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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.

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 06:31 PM EST

Concussions Take Toll on Female High School Athletes

Concussions Take Toll on Female High School Athletes

The number of high school girls suffering concussions or concussion symptoms

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 11:22 PM EST

Md. Surgeon With Ebola Coming Back to U.S. for Care

Md. Surgeon With Ebola Coming Back to U.S. for Care

A Maryland surgeon who was working in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown Saturday to the United States for treatment, officials from Sierra Leone and the United States said.

Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 at 05:50 PM EST

Home Is Where the Heart Health Is

Home Is Where the Heart Health Is

A study in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine compared geography and heart disease risk and found where you live does have an impact. News4's Eun Yang reports.

Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 at 07:41 AM EST

Doctors: More Women Skipping Mammograms

Doctors: More Women Skipping Mammograms

The best way to prevent breast cancer is being overlooked by more women, according to doctors at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 at 12:40 PM EST

Knock Out Abuse Gala Aims to Help Abuse Survivors

Knock Out Abuse Gala Aims to Help Abuse Survivors

In advance of Thursday night's Knock Out Abuse gala, Robin McGraw shares details about When Georgia Smiled, an organization that raises awareness about domestic abuse. Amanda, a domestic violence survivor...

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