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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.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 05:01 PM EST

Another Pregnant Woman Positive for Zika After Botched Tests

Another Pregnant Woman Positive for Zika After Botched Tests

Two pregnant women who were told they tested negative for Zika retested positive after D.C. officials found testing was flawed.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 07:14 AM EST

Study Builds Case Linking Autism, Infections During Pregnancy

Study Builds Case Linking Autism, Infections During Pregnancy

Women with active genital herpes infections early in their pregnancy were twice as likely to have a child with autism than women who did not, according to a study released Wednesday. NBC News reported that the...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 08:54 AM EST

Food Fears: Is Sugar Worse Than Tobacco?

Food Fears: Is Sugar Worse Than Tobacco?

Is sugar worse than tobacco? News4's Doreen Gentzler explains why it depends.  

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...