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Friday, Jan 23, 2015 at 11:24 AM EST

Researchers identify genetic cause of Sturge-Weber syndrome

Researchers identify genetic cause of Sturge-Weber syndrome

Researchers identify genetic cause of Sturge-Weber syndrome, often associated with facial birthmarks, which means new trials and new hope for sufferers.

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 at 11:51 PM EST

Egg-Freezing Gains Popularity in DC-Area

Egg-Freezing Gains Popularity in DC-Area

News4's Doreen Gentzler explains why some women are opting to get their eggs surgically removed during their reproductive years and preserving them to use later on. Fertility experts say it's growing faster here...

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 at 01:52 PM EST

Medical Marijuana Bills Proposed in Va. General Assembly

Medical Marijuana Bills Proposed in Va. General Assembly

Virginia's General Assembly will consider three medical marijuana bills.

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 at 08:58 AM EST

E-Cigs May Be More Toxic Than Real Cigarettes: Study

E-Cigs May Be More Toxic Than Real Cigarettes: Study

A new study suggests that formaldehyde levels in e-cigarettes may be five to 15 times higher than in regular cigarettes, NBC News reported.

Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 at 01:38 PM EST

Women Choosing Mastectomies More Often: Study

Women Choosing Mastectomies More Often: Study

A new study says more American woman diagnosed with early breast cancer are now choosing to have mastectomies.

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 at 08:24 AM EST

New USDA Standards Follow Salmonella Outbreak

New USDA Standards Follow Salmonella Outbreak

Standards proposed Wednesday by the Agriculture Department aim to reduce rates of salmonella and campylobacter, another pathogen that can cause symptoms similar to salmonella, in chicken parts, ground chicken...

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