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$14M Awarded in Lawsuit Linking Contraceptive, Stroke
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$14M Awarded in Lawsuit Linking Contraceptive, Stroke

A jury has awarded $14 million to a suburban Chicago woman who said in a lawsuit that she suffered a debilitating stroke after taking the birth control drug Yasmin. Watch »

Apr 19, 2014
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 »

Jan 8, 2014
Whole Foods Recalls Croissants Over Undeclared Egg

Whole Foods Recalls Croissants Over Undeclared Egg

Whole Foods Markets is recalling mini butter croissants sold in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana because they... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
New Surgery Offers Hope for Babies Born With Rare Disorder

New Surgery Offers Hope for Babies Born With Rare Disorder

A new surgery at Cook Children’s Medical Center is offering a cure for babies born with a rare disorder of... Watch »

Apr 18, 2014
Allergies Hitting North Texans Hard This Spring

Allergies Hitting North Texans Hard This Spring

North Texas is one of the worst places for allergies and the area is living up to that billing this spring. Watch »

Apr 18, 2014
Sniffing, Sneezing May Also Be Food Allergy

Sniffing, Sneezing May Also Be Food Allergy

Are you sneezing, sniffling or itching more than usual? Those symptoms may be related to food allergies and... Watch »

Apr 17, 2014
Heart Attacks, Strokes Caused by Diabetes Declining

Heart Attacks, Strokes Caused by Diabetes Declining

Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from diabetes are declining, a new federal study shows,... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
New Video: Formerly Conjoined Twins Leave Hospital

New Video: Formerly Conjoined Twins Leave Hospital

The conjoined twins who were separated at Medical City Children's Hospital in Dallas have left the hospital for... Watch »

Apr 16, 2014
Obamacare Helped Nearly 10M Get Insurance: Gallup

Obamacare Helped Nearly 10M Get Insurance: Gallup

A new Gallup survey out on Wednesday shows that Obamacare has helped nearly 10 million Americans get new... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Most Supplements Don't Work, But Americans Still Love Them

Most Supplements Don't Work, But Americans Still Love Them

Although there isn't a lot of evidence that supplements are effective, Americans still love them. Read »

Apr 16, 2014
FW, Tarrant County Slightly Adjust WNV Plan

FW, Tarrant County Slightly Adjust WNV Plan

The West Nile virus has yet to show up this year in North Texas, but cities and counties are already watching... Watch »

Apr 16, 2014
Toothbrush Drill Down

Toothbrush Drill Down

For something so simple as a toothbrush, there sure are a lot of choices. Watch »

Apr 15, 2014
New Video: Formerly Conjoined Twins Leave Hospital

New Video: Formerly Conjoined Twins Leave Hospital

The conjoined twins who were separated at Medical City Children's Hospital in Dallas have left the hospital for... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Kills at Least 100

Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Kills at Least 100

Over 100 people have died from the latest Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Low Blood Sugar Tied to

Low Blood Sugar Tied to "Hangry" Fights With Spouses

Could low blood sugar make you so "hangry" you'd be more prone to abusing your spouse? That's what a... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Fussy Kids Watching More Television, Study Finds

Fussy Kids Watching More Television, Study Finds

Parents of fussy kids may be creating a generation of television binge-watchers by using screen time to soothe their... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Sebelius: Health Care Launch

Sebelius: Health Care Launch "Terribly Flawed"

Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the administration's own predictions that... Read »

Apr 13, 2014
High Chair Danger

High Chair Danger

Consumer Reports does extensive testing to assess high chair safety and says the safest high chairs have... Watch »

Apr 11, 2014
Bedford Bans E-Cigarettes in Non-Smoking Areas

Bedford Bans E-Cigarettes in Non-Smoking Areas

The City of Bedford will be enforcing a new policy that will reduce the number of locations where the public can use... Read »

Apr 10, 2014
California Woman Helping to Change the Stigma of Lung Cancer

California Woman Helping to Change the Stigma of Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is not jut a smoker's disease. NBC Bay Area's Stephanie Chuang profiles a Menlo Park woman who... Watch »

Apr 11, 2014
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