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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, Oct 19, 2017 at 10:30 PM EDT

Doreen Gentzler Honored for Changing Minds Campaign

Doreen Gentzler Honored for Changing Minds Campaign

The non-profit EveryMind organization recognized Doreen Gentzler for her passion and commitment to lowering the stigma around mental health issues.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 08:51 PM EDT

Bipartisan Plan to Curb Health Premiums Gets Strong Support

Bipartisan Plan to Curb Health Premiums Gets Strong Support

A bipartisan proposal to calm churning health insurance markets gained momentum Thursday when enough lawmakers rallied behind it to give it potentially unstoppable Senate support. As the measure's prospects...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 08:45 PM EDT

Judge Orders Government to Allow Abortion for Immigrant Teen

Judge Orders Government to Allow Abortion for Immigrant Teen

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the government to allow a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant, who was detained after entering the country illegally, to undergo an abortion. After a brief hearing that included...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 09:12 AM EDT

Ultra-Personal Therapy: Gene Tumor Boards Guide Cancer Care

Ultra-Personal Therapy: Gene Tumor Boards Guide Cancer Care

Doctors were just guessing a decade ago when they gave Alison Cairnes' husband a new drug they hoped would shrink his lung tumors. Now she takes it too, but the choice was no guesswork. Sophisticated gene tests...

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