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Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 01:58 PM EDT

Chipotle's New Push to Convince People Its Food Is Safe

Chipotle's New Push to Convince People Its Food Is Safe

Chipotle is making another push to convince people that its food won't make them sick, with plans to run more newspaper and digital ads outlining the safety steps it has taken since last year's E. coli...

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 01:18 PM EDT

When a Teacher Says Your Child May Have ADHD

When a Teacher Says Your Child May Have ADHD

Your child's teacher says they wonder if your child has attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Child psychiatrist Dr. Joshua Weiner talks with News4's Eun Yang about what could be going on and what questions...

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 11:13 AM EDT

Fitness Trackers No Guarantee for Weight Loss

Fitness Trackers No Guarantee for Weight Loss

A new study suggests wearing a fitness tracker to tally the number of steps you take in a day doesn't necessarily mean the numbers on the scale will come down. The University of Pittsburgh recruited more than...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 08:35 PM EDT

Mylan CEO Defends EpiPen Prices

Mylan CEO Defends EpiPen Prices

The head of pharmaceutical company Mylan is defending the cost for life-saving EpiPens and signaling the company has no plans to lower prices despite a public outcry.

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 06:13 PM EDT

Smoking Leaves DNA Damage Years After Quitting: Study

Smoking Leaves DNA Damage Years After Quitting: Study

Most — but not all — DNA damage from smoking fades over time, and the genetic changes occur in clear patterns, researchers reported in an American Heart Association journal Tuesday, according to NBC News. The...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 06:56 PM EDT

Va. Program Gives EMS Crews Key Medical Information

Va. Program Gives EMS Crews Key Medical Information

A new program in Fairfax County, Virginia, will give EMS crews information that may save lives.

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 11:18 AM EDT

Listeria Fears Spur Whole Wheat Eggo Recall

Listeria Fears Spur Whole Wheat Eggo Recall

Kellogg is recalling about 10,000 cases of Eggo Nutri-Grain whole wheat waffles over the possibility they were contaminated with Listeria bacteria. No illnesses have been reported in connection with the...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 10:55 AM EDT

Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern US

Zika Mosquitoes Can Survive Over Next Months in Southern US

The potential for an abundant population of the mosquito that carries the Zika virus remains moderate or high through November in the southernmost cities of the U.S., a study shows.

Sunday, Sep 18, 2016 at 05:08 PM EDT

Drugmakers Fought State Opioid Limits Amid Crisis

Drugmakers Fought State Opioid Limits Amid Crisis

The makers of prescription painkillers have adopted a 50-state strategy that includes hundreds of lobbyists and millions in campaign contributions to help kill or weaken measures aimed at stemming the tide of...

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 04:18 PM EDT

Can This Patch Stop Drunk Driving?

Can This Patch Stop Drunk Driving?

A New Mexico company is hoping their new patch will help stop drunk driving. DermaTec has developed a patch that senses alcohol intake through sweat. It's called the ONUSBlue, as in it's "on us" to end drunk...