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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.

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 01:11 PM EDT

Medical Groups Hate the 'Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

Medical Groups Hate the 'Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

Both versions of the Republican plan to fix the American health care system would make things worse, not better, according to groups that represent a variety of physicians. NBC News reported that pediatrician...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 10:27 AM EDT

Often-Undiscovered Hole in the Heart Can Lead to Stroke

Often-Undiscovered Hole in the Heart Can Lead to Stroke

Everyone is born with a whole in their heart which closes for most, but for some people, it doesn’t, and they may not know it until it causes major problems.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 05:54 PM EDT

How Senate Health Bill Compares to House Bill, 'Obamacare'

How Senate Health Bill Compares to House Bill, 'Obamacare'

The Senate Republican health care bill would guarantee immediate assistance for insurance markets that are struggling in many states. Yet overall it would do the same thing as its House counterpart: less federal...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 12:40 PM EDT

Hummus Sold At Wal-Mart, Target Recalled for Listeria Risk

Hummus Sold At Wal-Mart, Target Recalled for Listeria Risk

A brand of pine nut hummus sold at major retailers including Wal-Mart and Target has been recalled by its manufacturer because it may be contaminated with listeria. House of Thaller, which is based in...

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