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Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 08:51 PM EDT

Woman Joins Walk to End HIV for Her Grandfather

Woman Joins Walk to End HIV for Her Grandfather

This weekend NBC4 and the community will support for the 28th Annual Walk to End HIV. Aimie Krautwurst is walking for her grandfather. News4's Zachary Kiesch has her story.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 05:32 PM EDT

Most Hospitals Can't Handle Ebola: Health Official

Most Hospitals Can't Handle Ebola: Health Official

Texas' top health official said Thursday that most hospitals can't handle Ebola patients and that they should instead be treated at specialized care centers — a break with past federal assertions that nearly any...

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 03:39 PM EDT

Doctor to Give Free Breast Consultations in Light of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Doctor to Give Free Breast Consultations in Light of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

About 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer. However, early detection is a big part of saving lives. Dr. Rondi Walker informs women on what they need to know about breast cancer.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 at 11:39 AM EDT

Packaging Error Prompts Recall of Naproxen Pills

Packaging Error Prompts Recall of Naproxen Pills

A North Carolina company is recalling nearly 12,000 boxes of pain relief tablets sold at Dollar Tree stores because some cartons contain a different medication that could cause allergic reactions.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 at 02:18 AM EDT

New CDC Protocols for Workers Treating Ebola

New CDC Protocols for Workers Treating Ebola

At a forum hosted by WTOP, Dr. Anthony Fauci of the CDC said the guidelines are being finalized.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 at 02:15 AM EDT

Best Ways to Keep Kids' Teeth Healthy

Best Ways to Keep Kids' Teeth Healthy

Three out of four parents say their kids sometimes or frequently forget to brush their teeth, according to a new survey from the Ad Council. Dr. Claudia Cotca offers tips keeping your kids' teeth healthy,...

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