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Afterlife Advocacy: New Brittany Maynard Video Calls For Action

Right-to-die advocates released a video Wednesday on what would have been Brittany Maynard's 30th birthday, in which the late newlywed urges Americans to join a grassroots campaign to pass death-with-dignity... »

CDC Shelves Controversial Workplace Obesity Website

The CDC has taken down a much-criticized website that offered an "obesity cost calculator" to help American employers tally financial losses linked to overweight employees, an agency spokeswoman said Tuesday. »


Young Author Shares Her Battle With Sickle-Cell Disease

NBC10's Vai Sikahema talks to Elvelyna Beaubrun, a young author who shares the story of her battle with sickle-cell anemia in her book "The Girl With the Lion Heart." »

Health Care Push Comes to Bars, Nail Salons

The pitch for health care coverage is being made at nail salons, pizzerias, mosques and even bars. »


Former NFL Star Helps Create Revoluntionary Scrubs

Former NFL player Bert Emanuel teamed up with local medical professionals to create a high-tech medical uniform. »


Parenting Adopted Children

NBC10's Vai Sikahema sits down with nationally acclaimed author Dr. Sue Cornbluth to discuss her book on parenting children who are adopted or fostered. »

Prepare for Possible CO Leaks at Home

Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless and tasteless poison that can render you defenseless without the right precautions. »

Concerns About Safety in State Psychiatric Hospital

Mental health advocates in New Jersey say they are getting more calls from concerned family members about assaults in state psychiatric hospitals. »

Deadly Stigma: Why Lung Cancer Is Killing More Nonsmokers

Lung cancer takes more lives than breast, prostate, colon, and pancreatic cancers combined, but because it carries the stigma of smoking, experts say that it is often overlooked in non-smoking patients, despite... »

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