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Monday, Aug 31, 2015 at 11:49 PM EDT

Apps May Substitute for Visits to Doctor

Apps May Substitute for Visits to Doctor

Snap a photo of a mole, acne or rosacea and you could save yourself a doctor's visit. The makers of dozens of smartphone apps say their products can substitute for some in-person visits -- but some local doctors...

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 at 02:47 PM EDT

Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Severe Joint Pain: FDA

Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Severe Joint Pain: FDA

Certain diabetes drugs can cause severe and disabling joint pain, the Food and Drug Administration warned patients on Friday. "The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that the type 2 diabetes...

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 at 12:19 PM EDT

3 Generations Linked by Single Womb After Transplant

3 Generations Linked by Single Womb After Transplant

For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured his mother, uniting three generations. The new mother, who lost her own uterus to cancer in her 20s,...

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 at 08:46 PM EDT

Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Parents and other people who come to visit babies in the newborn intensive care unit are sometimes carrying a potentially deadly germ on their clothing, researchers report. They found respiratory syncytial virus...

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 at 08:54 PM EDT

Former Fairfax Co. Inmate Returns to Jail to Educate

Former Fairfax Co. Inmate Returns to Jail to Educate

A woman locked up in Fairfax County five years ago during a manic episode returns to the jail to help deputies and police officers better handle inmates with mental health issues.

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The Correlation Between Picky Eating, Depression

The Correlation Between Picky Eating, Depression

Dr. Joshua Weiner explains the correlation between picky eating in childhood and depression in adults.

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