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Friday, Jan 16, 2015 at 11:22 AM EST

Boy Finally Breathing on His Own After 65 Surgeries

Boy Finally Breathing on His Own After 65 Surgeries

After 4 years and 65 surgeries, a boy in Peoria, Arizona, is finally able to talk and breathe on his own after swallowing a button battery.

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015 at 07:38 PM EST

FDA Approves Pacemaker for Controlling Appetite

FDA Approves Pacemaker for Controlling Appetite

Federal regulators have approved an appetite-suppressing implant designed to treat obesity by zapping nerves that connect the stomach and the brain. The Maestro Rechargeable System uses electrodes implanted...

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015 at 04:55 PM EST

How Reliable Is Advice From Medical Shows?

How Reliable Is Advice From Medical Shows?

Every day, millions of viewers tune in to get advice from medical shows -- but how reliable are they? Dr. Joshua Weiner shares the results of a recent study from the British Medical Journal.

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015 at 05:45 PM EST

Heroin Epidemic Grows in Suburbs

Heroin Epidemic Grows in Suburbs

Heroin-related deaths in Maryland are on the rise, with more than 450 last year alone. U.S. Attorney for Maryland Rod Rosenstein and State's Attorney John McCarthy are working to try to put a stop to the growing...

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015 at 01:53 PM EST

How Can You Tell If Your Nail Salon Is Safe?

How Can You Tell If Your Nail Salon Is Safe?

Dr. Cheryl Burgess explains what you should be looking for at your neighborhood nail salon when it comes to clean tools.

Monday, Jan 12, 2015 at 01:58 PM EST

Thanks for a Great Health & Fitness Expo!

Thanks for a Great Health & Fitness Expo!

Thanks to everyone who came out to the 2015 NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo! We loved meeting you and hope you had as much fun as we did.

Monday, Jan 12, 2015 at 02:00 PM EST

Is 70 the New 50?

Is 70 the New 50?

Boomers are looking and feeling younger than their parents did at this age. Dr. Steven Hopping offers insight on tricks and techniques they're using for to keep looking youthful, but still age-appropriate.

Sunday, Jan 11, 2015 at 03:56 PM EST
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By Matthew Stabley

Photos From the 2015 Health & Fitness Expo

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Friday, Jan 9, 2015 at 05:51 PM EST

Achieving Fitness Goals

Achieving Fitness Goals

Doreen Gentzler has some tips for achieving fitness goals without spending a lot of money.

Thursday, Jan 8, 2015 at 07:44 PM EST

4 Tips to Help You Get Fit

4 Tips to Help You Get Fit

Doreen Gentzler has four tips to help you stick with your New Year's resolution to get fit. Some, like drinking water and practicing good posture, are easier than you think!

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