• Federal Drug Administration to issue guidelines on lowering sodium levels in food

    6/17/14 5:15 AM

    Food companies and restaurants could soon face government pressure to make their foods less salty - a long-awaited federal effort to try to prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart disease and stroke.

  • New guidelines for high blood pressure

    12/18/13 10:25 AM

    Many older adults with high blood pressure can be treated less aggressively, which could mean taking fewer pills to get it under control, according to new treatment guidelines from an expert panel.

  • New obesity guidelines

    11/14/13 9:02 AM

    Next time you go for a checkup, don't be surprised if your doctor gets on your case about your weight. The medical profession has issued new guidelines for fighting the nation's obesity epidemic.

  • Inauguration Day Guide 2013

    1/18/13 10:16 AM Comment

    Ceremonies, parades and galas - it's almost Inauguration Day in D.C.! And if you're planning to attend any of the day's events, be sure to check out ABC7's rundown of all the important happenings.


  • New Va. teacher-evaluation guidelines approved

    4/28/11 10:34 AM Comment

    The Virginia Board of Education has approved a set of revised guidelines that school divisions can use to evaluate teacher performance.