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Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 12:58 PM EDT

Healthy Vending Machine Measure Passes in Montgomery Co.

Healthy Vending Machine Measure Passes in Montgomery Co.

The Montgomery County Council has approved a bill that requires vending machines in government buildings to offer healthy snacks and drinks.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 11:23 PM EDT

Pollen Problems, Relief Solutions

Pollen Problems, Relief Solutions

Pollen is becoming unbearable for some people. News4’s Shomari Stone reports on some possible solutions from those who are suffering.

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 06:59 AM EDT

Overcoming Opioids: The Quest for Less Addictive Drugs

Overcoming Opioids: The Quest for Less Addictive Drugs

Tummy tucks really hurt. Doctors carve from hip to hip, slicing off skin, tightening muscles, tugging at innards. Patients often need strong painkillers for days or even weeks, but Mary Hernandez went home on...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 06:55 PM EDT

Local Musician Makes Plans to Grow Medical Marijuana in Md.

Local Musician Makes Plans to Grow Medical Marijuana in Md.

A man who has been playing in D.C.-area bands since 1969 is planning to play in Maryland’s medical marijuana industry.

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 05:15 PM EDT

How Trump Insurance Changes Could Affect Coverage Next Year

How Trump Insurance Changes Could Affect Coverage Next Year

A much tighter sign-up deadline and coverage delays will be waiting for some health insurance customers now that President Donald Trump's administration has finished a plan designed to stabilize shaky insurance...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 05:06 PM EDT

Hyland's Teething Tablets Recalled Over Levels of Toxic Herb

Hyland's Teething Tablets Recalled Over Levels of Toxic Herb

The maker of Hyland's teething tablets has issued a recall for any remaining packages at the urging of U.S. regulators, who say the medicine has inconsistent levels of a herb that can be poisonous. Standard...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 04:47 PM EDT

Veterans Concerned After Report About DC VA Med Center

Veterans Concerned After Report About DC VA Med Center

Veterans Affairs put a new acting director in place at its medical center in Washington, D.C., Thursday following Wednesday’s report that said patients are unnecessarily at risk there, but veterans organizations...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 07:02 AM EDT

Trump Allows States to Block Some Abortion Provider Funding

Trump Allows States to Block Some Abortion Provider Funding

Further chipping away at his predecessor's legacy, President Donald Trump signed legislation Thursday that lets states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers. Tru...

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 09:06 AM EDT
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By Marilynn Marchione | AP Chief Medical Writer

Marathons May Delay Medical Care for Non-Runners

Marathons can be risky for hearts, but not necessarily those of the runners....View gallery

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Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 08:22 AM EDT

Allergy Survival Guide: 4 Things to Know About Pollen

Allergy Survival Guide: 4 Things to Know About Pollen

Here are the 4 things to know about this allergy season and the peak times to avoid.

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