only survived a shark attack, but he also stitched up his own ...
Everyone has foods they love and most of us think we have to give them up to diet, but it isn't true, just modify how and...
One in ten men worldwide are colorblind and fewer women are, but it can still cause problems. Now, special purple tinted glas...
The Muppets are getting makeover. They're getting healthy.Bert and Ernie will jump rope and even the Cookie Monster is cu...
Sometimes kids do the craziest things and this time it can really hurt them.Parents at one Rhode Island middle school have ha...
Yesterday, I stopped by Medifast in Central Park and got weighed. I was down 4.6 pounds. So, in 4 weeks, I've loss a tota...
3 weeks ago, I joined Medifast Weight Control Centers! I checked in at the Central Park location with Amber this morning. I g...
Do you suffer from types 2 diabetes or maybe you're just at risk? You can actually walk your blood sugar down.Doctors say...
If you're trying to lose weight and need a challenge, you might want to think about the Spotsy Regional Medical Center...
Are you trying to lose weight and get healthy? Then start eating your meals at about the same time each day.Researchers compa...
The American Red Cross is again asking all eligible blood and platelet donors to help offset a weather-related shortfall.Some...
Do you have a stressful job? If you do and smoke, don't exercise or drink alcohol regularly you have a greater risk for h...
First the busy holiday season and now extreme cold temperatures are causing problems for the mid-Atlantic and northeast.The A...
The Food and Drug Administration says Star Scientific Inc. is illegally marketing a dietary supplement and a smoking cessatio...
The new year brings with it much promise: new beginnings, resolutions and for some of you waking up today after a little too ...
If you're getting married and need a dress, there's a chance to get a deal and help a good cause.Brides Against Breas...
If you, your kids or your aging parents are on several medications, you might be worried about what could interact badly with...
When you fly over the holidays or for any vecation, you probably worry about missing your plane or crime, but you might NOT t...
The baby giant panda at the National Zoo is getting more rambunctious and is starting to get her teeth, officials say.She is ...
The holiday season is the toughest time for keeping enough blood on hand, so the Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center is spon...
The holidays can be exciting, but also cause stress and make problems worse for folks diagnosed with depression.Even if they ...
There's still a chance to make Christmas special for an older person this year. Home Instead Senior Care's Be a Santa...
If you still don't have health insurance and need to buy it through the on-line exchange, your questions will be answered...
Technology is changing the way we get help at one area hospital.Patients who visit Spotsy Regional Medical Center's ER no...
Technology is changing the way you get help at one area hospital.Patients who visit Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center'...
Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher and former Redskin Rick "Doc" Walker are teaming up to raise awarene...
Butterball apparently has big fat mystery on its hands. Well, more like thin.It doesn't know why some of its turkeys woul...
If you're the parent of a student at Chancellor Elementary in Spotsy, you should have gotten a letter that a student ther...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The University of Virginia Medical Center's CEO says provisions of the federal health care la...
People around here seem to love their pets. In just four hours more than 760 animal were vaccinated at the Spotsylvania fall ...
Not getting routine dental care can cost you thousands down the road, but it's expensive. So Neibauer Dental Care's H...
On this Veterans Day, many vets are still face long waits for their disability claims to be decided.Even though the governmen...
Are you concerned about what looks like a rise in gun violence?Researchers looked at the top grossing thirty films of each ye...
Area veterans can get everything from a free stack of hotcakes at Bob Evans and a bloomin' onion at Outback to a full mea...
If you are off for the holiday on Monday and looking for a way to honor veterans, the annual observance is at Arlington Natio...
An art therapy program used to treat U.S. soldiers with brain injuries from war is expanding to the military hospital at Fort...
Here's a warning for parents. Using electronic devices and social media too much could make your kids fat and tired.The A...
Tomorrow night you can step up for someone you love that's battling lung cancer or that lost their fight.Mary Washington ...
TYSONS CORNER, Va. (AP) - Democrat Terry McAuliffe has been elected Virginia's next governor, defeating Republican Ken Cu...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Republican Ken Cuccinelli says his supporters still sent a message to Washington on the nation's hea...
If you aren't a coffee drinker and rely on Red Bull or another energy drink in the morning and mid-day slumps, you could ...
If you're driving into work groggy this morning, there's a reason.The dark commute, thanks to daylight savings time e...
If you're tired at the end of the day, forgetting some little things can harm your health.Not cleaning makeup off can lea...
Runners and people just wanting to support a good cause are invited to join the Relay for Life of Mary Washington Fight Back ...
If you're trying to lose weight, and lower your cholesterol or blood pressure, try bypassing some tempting processed and ...
It's a good time to check the batteries in your smoke detector and don't forget to fall back before you go to bed tom...
A business called Muster Me is getting 10-grand to start-up in Fredericksburg.Organizers of conferences, weddings and other e...
The government says military veterans make up about 29 percent of the 195,000 new federal workers.That's the highest perc...
