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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 10:31 AM EST

Face Transplant Links Men Touched by Tragedy

Face Transplant Links Men Touched by Tragedy

The first face transplant performed at Mayo Clinic is providing a man from Wyoming a second chance at a normal life after he was disfigured by a gunshot in a suicide attempt a decade ago. He now has the face of...

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 09:01 AM EST

Food Fears: Should You Be Gluten Free?

Food Fears: Should You Be Gluten Free?

Gluten free diets -- hype or healthy? The number of Americans who were gluten free tripled from 2009 to 2014. But does being gluten free help in the long run? News4's Doreen Gentzler has more. 

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 07:32 PM EST

Teen Suicide Attempts Fell as Same-Sex Marriage Became Legal

Teen Suicide Attempts Fell as Same-Sex Marriage Became Legal

Teen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal, and the biggest impact was among gay, lesbian and bisexual kids, a study found.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 03:52 PM EST

Drugs Vanish at Some VA Hospitals: AP

Drugs Vanish at Some VA Hospitals: AP

Federal authorities are stepping up investigations at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers due to a sharp increase in opioid theft, missing prescriptions or unauthorized drug use by VA employees since...