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Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 11:08 PM EDT

NIH Doctor on Dallas Ebola Patient

NIH Doctor on Dallas Ebola Patient

News4's Doreen Gentzler spoke with NIH Director of Allergy and Infection Diseases Anthony S. Fauci about a man's Ebola diagnosis in Dallas and what it means for the virus in the U.S.

16 minutes ago

1st U.S. Ebola Case: 5 Things to Know

1st U.S. Ebola Case: 5 Things to Know

Health officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States -- a man isolated in intensive care at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in

16 minutes ago

What You Need to Know: How the Ebola Virus Is Spread

What You Need to Know: How the Ebola Virus Is Spread

The first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States immediately sparked concerns about who may have been exposed, and helped shed light on how the potentially deadly virus is, and isn't, spread. Ebola can

50 minutes ago

Ebola Vaccine Makers' Shares Rise After 1st U.S. Case

Ebola Vaccine Makers' Shares Rise After 1st U.S. Case

Shares of some companies that are studying potential vaccines for Ebola climbed after federal officials announced that the first case of the disease has been diagnosed in the

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 04:26 AM EDT

Boy Losing His Sight Travels to See Northern Lights

Boy Losing His Sight Travels to See Northern Lights

Young boy travels to Alaska to view Northern Lights and nature before he goes blind. Blake Essig reports.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 08:32 AM EDT

Viagra Ads Target Women for 1st Time

Viagra Ads Target Women for 1st Time

The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition: women.

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The latest health news for the Washington area, from cutting-edge research, to the simplest ways to keep your family healthy, to reports from News4’s Doreen Gentzler.

In her award-winning News 4 Your Health segments, Doreen has brought viewers into hospital operating rooms, profiled medical breakthroughs, and has shown the latest technology helping to save lives.

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