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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...

Thursday, Nov 6, 2014 at 03:44 PM EST

Record Number of Booster Seats Are "Best Bets": IIHS

Record Number of Booster Seats Are "Best Bets": IIHS

A record number of booster seats have earned the highest rating for safety belt fit from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 at 09:45 PM EST

8 Million U.S. Women Skip Cervical Cancer Screening

8 Million U.S. Women Skip Cervical Cancer Screening

As many as 8 million adult women in the U.S. who should be screened for cervical cancer haven't had that checkup in the past five years, putting them at risk for a deadly cancer that can be cured, or even...

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 at 07:25 PM EST

Son's Death Inspires Mother to Reach Out to Teens

Son's Death Inspires Mother to Reach Out to Teens

News4's Wendy Rieger spoke to a mother who produced a movie that addresses teen stress.

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 at 01:04 PM EST

Majority of Opiate Deaths Caused by Prescription Drugs

Majority of Opiate Deaths Caused by Prescription Drugs

Dr. Joshua Weiner discusses the growing epidemic of painkiller abuse, and how you might be able to save your loved one's life if he or she overdoses.

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 at 07:08 AM EST

Study: Too Frequent Baths Could Be Bad for Babies' Skin

Study: Too Frequent Baths Could Be Bad for Babies' Skin

A recent study suggests that too many baths and lack of emollient therapy on newborns heightens the chance for babies of getting the disease eczema.

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