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New Parkland Hospital To Be Dedicated Monday
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New Parkland Hospital To Be Dedicated Monday

The new Parkland Hospital will be dedicated in Dallas on March 30. Many downtown buildings turned their purple lights on the dedication's eve. Watch »

Mar 29, 2015
Dallas County Ready For Mosquito Fight

Dallas County Ready For Mosquito Fight

North Texans are beginning to fight the bite in 2015. Watch »

Mar 29, 2015
Boy With Rare Disorder Asks Supporters to Wear Yellow Before Operation

Boy With Rare Disorder Asks Supporters to Wear Yellow Before Operation

A 5-year-old boy with an immune disorder is asking people to wear yellow, his favorite color, on the day of his... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke

Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke

Americans bought less soda for the 10th straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
New Parkland Hospital Tour

New Parkland Hospital Tour

Dallas County is about to get a brand new, state-of-the-art public hospital this fall. Read »

Mar 26, 2015
WATCH: New Anti-Smoking Ads Highlight Pain, Suffering

WATCH: New Anti-Smoking Ads Highlight Pain, Suffering

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is introducing a new installment of its anti-smoking campaign... Watch »

Mar 26, 2015
Spring Allergies Have Many in North Texas Seeing Red

Spring Allergies Have Many in North Texas Seeing Red

Spring allergies are leaving a lot of North Texans miserable, and that means long waits at some doctors' offices. Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Indiana Calls in CDC to Help With HIV Outbreak

Indiana Calls in CDC to Help With HIV Outbreak

Indiana health officials called on federal experts last week for help in containing an HIV outbreak that includes 55... Read »

Mar 26, 2015
New Anthrax Treatment Okayed by FDA

New Anthrax Treatment Okayed by FDA

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new anthrax treatment that helps fight infection in patients who... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Program Ranks Texas Counties in Overall Health

Program Ranks Texas Counties in Overall Health

The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program provides a study that ranks Texas counties based on several health... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Cruz to Buy Insurance Via Obamacare

Cruz to Buy Insurance Via Obamacare

Sen. Ted Cruz said Tuesday he is signing up his family for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act,... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
How Not to Treat a Cold

How Not to Treat a Cold

Cold season is in full swing, and many people turn to so-called “natural” remedies to try to prevent colds or ease... Watch »

Mar 24, 2015
Nearly 250,000 Don't Know They Have Alzheimer's: Report

Nearly 250,000 Don't Know They Have Alzheimer's: Report

More than 500,000 Americans will have Alzheimer’s disease this year, but nearly 250,000 won’t know it, according to... Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Death Points to Dangers of Black-Market Cosmetic Work

Death Points to Dangers of Black-Market Cosmetic Work

Authorities say recent cosmetic-related deaths in Texas and elsewhere were caused by people who either weren't... Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Burleson Warns Residents About Rabid Skunks

Burleson Warns Residents About Rabid Skunks

City officials in Burleson issued a warning Tuesday after six skunks tested positive for rabies since January. Read »

Mar 24, 2015
11M Fewer Americans Uninsured Since Obamacare: CDC

11M Fewer Americans Uninsured Since Obamacare: CDC

The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health... Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Rain, Standing Water Boost Mosquito Disease Threat

Rain, Standing Water Boost Mosquito Disease Threat

North Texas health officials are urging early action to combat the threat of disease from mosquitoes after recent... Watch »

Mar 23, 2015
Amy's Kitchen Frozen Food Recall

Amy's Kitchen Frozen Food Recall

Amy's Kitchen, Inc. announces voluntary recall. Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Nut, Trail Mix Recall Due to Salmonella Risks

Nut, Trail Mix Recall Due to Salmonella Risks

Two different companies have announced recalls, both due to possible salmonella contamination. Read »

Mar 23, 2015
Thousands Rock 'n' Roll on Dallas Streets

Thousands Rock 'n' Roll on Dallas Streets

The annual Humana Dallas Rock 'n' Roll Half-Marathon took over downtown on Sunday morning Watch »

Mar 22, 2015
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