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Friday, Oct 31, 2014 at 08:02 PM EDT

D.C. Nurses to Protest Ebola Preparedness

D.C. Nurses to Protest Ebola Preparedness

Nurses working at D.C.'s Providence Hospital plan to protest what they're calling the hospital's inadequate Ebola preparedness.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 11:34 PM EDT

Sisters Create Bras for Breast Cancer Survivors

Sisters Create Bras for Breast Cancer Survivors

After their mother died after fighting breast cancer, two local sisters took things into their own hands and created bras made specifically for women who have undergone mastectomies or reconstructive surgeries.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 07:01 AM EDT

Quarantined Nurse: "We Have to Make Decisions Based on Science"

Quarantined Nurse: "We Have to Make Decisions Based on Science"

Nurse Kaci Hickox, who recently returned from treating Ebola victims in West Africa and has challenged the legality of a quarantine, spoke outside of her Maine home after health officials announced they...

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 07:33 PM EDT

20 Cases of Viral Meningitis at UMD

20 Cases of Viral Meningitis at UMD

The number of cases of viral meningitis at University of Maryland has grown to 19. However, the illness is not as dangerous as another form, bacterial meningitis.

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 02:00 PM EDT

Obama Wants to Reassure U.S. Healthcare Workers

Obama Wants to Reassure U.S. Healthcare Workers

President Obama is holding some high-level meetings with his public health and national security teams, followed by an event at the White House, where he'll be introduced by Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantle.

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 12:56 PM EDT

Treating Seasonal Affective Disorder

Treating Seasonal Affective Disorder

As the seasons change, many of us experience a decrease in mood which can lead to depression. Dr. Joshua Weiner discusses how to not let the upcoming weather get you down this year.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 09:56 PM EDT

Who Is at Risk of Ebola? CDC Releases New Guidelines

Who Is at Risk of Ebola? CDC Releases New Guidelines

News4's Doreen Gentzler discusses the CDC's new guidelines for who is at risk of Ebola and the treatment of healthcare workers returning from West Africa.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 12:42 PM EDT

Halloween Makeup: What You Need to Know

Halloween Makeup: What You Need to Know

Dr. Cheryl Burgess shares how to detect dangerous Halloween make-up, which often contains lead and other skin allergens.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 09:44 AM EDT

Beverly Hills Mom Drives Crowdfunding Marijuana Venture

Beverly Hills Mom Drives Crowdfunding Marijuana Venture

A Beverly Hills mom has started a crowdfunding website, Canna-dabba-do, in hopes to help bring medical marijuana to the masses. Cheryl Shuman was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2007, Shuman was given...

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 07:38 PM EDT

The Angelina Effect: More Women Looking Into Genetic Testing

The Angelina Effect: More Women Looking Into Genetic Testing

Since Angelina Jolie's decision to have a double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer, the number of women looking into genetic testing more than doubled. Doreen Gentzler reports.

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