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Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 02:45 PM EDT

Best Treatment Options for Mental Illness

Best Treatment Options for Mental Illness

Dr. Joshua Weiner shares the best treatment options for those with mental illness.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 12:44 PM EDT

Dallas Ambulance Crew Who Brought Ebola Patient to Hospital Is Quarantined

Dallas Ambulance Crew Who Brought Ebola Patient to Hospital Is Quarantined

The Dallas Fire-Rescue ambulance crew who transported the man infected with Ebola to the hospital has been quarantined, according to the City of Dallas. The number of people in the DFR crew being...

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 10:32 AM EDT

Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect in Md.

Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect in Md.

Marijuana has been decriminalized in Maryland -- but that doesn't mean it's been legalized. Read on for more.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 01:32 PM EDT

Risks of Procedures at Medispas

Risks of Procedures at Medispas

Dr. Cheryl Burgess talks the dangers of doctors not being present during procedures performed at medispas. These medical procedures include plumping thin lips, softening wrinkles, and enhancing shallow...

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 02:02 PM EDT

Breast Cancer Survivor Wants to Protect Others

Breast Cancer Survivor Wants to Protect Others

Breast cancer survivor Maimah Karmo shares her personal battle with the disease after being diagnosed in her early 30s. After treatment, she created the Tiger Lily Foundation to help even young women remember to...

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 12:08 PM EDT

CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case: "We Will Stop It Here"

CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case: "We Will Stop It Here"

The first case of the Ebola virus diagnosed in the United States has been confirmed in Dallas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Tuesday. A spokesperson for Texas Health Presbyterian...

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