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Tuesday, Jan 19, 2016 at 06:43 PM EST

2 Pregnant Women in Ill. Test Positive for Zika Virus

2 Pregnant Women in Ill. Test Positive for Zika Virus

Two pregnant Illinois residents have tested positive for the Zika virus, prompting a warning from the Illinois Department of Public Health for anyone traveling abroad. The two women recently traveled to...

Tuesday, Jan 19, 2016 at 08:09 PM EST

Tips to Stay Safe, Warm in Cold Weather

Tips to Stay Safe, Warm in Cold Weather

Doreen Gentzler has some tips on how to stay warm and safe in the cold weather.

Monday, Jan 18, 2016 at 07:41 PM EST

Trader Joe's Recalls Raw Cashew Pieces

Trader Joe's Recalls Raw Cashew Pieces

Grocery chain Trader Joe's has recalled its raw cashew pieces over the possibility that one lot of the product could be contaminated with Salmonella. While no sicknesses have been reported, the chain is urging...

Monday, Jan 18, 2016 at 10:39 PM EST

100th-Birthday Skydiver: 'I Gave My Pacemaker a Workout'

100th-Birthday Skydiver: 'I Gave My Pacemaker a Workout'

Glenn Quillin celebrated his 100th birthday on Sunday, but he didn’t do it with cake and streamers. Instead he streamed across the sky by jumping out of a plane for the fire time. “It was awesome, it...

Monday, Jan 18, 2016 at 03:38 PM EST

'Marathon Goddess' Runs for Cancer Awareness

'Marathon Goddess' Runs for Cancer Awareness

A Southern California woman known as the "Marathon Goddess" is on a mission to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer the only way she knows how: by running. Julie Weiss has run 99 marathons in her life...

Monday, Jan 18, 2016 at 06:54 AM EST

Flu Epidemic Could Lead to Rationing of Ventilators

Flu Epidemic Could Lead to Rationing of Ventilators

Maryland's attorney general has issued an opinion that found that the governor has the authority to ration life-saving ventilators if a flu epidemic ever hit Maryland.

Friday, Jan 15, 2016 at 07:54 PM EST

New Procedure for Treating Torn ACLs

New Procedure for Treating Torn ACLs

Doreen Gentzler has details on a new procedure to treat ACL tears.

Friday, Jan 15, 2016 at 07:50 PM EST

Touring DEA Exhibit Arrives in Leesburg

Touring DEA Exhibit Arrives in Leesburg

The Loudoun County sheriff tells Northern Virginia Bureau reporter David Culver a traveling DEA exhibit shows the cost and consequences of drug use.

Friday, Jan 15, 2016 at 03:02 PM EST

Patient Forges Friendship by Posting Adele Lyrics at Hospital

Patient Forges Friendship by Posting Adele Lyrics at Hospital

Cystic fibrosis patient posts "Hello" lyrics in hospital window, starting a friendship with workers across the street.

Friday, Jan 15, 2016 at 02:52 PM EST

1 Brain-Dead, 5 Hospitalized in France Clinical Trial

1 Brain-Dead, 5 Hospitalized in France Clinical Trial

A clinical trial in France left one volunteer brain-dead and five others hospitalized, French officials said Friday, NBC News reported. All volunteers participating in the trial at the privately-licensed...