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Sunday, Feb 14, 2016 at 10:43 PM EST

Changing Minds: An NBC4 Special Project

Changing Minds: An NBC4 Special Project

For the next year, NBC4 will shine a light on mental health and mental illness by providing education, information and hope.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 08:59 PM EST

Texas Can't Slash Medicaid Funds for Planned Parenthood: Judge

Texas Can't Slash Medicaid Funds for Planned Parenthood: Judge

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can't cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the...

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 06:47 PM EST

Crisis Hotline Reaches More People With Text and Chat

Crisis Hotline Reaches More People With Text and Chat

A Maryland mental health association took its crisis hotline to text and chat to help more people as the way we communicate changes.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 01:58 PM EST

Rise in Premiums Lays Bare 2 Americas on Health Care

Rise in Premiums Lays Bare 2 Americas on Health Care

Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. The subsidized coverage "Obamacare" offers provides protection from life's unpredictable changes and freedom to pursue his...

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 01:28 PM EST

NIH Testing Mosquito Saliva Vaccine as Way to Fight Illness

NIH Testing Mosquito Saliva Vaccine as Way to Fight Illness

Wanted: 60 people willing to be bitten by mosquitoes to test a new kind of vaccine — one that acts against the bugs' saliva. Rather than separate vaccines against Zika or other mosquito-borne diseases, the new...