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Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015 at 07:54 PM EDT

Parkinson's Treatment Showing Incredible Results

Parkinson's Treatment Showing Incredible Results

An experimental treatment for Parkinson's disease is showing incredible results and could help restore the quality of life for millions of people, doctors say. Doreen Gentzler reports.

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015 at 04:45 PM EDT

10-15 Percent of Teens Struggle With Sleep Disorder

10-15 Percent of Teens Struggle With Sleep Disorder

Dr. Josh Weiner discusses Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome, a sleep disorder in which circadian rhythms cause people to fall asleep much later -- and therefore, they want to wake up much later, too.

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015 at 07:34 AM EDT

7 Dead From Legionnaires' Disease at Ill. Veterans Home

7 Dead From Legionnaires' Disease at Ill. Veterans Home

The death toll from a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a western Illinois veterans home has climbed to seven, and the state's public health director has warned that more fatalities could occur. The Illinois...

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015 at 11:19 AM EDT

Doctors Perform Strange Operation to Save Man's Hand

Doctors Perform Strange Operation to Save Man's Hand

Casey Reyes struggled for a way to explain the "sci-fi" surgery doctors were proposing to save her 87-year-old grandfather's badly burned hand. "They're gonna put your hand inside your stomach, kind of like...

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015 at 05:17 AM EDT

VA Planning to Open Clinic in Montgomery Co.

VA Planning to Open Clinic in Montgomery Co.

Maryland elected officials say the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is considering opening an outpatient clinic in Montgomery County.

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 at 11:49 PM EDT

Apps May Substitute for Visits to Doctor

Apps May Substitute for Visits to Doctor

Snap a photo of a mole, acne or rosacea and you could save yourself a doctor's visit. The makers of dozens of smartphone apps say their products can substitute for some in-person visits -- but some local doctors...

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