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Monday, May 8, 2017 at 03:37 PM EDT

Changing Minds: An NBC4 Special Project

Changing Minds: An NBC4 Special Project

NBC4 is shining a light on mental health and mental illness by providing education, information and hope.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 06:39 PM EDT

Border Patrol's Growing Presence at Hospitals Creates Fear

Border Patrol's Growing Presence at Hospitals Creates Fear

An armed Border Patrol agent roamed the hallways of an emergency room in Miami on a recent day as nurses wheeled stretchers and medical carts through the hospital and families waited for physicians to treat...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 03:51 PM EDT

Photo Shows Emotional, Exhausted Nurse After 53-Hr Workweek

Photo Shows Emotional, Exhausted Nurse After 53-Hr Workweek

As a labor and delivery nurse, Caty Nixon cares for families in joy and sorrow. "The good times are so good, and the bad times are heartbreaking," Nixon, from Forney, Texas, told TODAY. "I'm here for all of it."...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 04:51 PM EDT

Juul Suspends Sales of All Fruity Flavors Ahead of US Ban

Juul Suspends Sales of All Fruity Flavors Ahead of US Ban

Juul is immediately suspending sales of it popular fruity e-cigarette flavors ahead of a Trump administration policy that is expected to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from the market, the company announced...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 10:30 AM EDT

You're Likely Consuming Microplastics. Here's How to Scale Back

You're Likely Consuming Microplastics. Here's How to Scale Back

It may sound shocking and gross, but many of us are eating, drinking and breathing tiny little pieces of plastic on a regular basis. These minuscule pieces of plastic are a byproduct of the more than 8...

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