Doing logic puzzles like sudoku and crosswords will cause you to burn about 90 calories an hour. And the more challenging the...
If you are chronically late, have a hard time prioritizing and finishing tasks or have a stack of speeding tickets, you could...
There is still time to donate blood at a local American Red Cross, ahead of the holidays.The next area drive is at the Freder...
If you're miserable going into work, you've got lots of company. The bad news is, it might be making you fat, cranky ...
When you prepare to hand our treats for Halloween this week, remember that many kids coming to the front door may have a food...
VIDEO -ObamaCare is a mess that is especially bad for young people. It's causing insurance premiums to skyrocket, people ...
Are you shopping for trick-or-treating candy or wondering what's better or worse for your kids teeth, the list is out.Ins...
Voters seem almost evenly divided in their views of the national health care law.A new poll shows just over half still expect...
Some people enjoy the high feeling they get after a long run or a good workout, but the rest of us might wish there was an ea...
More than 30,000 people showed up at the Pentagon yesterday to run across the Memorial Bridge and around the National Mall fo...
Already, scams in Virginia are turning up related to the www.healthcare.gov healthcare exchange that opened October 1st.The A...
If you have a dog, you've probably bought them a rawhide treat before, but is it healthy?They can prevent dental problems...
Whether you have a chronic condition like high blood pressure or diabetes that needs expensive medication, unexpected illness...
If your dog is constantly scratching and chewing or rubbing its face and ears on the carpet, it could be allergies.A local ve...
VIDEO - Lab rats find Oreos just as addictive as cocaine and they like to eat the middle of the cookies first, according to a...
Do you want your memories erased?In the film 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,' which took place in the not-so-...
If you own a car, you know the pain of taking it to a mechanic, but some expensive break downs could be prevented.Change your...
If you don't have insurance at work and need to sign up through the Virginia exchange at www.healthcare.gov, there is som...
If your hands and feet are constantly cold, you could have a problem with circulation.One of the most common causes in your f...
There will soon be fewer medical options if you live in or near King George County.Gateway Medical Urgent Care center, off St...
If you've tried to go to www.healthcare.gov to sign up for health insurance, you're probably frustrated. The Virginia...
The V-A Secretary is spelling out dire consequences for vets of a long-term government shutdown. About 3.8 million veterans m...
Most of us treat our pets like family, but like our regular doctor visits, vet bills can be expensive.Last year alone we spen...
Women seem to be better at multitasking than men, but you might have heard you should focus on one thing and then move on, bu...
VIDEO -Mom Complains After School Sends Home a Note Saying Her 11 Year Old Daughter is Fat
If you're over the age of 30 and have a family history of diabetes, you should probably be tested.If you are diagnosed wi...
A sleepless night makes us more likely to reach for doughnuts or pizza than leafy green veggies. The brain's region that ...
Some exciting advancements in the search for a vaccine for breast cancer.They're being tested at Walter Reed Medical Cent...
Thousands of federal workers slept in today, not by choice. Democratic Senator Mark Warner is praises Virginia Republican Con...
If you have a habit of sending late night e-mails or are still on your tablet, you could be hurting yourself.Revving up your ...
The partial government shutdown at midnight does not mean that you don't have to enroll in a health plan if you don't...
Are you confused about the new health care law? It looks like many people are.Virginia's new health exchange opens tomorr...
If you sign up for an Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan through the Virginia healthcare exchange that opens next week an...
A new study shows newborn babies really do smell good, especially to new moms.Scientists say newborn baby smells trigger a su...
Thousands of local patients with blood cancers depend on finding donors who can save their life. So, the MWHC Regional Cancer...
The Army plans to tighten its restrictions on soldiers' tattoos.Under a proposed rule change, new recruits would not be a...
You can be good to your heart, help the needy and the community in Fredericksburg this Saturday. The Run for Food 5K starts a...
VIDEO -In a bizarre but beloved sumo ceremony in Japan, infants are coaxed to shed tears in the hope that it will lead to a l...
A patient is reported to have escaped from Snowden Behavioral Health Facility and reported to be mentally unstable. According...
WASHINGTON (AP) - A hospital official says a police officer and two civilians wounded in the Washington Navy Yard shooting ar...
VIDEO -The chief medical officer at a Washington, DC hospital says three patients were brought in with severe gunshot injurie...
Flu shot season is right around the corner and this year you've got little excuse to not get one if you don't like ne...
While you're on the drive or ride into this morning, you might want to be honest with yourself about whether or not you a...
First it was no texting while driving.Now it should be no eating while you're on the phone.More than 85-percent of kids h...
Now that summer is officially over, take time to check out your skin for any damage done by the sun and then do it every mont...
You might get a different type of flu shot this year, depending on your age and risk.This year, some vaccines will offer a li...
If you have to struggle to pay bills, it might make your brain a little slower.A new study finds if you have to juggle things...
How's your tan looking this Labor Day weekend?Some of us more than others have been to the pool or beach this summer, but...
