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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, May 22, 2019 at 10:44 AM EDT

4 Tips to Protect Your Skin This Summer

4 Tips to Protect Your Skin This Summer

Dr. Adam Friedman, a George Washington University professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology, talks with Storm Team4 Chuck Bell about four ways to protect your skin and prevent skin cancer. You can get a free...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 07:20 AM EDT

Michael Phelps Honored for Honesty on Mental Health, Helping Others

Michael Phelps Honored for Honesty on Mental Health, Helping Others

Because he is willing to share his story of depression and raise awareness of mental health issues, Michael Phelps was given the fifth annual Morton E. Ruderman Award in Inclusion on Tuesday night in Boston.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 03:27 PM EDT

Comcast Is Working on an In-Home Device to Track People’s Health

Comcast Is Working on an In-Home Device to Track People’s Health

Comcast is working on a device like the Amazon Echo or Google Home, but with a focus on monitoring health at home, and aims to begin pilot-testing it later this year. A team under Sumit Nagpal, a senior...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 11:48 AM EDT

Cholesterol Improves in US Kids Despite High Obesity Rates

Cholesterol Improves in US Kids Despite High Obesity Rates

Cholesterol levels in children and teens improved in the latest analysis of U.S. health surveys, yet only half of them had readings considered ideal. Overall, 7% of kids had high cholesterol in surveys from...

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