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Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 05:28 PM EDT

Lymphoma Survivor Discusses Road to Recovery

Lymphoma Survivor Discusses Road to Recovery

Bowie, Maryland resident Chartese Burnett fought and survived non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, the same type of cancer with which Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan was diagnosed. "It is absolutely not a death sentence," Dr....

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 06:52 PM EDT

Understanding the Supreme Court's ACA Ruling

Understanding the Supreme Court's ACA Ruling

NBC News Political Editor Carrie Dann speaks with Eun Yang about the importance of the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act for the second time.

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 05:16 PM EDT

What Is Synthetic Marijuana and Why Is It Gaining Popularity?

What Is Synthetic Marijuana and Why Is It Gaining Popularity?

Synthetic marijuana has played a role in multiple accidents and crimes in the past several weeks: a woman stabbed her boyfriend, a homeless shelter experienced a mass overdose, and Mayor Muriel Bowser wants...

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 at 07:43 PM EDT

Laundry Pods Pose Dangers for Kids

Laundry Pods Pose Dangers for Kids

Industry changes are underway to make laundry pods pose less danger to children. Poison control centers have received about 32,000 calls since 2012 regarding the products. The industry is set to vote on...

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 at 07:11 PM EDT

Healthy Food Bus to Feed Prince William Co. Kids

Healthy Food Bus to Feed Prince William Co. Kids

A new partnership between the Capital Area Food Bank and Shoppers Food Warehouse delivers meals to kids in need in Prince William County.

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 at 12:40 PM EDT

What to Know About the Uptick in Drug ODs

What to Know About the Uptick in Drug ODs

Dr. Joshua Weiner discusses the increase in drug overdoses, as well as treatments available.

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