If your favorite sports team loses, you could be more likely to reach for something unhealthy to eat. New research shows fat ...
Regardless of our age, many of us can still fall victim to peer pressure and for women, it's especially true about our we...
Even if we've had an eye exam and the doctor says we don't need glasses, we could still have some other problems.We m...
An effort is underway to keep our kid's lungs healthy in the City of Fredericksburg.You will see signs posted nearby area...
Good news is here for people that need access to cancer treatment across the region.The Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center&...
The upcoming Medicaid expansion, as part of massive healthcare overhaul might sound confusing, but a forum here this week cou...
About 100 people gathered last night at Germanna Community College's Daniel Technology Center to remember its' former...
VIDEO -Researchers have begun an ovarian cancer detection study that relies on dogs' keen sense of smell. The University ...
Some help for the thousands of veterans up and down the beltway with pending claims with the V.A. could be on the way.Local C...
Some help for the thousands of veterans up and down the beltway with pending claims with the V.A. could be on the way.Local C...
Patients at Cardiology Associates of Fredericksburg are getting a better shot at early diagnoses of heart problems.The oldest...
Patients at Cardiology Associates of Fredericksburg are getting a better shot at early diagnoses of heart problems.The oldest...
The dog days of a Virginia summer are still ahead and that will send many of us to a pool to cool off.The Consumer Product Sa...
The Stafford County doctor that faces 95 felony charges for illegally distributing drugs, insurance fraud and many others wil...
Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli says unlike the current governor's broad approach, he would just focus ...
If you have a child with talent for drawing, there's a chance for them to get creative to support a good cause and win a ...
Regardless of our age, we can all be at risk for high blood pressure. If it runs in your family, there is an even greater cha...
You might expect to call ahead for a reservation at your favorite local restaurant, but what about making one to visit the ER...
A longtime Germanna Community College nursing faculty member is appointed as the new Dean of Nursing and Health Technologies....
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Hospital officials say they've treated hundreds of patients, including dozens of children, since a t...
VIDEO -Music therapy using soft sounds and gentle rhythms may help preemies relax, grow and even go home from the hospital so...
VIDEO - The national Transportation Safety Board is recommending the lowering of the blood alcohol level from 0.08 to 0.05. S...
VIDEO -Women with breast cancer now have more surgical options to treat their disease and save more of their breast. New tech...
VIDEO -A Texas science teacher with pancreatic cancer is using her fight against a seemingly impossible foe to help inspire h...
Treat or monitor? It's a difficult decision prostate cancer patients and doctors must make based on how aggressive they t...
Gov. Chris Christie secretly underwent gastric band surgery in February to try to lose weight. He says the procedure is an in...
Want to know your blood pressure, weight, if you have an ear infection or eye problem? Portable medical devices that plug int...
A Stafford County doctor is charged with involuntary manslaughter and faces 94 other charges. 54-year-old Dr. Nibedita Mohant...
It might seem cheaper and more convenient to get medication on-line, but it can be dangerous.Scott Williams with Men's He...
The substance believed to be contained in a letter sent to President Obama is likely ricin.While usually lumped in with biote...
If you get tired of looking for places to get lab work done that are nearby with convenient hour, a new option is on the way....
Britain's Prince Harry is spending most of his week in the U.S. honoring those wounded and killed in war.On Friday, the p...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - More than 100,000 uninsured Virginia residents with drug and alcohol addictions will become eligible for...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration says it will launch a new investigation into foods with added caffeine and...
Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis said Sunday that bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remains in critical condition addi...
Megann Prevatt, an emergency room nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital, describes what it was like treating the wounded fr...
A doctor at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston told reporters that the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing who died ...
A doctor at Boston Medical Center talks about how patients are told limbs will have to be amputated in the wake of the Boston...
Trauma surgeon Dr. Babak Sarani says Boston bombing victims have injuries like soldiers attacked with an IED. He says doctors...
Authorities in Colorado are searching for two men with suspected links to a white supremacist prison gang. Their names came u...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Britain's Prince Harry opened a U.S. visit devoted to the wounded victims of war at the side of one of ...
Scores of actors brought Cinco de Mayo to life by reenacting the historic battle that the holiday celebrates. Cinco de Mayo m...
Former NFL players trying to sue the league over concussion-linked injuries accused the league in court of concealing the eme...
An orthopedic surgeon at D.C.'s George Washington University Hospital says Kevin Ware's leg injury could threaten his...
A group of NY mothers has decided to toss the diapers and potty train their babies. 'Elimination communication' is ga...
Check this video out. It's a chubby wombat who's trying to kill his handler, but no one's taking it seriously
VIDEO -Actress Jennifer Lawrence shows off her toned body in blue body paint as she reprises her role as X-Men's Mystique...
VIDEO -Stars react to Angelina Jolie's mastectomy news; Dr. Dre, Iovine donate $70M for new USC center; Nicole Richie get...
More than just an app, Facebook's latest product is a new skin for Android devices. Bridget Carey explains how Facebook H...
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