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Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 07:30 PM EDT

Possible Cases of Polio-Like Illness Investigated in Md.

Possible Cases of Polio-Like Illness Investigated in Md.

Five possible cases of a rare, polio-like illness are under investigation in Maryland, a state Department of Health spokesperson confirmed to NBC4.

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 12:49 PM EDT

Miami Police to Offer Opioid Addicts Rehab Instead of Jail

Miami Police to Offer Opioid Addicts Rehab Instead of Jail

Miami police will use $1.6 million in federal grants to develop a pre-arrest diversion program where people with small amounts of opioids can enter a one-year outpatient treatment program.

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 04:42 AM EDT

'Patients Deserve to Know': US Wants Drug Prices in TV Ads

'Patients Deserve to Know': US Wants Drug Prices in TV Ads

The federal government said Monday that it wants to force drugmakers to disclose prices for prescription medicines in their TV commercials. The drug industry's main trade group said drug companies are only...

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 03:15 PM EDT

Superheroes Visit Children at Inova Children's Hospital

Superheroes Visit Children at Inova Children's Hospital

Fairfax County firefighters dressed as superheroes paid a visit to patients at Inova Children's Hospital Friday.

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 10:04 AM EDT

Power of Pink Luncheon Raises Money for Breast Cancer

Power of Pink Luncheon Raises Money for Breast Cancer

The fourth annual Power of Pink luncheon followed a charity workout at Equinox in Tysons Friday. Special guests included survivors who shared their story and how the community has helped them in their fight. The...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 01:52 PM EDT

Experts Discuss How to Help Domestic Violence Victims

Experts Discuss How to Help Domestic Violence Victims

Domestic violence is a growing problem across the country. Members of the Charles County Sheriff's Office and the Center For Abused Persons talk about efforts to prevent abuse and help victims.

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 04:36 AM EDT

Virtual Reality Simulation Shows What It's Like to Die

Virtual Reality Simulation Shows What It's Like to Die

A new virtual reality simulation is helping hospice workers and medical students see what it's like to die. An end-of-life simulation by Embodied Labs is now educating staff and students at the Gosnell...

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 03:22 AM EDT

Texas Child Hospitalized After Venomous Caterpillar Sting

Texas Child Hospitalized After Venomous Caterpillar Sting

Lauren Chambers didn’t know what to think when she received a call from her daughters’ daycare that 5-year-old Adrie couldn’t move her arm after getting stung by a caterpillar. “They said that she had been stung...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 10:07 AM EDT

Va. Officer's Family Raises Postpartum Depression Awareness

Va. Officer's Family Raises Postpartum Depression Awareness

The family of a Virginia police officer who took her own life is opening up about her struggles with postpartum depression to educate and change minds.

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 01:09 PM EDT

NYC Hospital Creates Life-Saving Spotify Playlist

NYC Hospital Creates Life-Saving Spotify Playlist

Perhaps you’re familiar with the rumor that humming “Stayin’ Alive” while doing chest compressions is the best way to perform CPR on someone. Some of you might even remember when Michael Scott memorably sang the...

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