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Friday, Dec 9, 2016 at 06:47 PM EST

Conjoined Twins Separated After 17-Hour Surgery in California

Conjoined Twins Separated After 17-Hour Surgery in California

Erika and Eva Sandoval will be able to share the uncanny connection twins are said to have, but a grueling 17-hour surgery has ensured that they can soon do that safely. The 2-year-old twins from Antelope,...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 10:28 PM EST

Bristol-Meyers Squibb to Pay $19.5M Over Abilify Marketing

Bristol-Meyers Squibb to Pay $19.5M Over Abilify Marketing

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. will pay $19.5 million to settle allegations that it promoted the anti-psychotic drug Abilify for unapproved uses and misled doctors about its dangers, it was announced Thursday. Calif...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 08:04 PM EST

Newly Approved Procedure Could Help You Read Without Glasses

Newly Approved Procedure Could Help You Read Without Glasses

Dr. Mark Whitten is the first in the D.C. area to perform the new "raindrop" surgery.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 11:42 AM EST

20 Tips to Cope When It's Ridiculously Cold

20 Tips to Cope When It's Ridiculously Cold

Remember those two terrible words "polar vortex"? Well, brace yourself: The first arctic blast of the season will send temperatures plummeting in the D.C. area Friday.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 09:13 AM EST

Teen Vaping Is Public Health Threat, Surgeon General Says

Teen Vaping Is Public Health Threat, Surgeon General Says

The U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth. In a report being released Thursday, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy acknowledged a need for more research...