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Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014 at 11:27 AM EST

Circumcision Benefits Outweigh the Risks, CDC Says

Circumcision Benefits Outweigh the Risks, CDC Says

U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done despite opposition from advocates who decry...

Monday, Dec 1, 2014 at 08:54 AM EST

Too Many Infants Still Sleep With Blankets: Study

Too Many Infants Still Sleep With Blankets: Study

Too many U.S. infants sleep with blankets, pillows or other unsafe bedding that may lead to suffocation or sudden infant death syndrome, despite guidelines recommending against the practice.

Thursday, Nov 27, 2014 at 11:54 PM EST

Md. Woman With Alzheimer's Fights to Remember

Md. Woman With Alzheimer's Fights to Remember

Imagine how you'd prepare for Thanksgiving if there was a good chance it'd be the last one you remember. News4’s Pat Lawson Muse shows how a woman with Alzheimer’s is fighting to remember.

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.

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