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Ebola Doctor to Leave Hospital Today
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Ebola Doctor to Leave Hospital Today

The Fort Worth doctor who became infected with the Ebola virus while serving as a missionary in Africa will be released from an Atlanta hospital later today, the hospital announced early Thursday. Read »

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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

"Suicide Tourism" to Switzerland Doubles

The number of people who traveled to Switzerland for a voluntary assisted death doubled between 2008 and 2012,... 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 the... 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 the... 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 said... 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

Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being recalled because of possible... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
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 because... 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 that... 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 became... 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 North... 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 the... 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 the... Read »

Aug 14, 2014
Eating More Salt Is Okay, New Study Finds

Eating More Salt Is Okay, New Study Finds

A new study suggests that it's safe for healthy people to eat about twice as much salt as currently recommended,... Read »

Aug 13, 2014
American With Ebola Getting Stronger, Husband Says

American With Ebola Getting Stronger, Husband Says

The U.S. woman who contracted Ebola while working as an aid worker in Liberia is gaining back her strength, her... Read »

Aug 13, 2014
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