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Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 at 12:59 PM EDT

The Psychological Effects of Sexual Assault

The Psychological Effects of Sexual Assault

Dr. Joshua Weiner joins Eun Yang to talk about the psychological effects that follow sexual assault, as more allegations of sexual assault from high-profile figures come to light.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 at 11:53 AM EDT

Bipartisan Health Care Bill Would Slash Deficit: Report

Bipartisan Health Care Bill Would Slash Deficit: Report

A bipartisan proposal to calm churning health insurance markets would slash the federal deficit by nearly $4 billion in the next decade, the Congressional Budget Office announced Wednesday. The CBO determined...

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 at 03:49 PM EDT

Trump Readies Opioid Plan, But Some Worry It Won't Be Enough

Trump Readies Opioid Plan, But Some Worry It Won't Be Enough

President Donald Trump's long-awaited declaration that the opioid epidemic is a national emergency finally arrives this week, but some advocates are worried that it won't be backed with the money and commitment...

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 at 07:59 PM EDT

Go Baby Go Helps Kids With Disabilities Get Around

Go Baby Go Helps Kids With Disabilities Get Around

A group of students at Marymount University builds free, battery-powered cars to help children with disabilities get around. News4’s Aimee Cho reports.

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 at 06:17 PM EDT

Can the 'Uber of Birth Control' Fix Contraceptive Deserts?

Can the 'Uber of Birth Control' Fix Contraceptive Deserts?

Often referred to as the "Uber of birth control," Nurx ships birth control directly to a woman's doorstep, bypassing the traditional visit to a clinic or physician typically necessary for getting or renewing...

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 at 06:44 PM EDT

GOP Lawmakers Propose New Conditions on Health Bill

GOP Lawmakers Propose New Conditions on Health Bill

Two top Republicans announced a bill Tuesday restoring federal subsidies to insurers while including tough conditions sought by the White House. Senate Democrats have enough votes to kill it, but the measure...

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 at 08:01 AM EDT

Crying Babies Push Same 'Buttons' in Mothers' Brains: Study

Crying Babies Push Same 'Buttons' in Mothers' Brains: Study

Crying babies push the same "buttons" in their mothers' brains no matter what their culture, a new study suggests. The research found that mothers in 11 countries tend to react the same way to their bawling...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 09:04 PM EDT

Music Therapy Helps Man Regain Voice After Snowboarding Accident

Music Therapy Helps Man Regain Voice After Snowboarding Accident

Six years ago, a snowboarding accident left an 18-year-old man with a catastrophic brain injury. The removal of part of his brain prevented him from moving or speaking. Barbara Harrison shares how music therapy...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 08:55 AM EDT

US Uninsured Up 3.5M This Year; Expected to Rise: Survey

US Uninsured Up 3.5M This Year; Expected to Rise: Survey

The number of U.S. adults without health insurance is up nearly 3.5 million this year, as rising premiums and political turmoil over "Obamacare" undermine coverage gains that drove the nation's uninsured rate to...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 04:52 AM EDT

Pollution Is Deadlier Than War, Disaster, Hunger: Study

Pollution Is Deadlier Than War, Disaster, Hunger: Study

Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS,...

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