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Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 at 09:45 PM EST

Students Walk Out of Class Over TB Concerns

Students Walk Out of Class Over TB Concerns

Tuberculosis concerns at a Prince George's County high school prompted some parents to pull their children out of class Thursday while health officials tried to calm their fears.

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 at 06:05 PM EST

CDC Investigates Potential Cluster Suicides in Fairfax Co.

CDC Investigates Potential Cluster Suicides in Fairfax Co.

The tragic deaths of three girls in Fairfax County prompted federal health officials to get involved. Doreen Gentzler reports.

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 at 05:35 PM EST

1 Year Later: Deeds Tragedy Could Transform Mental Health Care

1 Year Later: Deeds Tragedy Could Transform Mental Health Care

It's been a year since Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds lost his only son following a devastating attack that not only changed the state senator's physical appearance, but also his mission in life.

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 at 04:30 PM EST

Sleep to Improve Exercise Performance

Sleep to Improve Exercise Performance

Dr. Joshua Weiner has more on a new study that suggests sleep could possibly allow you to run faster, longer and further.

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 at 05:27 PM EST

Virginia's Changing Mental Health Laws

Virginia's Changing Mental Health Laws

State Sen. Creigh Deeds' son attacked Deeds and then took his own life. A year later, Deeds is leading the way to transform the ways Virginia can help those with mental illness.

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 at 05:08 PM EST

Afterlife Advocacy: New Brittany Maynard Video Calls For Action

Afterlife Advocacy: New Brittany Maynard Video Calls For Action

Right-to-die advocates released a video Wednesday on what would have been Brittany Maynard's 30th birthday, in which the late newlywed urges Americans to join a grassroots campaign to pass death-with-dignity...

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