• NBC Oct 5, 2019

    Singer Sia Reveals She Has a Neurological Disorder, Suffers From Chronic Pain

    Singer Sia revealed in a Twitter post on Friday that she suffers from chronic pain and a neurological disease, NBC News reports. “I just wanted to say to those of you suffering from pain, whether physical or emotional, I love you, keep going,” the “Cheap Thrills” songstress wrote in a post. Sia, whose real name is Sia Kate Isobelle Furler,...

  • Donald Trump Sep 7, 2019

    Mexico Declares Success Slowing Migrant Flow as US Border Crossings Decline

    Mexico says the number of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border has fallen by 56 percent since an agreement with U.S. officials three months ago to reduce the flow. Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard declared the measures a success Friday. He also said the deployment of the National Guard has generated few complaints about human rights violations.

  • NEW YORK Jul 23, 2019

    Lisa Rinna Shares Daughter Delilah Belle's Mental Health Struggles Caused by Childhood Infection

    “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Lisa Rinna revealed over Instagram the root of her oldest daughter’s struggles with depression and anxiety after Delilah opened up to her followers just days prior. Rinna began her post praising both of her daughters being “brave and courageous.” Her youngest daughter, Amelia Gray Hamlin, shared in March 2018 her suffering with an...

  • Donald Trump Jul 13, 2019

    Appeals Court Gives Trump a Win in Sanctuary City Case

    A federal appeals court gave President Donald Trump a rare legal win in his efforts to crack down on “sanctuary cities” Friday, upholding the Justice Department’s decision to give preferential treatment in awarding community policing grants to cities that cooperate with immigration authorities. The 2-1 opinion overturned a nationwide injunction issued by a federal judge in Los Angeles. The court...

  • VMS May 8, 2019

    Spotting the Signs of an Eating Disorder

    An estimated 30 million Americans will suffer with an eating disorder in their lifetime. News4’s Doreen Gentzler spoke with Dr. Elizabeth Weaver about the warning signs for an eating disorder, including restricting foods, increased isolation, weight fluctuation, anxiety and depression. She also spoke with Jacqueline Rangel, who experienced an eating disorder since elementary school.

  • Canada Apr 1, 2019

    Federal Study Gives New Options for People With Rare Cancers

    People with rare cancers have been out of luck — not only do most lack good treatments but drug companies also don’t pursue them because of small potential sales. Now, a federal study that pools these folks gives them strength in numbers and new options. The first results from this novel effort were revealed at an American Association for Cancer...

  • Europe Mar 20, 2019

    Smoking Strong Pot Daily Raises Psychosis Risk, Study Finds

    Smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by nearly five times, according to the biggest-ever study to examine the impact of pot on psychotic disorder rates. The research adds to previous studies that have found links between marijuana and mental health problems, but still does not definitively pinpoint marijuana as the cause. Psychotic disorders —...

  • VMS Feb 1, 2019

    Maryland Student Relies on Blood Donations for Disorder

    The Red Cross is struggling to find enough blood donors — But those donations are important for patients. News4’s Aaron Gilcrist talks to Kaitlyn Adams, who uses blood transfusions to mitigate pain from sickle cell anemia.

  • Donald Trump Nov 22, 2018

    Mattis Says He Has Extra Authority to Use Military on Border

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday the White House has given him explicit authority to use military troops to protect Customs and Border Protection personnel, with lethal force if necessary, at the southwest border. This could, under certain circumstances, mean directing troops to temporarily detain migrants in the event of disorder or violence against border patrol agents. “This is...

  • Donald Trump Sep 25, 2018

    World Leaders Laugh as Trump Boasts of His Achievements

    President Donald Trump poured scorn on the “ideology of globalism” and heaped praise on his own administration’s achievements Tuesday in a speech to the U.N. General Assembly that drew headshakes and even mocking laughter from his audience of fellow world leaders. “The U.S. will not tell you how to live and work or worship,” Trump said as he unapologetically promoted...

  • Associated Press Jun 21, 2018

    ‘Gaming Disorder' Revives Medical Debate on Addiction

    Now that the world’s leading public health group says too much Minecraft can be an addiction, could overindulging in chocolate, exercise, even sex, be next? The short answer is probably not. The new “gaming disorder” classification from the World Health Organization revives a debate in the medical community about whether behaviors can cause the same kind of addictive illness as...

  • Donald Trump Mar 24, 2018

    Trump's Impulses Put White House Credibility on the Line

    What’s the White House’s word worth? Days of conflicting and misleading statements from President Donald Trump and his top aides have fueled new questions about the White House’s credibility, sowing mistrust and instability within the West Wing and leaving some congressional Republicans wondering if they have a good faith negotiating partner in the president. One former congressional GOP leadership aide...

  • Maryland Sep 22, 2017

    Teen Organ Recipients Who Met 13 Years Ago Going to Homecoming Together

    Two teenagers who met as children when they had rare organ transplants 13 years ago are set to go to a homecoming dance together in the Washington, D.C. area.

  • OFFICER Jul 29, 2017

    London Family Appeals for Peace After Man's Death in Custody

    The family of a young black man who died following a London police chase appealed for peace Saturday, a day after street protests over his death turned violent. Relatives held a vigil outside an east London police station for 20-year-old Rashan Charles, who died in a hospital last week after he was pursued and apprehended by an officer in the...

  • United States Jul 25, 2017

    Medicaid Is Matter of Life or Death for Mt. Airy 2-Year-Old

    The health care debate played out closer to home Monday as Senate Republicans continued to weigh which version of their bill will be brought to a vote Tuesday.

  • United States Jul 8, 2017

    FDA Approves First New Drug in 20 Years for Sickle Cell

    he U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug in nearly 20 years for sickle cell, an inherited disease in which abnormally shaped red blood cells can’t properly carry oxygen throughout the body, which can cause severe pain and organ damage. About 100,000 people in the U.S., mostly blacks, have the disorder and about 275,000 babies are born...

  • United States Jul 7, 2017

    FDA Approves First New Drug in 20 Years for Sickle Cell

    The FDA approved the first new treatment in almost 20 years for the rare blood disorder sickle cell disease.

  • Surgery May 20, 2017

    Lena Dunham Cancels Live Lenny Tour to Recover From Surgery

    Lena Dunham is canceling her feminist newsletter’s “America IRL” tour this summer to tend to her health. Dunham said Friday in a post on LennyLetter.com that recent surgery and physical therapy to treat endometriosis has caused “the greatest amount of physical pain I’ve ever experienced” and that she isn’t up for the cross-country tour. The 31-year-old “Girls” creator announced last...

  • NBC May 20, 2017

    Eating Disorders Often Overlooked in College Sports

    For many young athletes, making it onto a college sports team is a dream come true. But medical experts caution that student-athletes are among those most likely to develop bone fractures and organ failures associated with eating disorders. Despite the warnings, eating disorders in sports are a problem that receives little attention, and in some cases, remains ignored by coaches...

  • actress May 4, 2017

    Lena Dunham Shares Hospital Bed Selfie After Met Gala

    Lena Dunham broke her silence Thursday about a health scare after being rushed to the hospital following the 2017 Met Gala earlier this week.

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