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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, Feb 14, 2019 at 01:49 PM EST

Flu Vaccine Doing a Relatively Good Job This Season

Flu Vaccine Doing a Relatively Good Job This Season

The flu vaccine is doing a relatively good job this season, protecting about half the people who got it, U.S. health officials said Thursday. Preliminary figures suggest the vaccine is 47 percent effective...

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 at 06:37 AM EST

Source of Fall Romaine Outbreak a Mystery, US Regulators Say

Source of Fall Romaine Outbreak a Mystery, US Regulators Say

U.S. food regulators say they weren't able to identify a contamination source for a food poisoning outbreak that prompted them to warn people to avoid romaine lettuce this fall. The Food and Drug Administration...

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...

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