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Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 at 05:27 PM EST

Virginia's Changing Mental Health Laws

Virginia's Changing Mental Health Laws

State Sen. Creigh Deeds' son attacked Deeds and then took his own life. A year later, Deeds is leading the way to transform the ways Virginia can help those with mental illness.

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 at 05:08 PM EST

Afterlife Advocacy: New Brittany Maynard Video Calls For Action

Afterlife Advocacy: New Brittany Maynard Video Calls For Action

Right-to-die advocates released a video Wednesday on what would have been Brittany Maynard's 30th birthday, in which the late newlywed urges Americans to join a grassroots campaign to pass death-with-dignity...

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 at 06:21 PM EST

CDC Shelves Controversial Workplace Obesity Website

CDC Shelves Controversial Workplace Obesity Website

The CDC has taken down a much-criticized website that offered an "obesity cost calculator" to help American employers tally financial losses linked to overweight employees, an agency spokeswoman said Tuesday.

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 at 05:23 PM EST

New Advances That Minimizes Cellulite

New Advances That Minimizes Cellulite

Dr. Cheryl Burgess shares two new advances that will help sculpt the body and get rid of unwanted cellulite.

Monday, Nov 17, 2014 at 08:08 PM EST

How Maryland Surgeon Was Treated for Ebola

How Maryland Surgeon Was Treated for Ebola

Doreen Gentzler explains why Dr. Martin Salia didn't survive Ebola.

Monday, Nov 17, 2014 at 01:55 PM EST

When Holiday Blues Are More Than Just "Blues"

When Holiday Blues Are More Than Just "Blues"

As a part of our Changing Minds campaign, Dr. Joshua Weiner discusses the signs and symptoms of depression.

Monday, Nov 17, 2014 at 02:32 PM EST

Is the Affordable Care Act Working?

Is the Affordable Care Act Working?

NBC political writer Carrie Dann says the answer depends on whom you're asking.

Monday, Nov 17, 2014 at 08:25 PM EST

Md. Surgeon Who Contracted Ebola Has Died

Md. Surgeon Who Contracted Ebola Has Died

A Maryland surgeon who was flown to the United States after contracting the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has died, the Nebraska Medical Center announced Monday.

Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 at 09:06 PM EST

Deadly Stigma: Why Lung Cancer Is Killing More Nonsmokers

Deadly Stigma: Why Lung Cancer Is Killing More Nonsmokers

Lung cancer takes more lives than breast, prostate, colon, and pancreatic cancers combined, but because it carries the stigma of smoking, experts say that it is often overlooked in non-smoking patients, despite...

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 08:41 PM EST

What You Need to Know: Affordable Care Act

What You Need to Know: Affordable Care Act

Doreen Gentzler joins us now with what you need to know when it comes to signing up for Obamacare.

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