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Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014 at 11:10 AM EST

Advancements in Hair Regrowth

Advancements in Hair Regrowth

Dr. Cheryl Burgess discusses two advancements in the field of dermatology that could make a difference in your life: hair regrowth advancements and how to make pores appear smaller.

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 08:28 PM EST

Difficulty Making Appointments With Psychiatrists

Difficulty Making Appointments With Psychiatrists

The toughest part about mental illness can be recognizing and admitting you have one in the first place, but getting the help you need can be even harder. Doreen Gentzler takes a look at how difficult it is...

Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014 at 09:31 AM EST

3-D Printing Gives Chance to Little Girl Born With Heart Defect

3-D Printing Gives Chance to Little Girl Born With Heart Defect

Esther Perez was born with heart defects that could have taken her young life, but thanks to a series of breakthrough procedures at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, the now-14-month-old little girl is...

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 02:42 PM EST

From Pizza to Popcorn, Calorie Counts Headed for Menus

From Pizza to Popcorn, Calorie Counts Headed for Menus

Whether they want to or not, consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu at chain restaurants, picking up prepared foods at supermarkets and even eating a tub of popcorn...

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 03:07 PM EST

FDA Warns Against Device It Says Can Spread Cancer in Women

FDA Warns Against Device It Says Can Spread Cancer in Women

The Food and Drug Administration warned Monday women getting fibroids removed should not be treated using devices called morcellators, which can possibly spread cancer in a woman's body.

Friday, Nov 21, 2014 at 07:15 PM EST

U.Md. Administers Experimental Ebola Vaccine to 20 Volunteers

U.Md. Administers Experimental Ebola Vaccine to 20 Volunteers

The University of Maryland School of Medicine says it has administered an experimental Ebola vaccine to 20 volunteers in Baltimore.

Friday, Nov 21, 2014 at 11:38 AM EST

Woman's Chronic Migraines Solved With Surprising Method

Woman's Chronic Migraines Solved With Surprising Method

News4's Doreen Gentzler spoke with a 28-year-old woman whose chronic migraines wouldn't go away, until she sought therapy.

Friday, Nov 21, 2014 at 01:16 PM EST

Thigh Gap: The Downside of a Rising Beauty Trend

Thigh Gap: The Downside of a Rising Beauty Trend

Dr. Steven Hopping of the Center for Cosmetic Surgery discusses how the latest beauty trend may be dangerous as well as temporary.

Friday, Nov 21, 2014 at 06:14 AM EST

Carroll Co. Launches Team to Help Those With Mental Illness

Carroll Co. Launches Team to Help Those With Mental Illness

Training includes recognizing various disorders and adopting a patient approach to avoid escalating the situation. The goal is to connect troubled subjects to appropriate mental health services before their...

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 at 09:45 PM EST

Students Walk Out of Class Over TB Concerns

Students Walk Out of Class Over TB Concerns

Tuberculosis concerns at a Prince George's County high school prompted some parents to pull their children out of class Thursday while health officials tried to calm their fears.

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