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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 01:58 PM EST

Rise in Premiums Lays Bare 2 Americas on Health Care

Rise in Premiums Lays Bare 2 Americas on Health Care

Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. The subsidized coverage "Obamacare" offers provides protection from life's unpredictable changes and freedom to pursue his...

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 01:28 PM EST

NIH Testing Mosquito Saliva Vaccine as Way to Fight Illness

NIH Testing Mosquito Saliva Vaccine as Way to Fight Illness

Wanted: 60 people willing to be bitten by mosquitoes to test a new kind of vaccine — one that acts against the bugs' saliva. Rather than separate vaccines against Zika or other mosquito-borne diseases, the new...

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.