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Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 06:17 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.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 10:45 AM EDT

FDA Approves Experiment to Allow Bay Area Doctor to Use Ecstasy to Treat Patients

FDA Approves Experiment to Allow Bay Area Doctor to Use Ecstasy to Treat Patients

The Federal Drug Administration is allowing a team of Bay Area psychotherapists to experiment with ecstasy to treat patients. Dr. Phil Wolfson, who has offices in San Francisco and Marin County, is in charge of...

Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 09:34 AM EDT

Pentagon Mistakenly Ships Live Anthrax Samples

Pentagon Mistakenly Ships Live Anthrax Samples

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine...

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 03:37 PM EDT

Americans Are Getting Even Fatter, Survey Finds

Americans Are Getting Even Fatter, Survey Finds

A new survey shows Americans are getting even fatter, with nearly 28 percent of of people in the U.S. saying they're clinically obese, NBC News reported.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 12:57 PM EDT

Study Peeks Into Healthy Brains to Hunt Alzheimer's Culprit

Study Peeks Into Healthy Brains to Hunt Alzheimer's Culprit

Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 12:51 PM EDT

SIDS Risk Greater at Higher Altitudes

SIDS Risk Greater at Higher Altitudes

Lofty living may make babies vulnerable to sudden infant death syndrome, according to a Colorado study that found higher risks above 8,000 feet (2,400 meters).

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