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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.

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 02:48 PM EST

Are You Showering Wrong? (Yes, There Is a 'Right' Way)

Are You Showering Wrong? (Yes, There Is a 'Right' Way)

According to one dermatologist, there are four things you need to be doing in the shower to lower your risk of infection, itching, acne and dry skin. KPRC's Haley Hernandez reports.

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 08:27 AM EST

Amid Measles Outbreak, People Are Getting Long-Delayed Vaccines

Amid Measles Outbreak, People Are Getting Long-Delayed Vaccines

People, including some teenagers, are getting their first vaccinations amid a measles outbreak in 10 states, NBC News reported. Eighteen-year-old Mayci from Augusta, Georgia, said her mother raised her to...

Monday, Feb 11, 2019 at 07:28 PM EST

Wearing Special Contact Lenses at Night Helps Kids See Clear

Wearing Special Contact Lenses at Night Helps Kids See Clear

For parents who want to correct their child’s eyesight without surgery, there are special contact lenses they can wear while they sleep that gently reshape the cornea so they can see clearly by morning.

Monday, Feb 11, 2019 at 01:34 PM EST

CDC Blames Spike in Teen Tobacco Use on Vaping

CDC Blames Spike in Teen Tobacco Use on Vaping

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is blaming nicotine vaping devices like Juul for single-handedly driving a spike in tobacco use among teens, threatening to erase years of progress curbing youth...

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