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Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 at 06:05 PM EST

CDC Investigates Potential Cluster Suicides in Fairfax Co.

CDC Investigates Potential Cluster Suicides in Fairfax Co.

The tragic deaths of three girls in Fairfax County prompted federal health officials to get involved. Doreen Gentzler reports.

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 at 05:35 PM EST

1 Year Later: Deeds Tragedy Could Transform Mental Health Care

1 Year Later: Deeds Tragedy Could Transform Mental Health Care

It's been a year since Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds lost his only son following a devastating attack that not only changed the state senator's physical appearance, but also his mission in life.

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 at 04:30 PM EST

Sleep to Improve Exercise Performance

Sleep to Improve Exercise Performance

Dr. Joshua Weiner has more on a new study that suggests sleep could possibly allow you to run faster, longer and further.

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.

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