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Friday, May 30, 2014 at 01:22 PM EDT

NBC 4 New York & NY Giants Health & Fitness Expo

NBC 4 New York & NY Giants Health & Fitness Expo

NBC 4 New York and the New York Giants are thrilled to welcome you to our second annual Health and Fitness Expo.

Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015 at 09:41 AM EST

Plague-Carrying Flea Found on NYC Rats: Study

Plague-Carrying Flea Found on NYC Rats: Study

The type of flea that spread the bubonic plague across Europe in the 1300s, killing millions of people, lives in NYC, according to a study published in a medical journal.

Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015 at 09:07 AM EST

Doctors Use New 3-D Tech to Prepare for Brain Surgery

Doctors Use New 3-D Tech to Prepare for Brain Surgery

A breakthrough technology called Surgical Theater is allowing brain surgeons at UCLA’s Neurosurgery Center, for the first time, to look inside the heads of their patients before they go under the knife. Doctors

Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 08:19 PM EST

Dallas Nurse Who Survived Ebola Sues Hospital

Dallas Nurse Who Survived Ebola Sues Hospital

A 26-year-old nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease has filed a lawsuit against the parent company of the Dallas hospital where she worked.

Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 12:15 PM EST

Parents Pressuring Doctors to Delay Vaccines: Survey

Parents Pressuring Doctors to Delay Vaccines: Survey

Parents are asking doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, according to a new study published in Monday’s Pediatrics.

Sunday, Mar 1, 2015 at 07:57 PM EST

New App Lets Patients Receive Diagnosis Through Phone

New App Lets Patients Receive Diagnosis Through Phone

Patients can video call with a licensed doctor in their area with a few quick taps of their fingers.

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