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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.

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 01:57 PM EST

Child Abuse Climbs After Friday Report Cards, Study Says

Child Abuse Climbs After Friday Report Cards, Study Says

Child abuse increases the day after school report cards are released — but only when kids get their grades on a Friday, a study in Florida suggests. The curious finding startled researchers, who had figured...

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 10:37 AM EST

Teen Vaping Boom Alarms Health Officials

Teen Vaping Boom Alarms Health Officials

Twice as many high school students have picked up a vaping habit compared to last year - a large, unprecedented jump that is alarming health officials who say teenagers do not realize there is nicotine in...

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 10:34 AM EST

Most Teen Drug Use Is Down, But Officials Fret Vaping Boom

Most Teen Drug Use Is Down, But Officials Fret Vaping Boom

Twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes this year compared with last year, an unprecedented jump in a large annual survey of teen smoking, drinking and drug use. It was the...

Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 at 05:51 PM EST

Sign-Up Deadline Is Saturday for ACA Health Law Coverage

Sign-Up Deadline Is Saturday for ACA Health Law Coverage

Saturday is the last day to sign up for health insurance next year under the Affordable Care Act in most of the country. For 2019, premiums are stable, more plans are available, and millions of uninsured people...

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