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Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 10:59 AM EDT

Surgery Successfully Cures Epileptic Patients

Surgery Successfully Cures Epileptic Patients

Doctors in Houston, Texas, are using a new procedure to eliminate seizures in many epilepsy patients. KPRC's Haley Hernandez reports.

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 06:49 PM EDT

Stay Safe in Extreme Heat

Stay Safe in Extreme Heat

Gearing up for the extreme heat expected to hit the D.C. area over the weekend, News4's Wendy Rieger spoke with Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Maryland, about...

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 10:42 AM EDT

Helping Teens With Autism Learn to Drive

Helping Teens With Autism Learn to Drive

Researchers are working on ways to help autistic teens learn to drive. NBC's Erika Edwards reports.

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 01:01 PM EDT

Zika Mystery: Caregiver Gets Virus From Man Who Died

Zika Mystery: Caregiver Gets Virus From Man Who Died

A Utah man who became the first person in the continental U.S. to die after being infected with the Zika virus passed it to a caregiver, creating a medical mystery about how it spread between them, health...

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 07:20 AM EDT

Talking to Your Children About Violence

Talking to Your Children About Violence

In the past two weeks, there have been four deadly shootings that have captured national media attention. It may be hard to process all that's happening, and it can really be difficult to talk to your children...

Friday, Jul 15, 2016 at 08:00 PM EDT

Which Medical Websites Are Legit?

Which Medical Websites Are Legit?

News4's Doreen Gentzler shares some medical websites you can trust.