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Safety Alert: Mercury in Fish
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Safety Alert: Mercury in Fish

Eating fish can be a great choice. It's an excellent, low-fat source of protein and other nutrients including omega-3 fatty acids, which may help protect your heart, and if you're pregnant, boost your baby's brain development. Watch »

5 hours ago
Find a Flu Shot in DFW

Find a Flu Shot in DFW

Check our list of locations to get your flu vaccine across North Texas. Read »

Apr 29, 2014
Fort Worth Still Without West Nile Positive Mosquitoes

Fort Worth Still Without West Nile Positive Mosquitoes

The West Nile virus and mosquito seasons may run longer this year thanks to summer rains, but Fort Worth... Watch »

Aug 21, 2014
Dr. Kent Brantly Discharged; Cured of Ebola

Dr. Kent Brantly Discharged; Cured of Ebola

Two American aid workers treated at a Georgia hospital after becoming infected with the deadly Ebola virus now pose... Watch »

13 minutes ago

"Suicide Tourism" to Switzerland Doubles

The number of people who traveled to Switzerland for a voluntary assisted death doubled between 2008 and... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Experimental Drug Cures Ebola-Like Virus in Monkeys

Experimental Drug Cures Ebola-Like Virus in Monkeys

Researchers in the fight against Ebola are hopeful after an experimental drug cured monkeys infected with... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Back-to-School Health

Back-to-School Health

Texas Healthcare Dr. Mark Hammonds discusses immunizations, preventing sickness and more. Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Livestrong Gives $50M Gift to UT

Livestrong Gives $50M Gift to UT

Lance Armstrong's former charity made the largest investment in its history Tuesday by giving $50 million to... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Calif. Patient May Have Been Exposed to Ebola: Officials

Calif. Patient May Have Been Exposed to Ebola: Officials

A patient admitted to a South Sacramento hospital may have been exposed to the Ebola virus, health officials... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Football Team Adds Helmet Cushions to Curb Impacts

Football Team Adds Helmet Cushions to Curb Impacts

Football practice for the Richland High School Rebels includes something extra. Soft cushions called Guardian... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Peanut, Almond Butter Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Peanut, Almond Butter Recalled for Salmonella Risk

A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible... Watch »

2 hours ago
Annual Powder-Puff Game Exceeds Fundraising Goal

Annual Powder-Puff Game Exceeds Fundraising Goal

The 7th annual BvB Powder-Puff Football Game raises $440,000 for Alzheimer's research. Read »

Aug 19, 2014
EPA Takes Issue with Handing Out Mosquito Dunks

EPA Takes Issue with Handing Out Mosquito Dunks

After two summers of providing free mosquito dunks to residents, Trophy Club had to stop giving them out... Watch »

Aug 19, 2014
Slum Residents Loot Ebola Clinic in Liberia

Slum Residents Loot Ebola Clinic in Liberia

Residents of a large slum looted an Ebola quarantine center in Liberia's capital on Saturday, raising fears... Read »

Aug 18, 2014
Liberia Overwhelmed by Ebola, Opens 2nd Center in Capital

Liberia Overwhelmed by Ebola, Opens 2nd Center in Capital

Liberian authorities opened a second Ebola treatment center in the country's capital after the first... Read »

Aug 16, 2014
Eleven Chikungunya Cases Reported in Texas

Eleven Chikungunya Cases Reported in Texas

Texas Department of State Health Services reports 11 cases of chikungunya virus in Texas, with two cases in... Read »

Aug 15, 2014
Merkerson Shines Spotlight on Diabetes

Merkerson Shines Spotlight on Diabetes

Longtime "Law and Order" actress S. Epatha Merkerson is encouraging people living with Type 2 diabetes to... Watch »

Aug 14, 2014
Texas Medicaid Load Rising Even Without Expansion

Texas Medicaid Load Rising Even Without Expansion

Officials estimate the Texas Medicaid caseload could soon increase by more than 600,000 cases, despite the... Read »

Aug 14, 2014
Whole Foods Lied About Sugar in Yogurt: Lawsuit

Whole Foods Lied About Sugar in Yogurt: Lawsuit

Whole Foods Market knowingly sold its store brand yogurt containing a sugar content that was nearly six times... Read »

Aug 14, 2014
MRSA Breaks Out Among Firefighter Trainees in New York

MRSA Breaks Out Among Firefighter Trainees in New York

A handful of probationary firefighters training on New York's Randall's Island have contracted... Read »

Aug 14, 2014
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