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Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 06:19 PM EDT

Feds Charge 2 Dozen in Billion-Dollar Medicare Brace Scam

Feds Charge 2 Dozen in Billion-Dollar Medicare Brace Scam

Federal agents on Tuesday broke up a billion dollar Medicare scam that peddled unneeded orthopedic braces to hundreds of thousands of seniors. Two dozen people were charged, including doctors accused of writing...

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 04:36 PM EDT

5 CBD and THC-A Oil Dispensaries to Open in Virginia

5 CBD and THC-A Oil Dispensaries to Open in Virginia

Virginia residents should soon be able to buy CBD and THC-A products from state-licensed stores in five locations across the state. The stores, which are largely operated by multi-state medical companies that...

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 at 12:19 PM EDT

NYC Declares Public Health Emergency Over Measles Outbreak

NYC Declares Public Health Emergency Over Measles Outbreak

Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency Tuesday amid a measles outbreak — the worst outbreak in New York City since 1991. The declaration comes after the New York City Health Department ordered...

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 04:35 PM EDT

Cancer ‘Vaccine’ Shows Promise in Human Trial

Cancer ‘Vaccine’ Shows Promise in Human Trial

An experimental cancer “vaccine” showed promising results in a small clinical trial of patients with lymphoma, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature Medicine. Researchers at New York’s...

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 10:56 AM EDT

Vaccines Were Blocked as Yemenis Died in Cholera Outbreak

Vaccines Were Blocked as Yemenis Died in Cholera Outbreak

In July 2017, a plane chartered by the United Nations idled on the tarmac at an airport in the Horn of Africa as officials waited for clearance to deliver half a million doses of cholera vaccine to Yemen....

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 01:40 PM EDT

Smoking Pot vs. Tobacco: What Science Says About Lighting Up

Smoking Pot vs. Tobacco: What Science Says About Lighting Up

As more states make it legal to smoke marijuana, some government officials, researchers and others worry what that might mean for one of the country's biggest public health successes: curbing cigarette...

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 07:20 AM EDT

Fit4Spring: Using Clean Eating to Fight Disease

Fit4Spring: Using Clean Eating to Fight Disease

NBC4's Molette Green explores how lifestyle changes like clean eating and reducing stress can prevent some diseases.

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 08:12 AM EDT

Reducing the Effects of Stress on the Body

Reducing the Effects of Stress on the Body

Stress is almost inevitable, but there are ways you can reduce its effects and even figure out how to stop it from progressing.

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 06:15 AM EDT

Telemedicine Tied to More Antibiotics for Kids, Study Finds

Telemedicine Tied to More Antibiotics for Kids, Study Finds

Sniffling, sore-throated kids seen via telemedicine visits were far more likely to be prescribed antibiotics than those who went to a doctor's office or clinic, according to a new study. Many of those...

Sunday, Apr 7, 2019 at 01:46 AM EDT

Hospital Issues Apology After 50 More Women Claim Secret Recording

Hospital Issues Apology After 50 More Women Claim Secret Recording

Sharp Grossmont Hospital issued an apology Friday after 50 more women, in addition to 81 who filed a lawsuit last week, came forward with claims they were recorded in secret during gynecological surgeries.

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