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Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 at 11:01 AM EDT

Fertility Doctor Accused Of Using Own Sperm

Fertility Doctor Accused Of Using Own Sperm

Investigators believe a retired Indianapolis doctor may have donated his own sperm to as many as 50 patients without their knowledge. WTHR's Steve Jefferson reports.

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 at 12:35 PM EDT

Women Use Handbags to Support Domestic Violence Survivors

Women Use Handbags to Support Domestic Violence Survivors

Dr. DeeDee Freeman of the Spirit of Faith Christian Center and financial adviser Dominique Broadway discuss their purse pop-up tour to support domestic violence survivors.

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 at 10:02 AM EDT

Emotional Support Turkey Brings Joy to Woman With Lupus

Emotional Support Turkey Brings Joy to Woman With Lupus

Most of the time when you hear the words, "emotional support animal," you think of a dog, or some sort of cuddly animal. But a Washington woman with lupus has Sammi, her emotional support turkey, to help her go...

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 at 08:27 AM EDT

Zika Affected Woman's Brain and Memory, Doctors Say

Zika Affected Woman's Brain and Memory, Doctors Say

The Zika virus is known to cause devastating damage to the brains of developing fetuses and now there is evidence that the virus could be more damaging to adults than has been believed, NBC News reported....

Monday, Sep 12, 2016 at 07:17 PM EDT

What to Know About Pneumonia

What to Know About Pneumonia

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s diagnosis of pneumonia has raised a number of questions about the disease itself. News4's Doreen Gentzler got some answers from Dr. Matthew Schreiber, a...

Monday, Sep 12, 2016 at 01:55 PM EDT

Study Details Sugar Industry Attempt to Shape Science

Study Details Sugar Industry Attempt to Shape Science

The sugar industry began funding research that cast doubt on sugar's role in heart disease — in part by pointing the finger at fat — as early as the 1960s, according to an analysis of newly uncovered documents....

Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 at 04:31 PM EDT

Vaccination Critic Faces Possible Medical Board Discipline

Vaccination Critic Faces Possible Medical Board Discipline

An Orange County pediatrician and outspoken critic of mandatory vaccinations faces possible discipline by California's medical board.

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 03:04 PM EDT

Addiction in America

Addiction in America

Opioid and heroin addiction is out of control, destroying lives from every segment of our community, and it's killing people in numbers that just keep growing.

Friday, Sep 9, 2016 at 06:42 PM EDT

5-Second Rule Is Too Generous for Fallen Food: Study

5-Second Rule Is Too Generous for Fallen Food: Study

It might be time to reconsider the five-second rule when thinking about eating food that has fallen on the floor. Researchers at Rutgers University in New Jersey say in a new study that bacteria can contaminate...

Thursday, Sep 8, 2016 at 09:06 PM EDT

Woman Gets Another Kidney 40 Years After First Transplant

Woman Gets Another Kidney 40 Years After First Transplant

Forty years after being the recipient of Georgetown Hospital's first live kidney transplant, Brenda Hudson recently got another.