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Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 09:10 AM EDT

Brittany Maynard's Widower in DC to Push for New Law

Brittany Maynard's Widower in DC to Push for New Law

The D.C. Council is considering the legislation that would allow patients with 6 months or less to live to request lethal medication from their doctors.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 06:46 AM EDT

Blue Bell Issues Ice Cream Recall

Blue Bell Issues Ice Cream Recall

Blue Bell Creamery has issued a voluntary recall on some of its ice cream products. The selected recalled products were produced in its Sylacauga, Alabama, plant because they were made with a chocolate chip...

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 01:54 PM EDT

Dr. Jackie Gives Advice for How to Cope With Fall Allergies

Dr. Jackie Gives Advice for How to Cope With Fall Allergies

Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Maryland, discusses with Pat Lawson Muse the best way to cope with fall allergies.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 01:52 PM EDT

Tour Sibley Hospital's New State-of-the-Art Patient Tower

Tour Sibley Hospital's New State-of-the-Art Patient Tower

After several years of construction, the opening of Sibley Hospital's new state-of-the-art patient tower in upper northwest D.C. is just days away. News4 got a preview Wednesday. Doreen Gentzler reports.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 05:49 PM EDT

Mylan CEO Defends EpiPen Cost to Angry Lawmakers

Mylan CEO Defends EpiPen Cost to Angry Lawmakers

Outraged Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday grilled the head of pharmaceutical company Mylan about the significant cost increase of its life-saving EpiPens and the profits for a company with sales...

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 06:06 PM EDT

Drug-Resistant Superbugs a 'Fundamental Threat': WHO

Drug-Resistant Superbugs a 'Fundamental Threat': WHO

While antibiotics were once hailed as miracle drugs, they've been abused and overused so much that they are now often useless against fast-evolving bacteria. And that bacterial evolution is far outpacing humans’...