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Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 11:55 AM EDT

News 4 Your Health: New Moms and Hammocks

News 4 Your Health: New Moms and Hammocks

Doctors may not be telling new moms everything they need to know about their babies, and hammocks can be dangerous for children. News4's Barbara Harrison and Aaron Gilchrist report.

Saturday, Jul 25, 2015 at 10:00 AM EDT

Curing Cancer: A News4 Special Report

Curing Cancer: A News4 Special Report

More information about the treatments and issues that we covered in our News4 special report, "Curing Cancer," hosted by Doreen Gentzler.

Thursday, Jul 23, 2015 at 09:13 PM EDT

Jail Diversion for Mentally Ill Gives Fairfax Co. Inmates' Families Hope

Jail Diversion for Mentally Ill Gives Fairfax Co. Inmates' Families Hope

A push to change how Fairfax County handles mentally ill people could keep some offenders out of jail and get them into treatment. In a four-part series, Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports how a...

Thursday, Jul 23, 2015 at 10:07 PM EDT

Changes Could Be Ahead for Mentally Ill Offenders in Fairfax Co.

Changes Could Be Ahead for Mentally Ill Offenders in Fairfax Co.

Local leaders in Fairfax County will start pushing for new ways to handle mentally ill offenders. The push comes after what they saw on a recent trip to Texas. Only News4 was invited to attend.

Friday, Jul 24, 2015 at 10:02 AM EDT

Hogan 'Feeling Strong' After 2nd Round of Chemo

Hogan 'Feeling Strong' After 2nd Round of Chemo

The governor says he's getting some work done from the hospital and posted a photo that shows him talking on a cellphone with papers spread in front of him on a table.

Thursday, Jul 23, 2015 at 09:21 PM EDT

Fairfax Co. Reevaluating How to Handle Mentally Ill Inmates

Fairfax Co. Reevaluating How to Handle Mentally Ill Inmates

After the in-custody death of Natasha McKenna in January, Fairfax County officials are reevaluating how to house and treat mentally ill offenders. For this four-part series, News4's Julie Carey traveled to Texas...

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