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Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 at 09:12 AM EDT

Prostate Cancer Tests Get Gov. Panel's OK, With Caveats

Prostate Cancer Tests Get Gov. Panel's OK, With Caveats

An influential U.S. government health panel is dropping its opposition to routine prostate cancer screening in favor of letting men decide for themselves after talking with their doctor. The new draft...

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 05:09 PM EDT

Bill to Put GPS Trackers on Domestic Abusers Passes in Md.

Bill to Put GPS Trackers on Domestic Abusers Passes in Md.

Courts in Maryland may soon be able to order domestic violence suspects to use GPS systems that alert victims if their abusers are in the area.

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 09:48 AM EDT

Tracking Bracelet Helps Family of Man With Autism

Tracking Bracelet Helps Family of Man With Autism

Police in Montgomery County have put tracking bracelets on about 50 young people with autism. They also have been used by people with Alzheimer's disease.

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 08:24 AM EDT

Fresh Express Recalls Packaged Salad After Bat Found: CDC

Fresh Express Recalls Packaged Salad After Bat Found: CDC

Fresh Express recalled some of its prepackaged salad mix after a dead bat was found inside a container sold in a Florida Wal-mart, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Two people said...

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 05:13 PM EDT

Medical Marijuana Licensing Starts Monday in Maryland

Medical Marijuana Licensing Starts Monday in Maryland

Many patients and caregivers in Maryland can now sign up for medical marijuana licenses.

Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 at 05:39 PM EDT

Woman's Blood Leads to Potential Treatment for Ebola Cousin

Woman's Blood Leads to Potential Treatment for Ebola Cousin

A woman came back from a trip to the Uganda jungle with Marburg virus, a cousin of Ebola that's even deadlier, NBC News reported. Now, Michelle Barnes' blood has a provided a potential cure for the infection. R...

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017 at 02:10 PM EDT

Eat Healthy on the Go at Fast-Food Restaurant Life & Honey

Eat Healthy on the Go at Fast-Food Restaurant Life & Honey

Life & Honey founder Nicole Indelicato talks to Eun Yang about her healthy fast-food restaurant located in Sterling, Virginia.

Friday, Apr 7, 2017 at 02:05 PM EDT

Virginia Bakery Trains Workers With Special Needs

Virginia Bakery Trains Workers With Special Needs

Sunflower Bakery in Gaithersburg, Maryland, has a sweet training program for workers with special needs. News4's Aimee Cho reports.

Friday, Apr 7, 2017 at 12:59 PM EDT

The Health Benefits of Beer

The Health Benefits of Beer

Food scientist Dr. Taylor Wallace discusses the health benefits of moderate beer consumption. He spoke with News4's Melissa Mollet.

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017 at 01:57 PM EDT

Cancer-Causing HPV Virus Affects 1 in 4 US Men: Study

Cancer-Causing HPV Virus Affects 1 in 4 US Men: Study

New government statistics show that 25 percent of men have the strain of HPV (human papillomavirus or human wart virus) that causes cancer, NBC News reported. Twenty percent of women have the same strain as...

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