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Monday, May 8, 2017 at 03:37 PM EDT

Changing Minds: An NBC4 Special Project

Changing Minds: An NBC4 Special Project

NBC4 is shining a light on mental health and mental illness by providing education, information and hope.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 01:44 AM EDT

5 Key Issues to Look for in the Senate Health Care Bill

5 Key Issues to Look for in the Senate Health Care Bill

With Senate Republican leaders expected to release details of their health care bill in a 9:30 a.m. meeting Thursday, NBC News rounded up five big issues that are at the heart of the proposed legislation....

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 08:09 PM EDT

Keep Your Camper Healthy

Keep Your Camper Healthy

Summer means bonfires and fun in the sun. Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Maryland, says make sure you know how to keep your kids healthy out there.

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 06:53 PM EDT

Flu Vaccine Ineffective for People 65 and Older Last Winter

Flu Vaccine Ineffective for People 65 and Older Last Winter

The flu vaccine did a poor job protecting older Americans against the illness last winter, even though the vaccine was well-matched to the flu bugs going around. U.S. health officials on Wednesday released new...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 09:41 PM EDT

Firefighters Face Increased Risk of Depression, Suicide

Firefighters Face Increased Risk of Depression, Suicide

Research suggests firefighters are at increased risk for depression and suicide, and one young man knows it first hand is working to raise awareness and change minds.

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