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Sunday, Feb 14, 2016 at 10:43 PM EST

Changing Minds: An NBC4 Special Project

Changing Minds: An NBC4 Special Project

For the next year, NBC4 will shine a light on mental health and mental illness by providing education, information and hope.

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 07:36 AM EDT

DEA Offering Disposal of Unused, Unwanted Prescription Pills

DEA Offering Disposal of Unused, Unwanted Prescription Pills

The Drug Enforcement Administration will provide the opportunity for the safe disposal of expired, unused or unwanted prescriptions pills or patches on Saturday. Scores of locations across the country are...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 07:28 AM EDT

Wait for Calorie Count on Burgers, Pizza May Get Longer

Wait for Calorie Count on Burgers, Pizza May Get Longer

Consumers hoping to consistently find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait — again. New government rules to help people find out how many calories are in their restaurant meals...

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 06:35 PM EDT

AI Predicts Heart Attacks Better Than Doctors: Study

AI Predicts Heart Attacks Better Than Doctors: Study

New research suggests that artificial intelligence may be better at determining which patients are at high risk for a heart attack than their doctor, NBC News reported. AI computer programs developed at the...

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 01:33 PM EDT

Utah Rep. Chaffetz Gives Transparent Reason for Leave

Utah Rep. Chaffetz Gives Transparent Reason for Leave

Republican lawmaker Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz revealed internal hardware that has been holding his foot together for the last 12 years on his Instagram account. Recently Chaffetz announced he would be taking...

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