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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,...

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 at 08:17 PM EST

Providence Nurses Strike Over Ebola, Patient Care Concerns

Providence Nurses Strike Over Ebola, Patient Care Concerns

District nurses marched from Providence Hospital to the White House Wednesday, joining a nationwide strike over what they say is inadequate Ebola training. But that's not the only thing they're protesting about....

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 at 05:58 PM EST

Dr. Jackie: Prescribing Antidepressants, Anti-Anxiety Drugs

Dr. Jackie: Prescribing Antidepressants, Anti-Anxiety Drugs

More doctors than ever are prescribing antidepressants and anti-anxiety drugs for patients who aren't suffering from mental health issues. Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersbu...

Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014 at 12:11 PM EST

Can Soda Survive America's Anti-Pop Culture?

Can Soda Survive America's Anti-Pop Culture?

Considering a decade-long sales decline and studies discouraging long-term soda consumption, some industry experts fear consumers will completely abandon soft drinks, NBC News reported. "Most of (Coca-Cola's)...

Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014 at 02:52 PM EST

The Effect of Stress on Your Skin

The Effect of Stress on Your Skin

Stress can affect many aspects of physical and mental health, ranging from hair, teeth, and even skin. Dr. Cheryl Burgess discusses stress-related skin conditions.

Friday, Nov 7, 2014 at 05:47 PM EST

Are "Hand Lifts" the New Face Lifts?

Are "Hand Lifts" the New Face Lifts?

Dr. Steven Hopping of the Center for Cosmetic Surgery stops by discuss the latest procedure women are getting to look and feel younger.

Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014 at 03:05 PM EST

Justice for Vets: Group Helps Vets Cope With Effects of War

Justice for Vets: Group Helps Vets Cope With Effects of War

The group Justice for Vets has kept 10,000 veterans out of prison and provided them with help for drug and alcohol problems. Melissa Fitzgerald explains what the group does and how it tries to help vets overcome...

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