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Monday, May 8, 2017 at 03:37 PM EDT

Changing Minds: An NBC4 Special Project

Changing Minds: An NBC4 Special Project

NBC4 is shining a light on mental health and mental illness by providing education, information and hope.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 01:25 PM EDT

Food Safety Tips for Your Summer Picnic

Food Safety Tips for Your Summer Picnic

Whether you’re packing for a beach picnic or attending a family reunion, foodborne illnesses are always a risk during the summer. Dr. Taylor Wallace shares some ways to keep your food safe, as well as...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 06:29 PM EDT

Zika Tests Improve: FDA

Zika Tests Improve: FDA

More than 5,600 expectant women in the U.S. and U.S. territories have Zika virus, which is most dangerous during pregnancy. Some tests administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 05:26 PM EDT

How to Identify Heat Stroke

How to Identify Heat Stroke

With summer here, it's important to know the dangers of high temperatures. Heat stroke can be dangerous. Here are some ways you can identify heat stroke and what you should do when you see some of its symptoms.

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 07:08 PM EDT

List of Locations Measles Patient Visited

List of Locations Measles Patient Visited

Health officials are warning residents in D.C. and Prince George's County, Maryland, after someone was hospitalized with measles. And they've updated their list of locations where the person visited.

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