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Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 02:36 PM EDT

What You Must Know About Egg Freezing

What You Must Know About Egg Freezing

Dr. Joseph Doyle reveals everything you need to know about freezing your eggs.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 at 02:18 AM EDT

New CDC Protocols for Workers Treating Ebola

New CDC Protocols for Workers Treating Ebola

At a forum hosted by WTOP, Dr. Anthony Fauci of the CDC said the guidelines are being finalized.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 at 02:15 AM EDT

Best Ways to Keep Kids' Teeth Healthy

Best Ways to Keep Kids' Teeth Healthy

Three out of four parents say their kids sometimes or frequently forget to brush their teeth, according to a new survey from the Ad Council. Dr. Claudia Cotca offers tips keeping your kids' teeth healthy,...

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 02:15 AM EDT

Clinics Say They Are Not Equipped to Check for Ebola

Clinics Say They Are Not Equipped to Check for Ebola

The arrival of the deadly Ebola virus has put the spotlight on weak spots in American hospitals, but those facilities are not the only ones on the front lines against Ebola.

Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 at 09:08 AM EDT

Ebola Fear Factor: Why U.S. Needs a Viral Reality Check

Ebola Fear Factor: Why U.S. Needs a Viral Reality Check

A national frenzy over the Ebola virus has led to school closings, congressional hearings and the quarantining of those who may have been exposed; but experts say politicians and the media are stoking fear of a...

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 09:06 PM EDT

Va. Gov. Organizes New Group to Respond to Ebola

Va. Gov. Organizes New Group to Respond to Ebola

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the creation Friday of a unified command group comprised of multiple state agencies as part of an effort to safeguard against any spread of the Ebola virus in Virginia.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 01:07 PM EDT

Biggest Mistakes in Cosmetic Procedures

Biggest Mistakes in Cosmetic Procedures

Dr.Steven Hopping of The Center for Cosmetic Surgery stops by to discuss the five biggest mistakes people make when undergoing comsetic procedures--and one of them could be fatal.

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 10:05 PM EDT

NIH Prepares for Arrival of Nurse With Ebola

NIH Prepares for Arrival of Nurse With Ebola

News 4's Chris Gordon talked to Montgomery County residents and officials about Nina Pham, the Texas nurse infected with Ebola, who is being moved to the National Institutes of Health for treatment.

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 09:05 PM EDT

D.C. Health Leaders: Don't Panic Over Ebola

D.C. Health Leaders: Don't Panic Over Ebola

News4's Mark Segraves spoke to the director of D.C.'s Health Department who says local hospitals are ready if an Ebola patient is admitted.

Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 at 07:29 AM EDT

Ebola-Infected Nurse in Fair But Stable Condition

Ebola-Infected Nurse in Fair But Stable Condition

The first nurse to become infected with the Ebola virus in the United States was transferred from Dallas to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland on Thursday night.

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