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Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 06:56 AM CST

New Charity Fights Hunger in North Texas

New Charity Fights Hunger in North Texas

There is a new charity to help fight hunger in North Texas.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 06:05 PM CST

Twins Recovering from Major Surgery Practice with FC Dallas

Twins Recovering from Major Surgery Practice with FC Dallas

Twin boys from Ethiopia who came to North Texas for life-changing back surgeries got the chance to kick around soccer balls with FC Dallas players Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 07:59 PM CST

Texas Can't Slash Planned Parenthood's Medicaid Dollars

Texas Can't Slash Planned Parenthood's Medicaid Dollars

Federal judge blocks Texas from cutting off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over 2015 anti-abortion videos.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 12:58 PM CST

Rise in Premiums Lays Bare 2 Americas on Health Care

Rise in Premiums Lays Bare 2 Americas on Health Care

Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. The subsidized coverage "Obamacare" offers provides protection from life's unpredictable changes and freedom to pursue his...

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 12:28 PM CST

NIH Testing Mosquito Saliva Vaccine as Way to Fight Illness

NIH Testing Mosquito Saliva Vaccine as Way to Fight Illness

Wanted: 60 people willing to be bitten by mosquitoes to test a new kind of vaccine — one that acts against the bugs' saliva. Rather than separate vaccines against Zika or other mosquito-borne diseases, the new...

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 09:31 AM CST

Face Transplant Links Men Touched by Tragedy

Face Transplant Links Men Touched by Tragedy

The first face transplant performed at Mayo Clinic is providing a man from Wyoming a second chance at a normal life after he was disfigured by a gunshot in a suicide attempt a decade ago. He now has the face of...

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 10:43 PM CST

Young Boy's Bone Marrow Journey Leads to Texas Donor

Young Boy's Bone Marrow Journey Leads to Texas Donor

At first a young mother thought her son just had a stomach bug. But he was soon diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder, and a nearly one-in-a-million shot at saving his life led them to a Texas man.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 04:05 AM CST

Heart Attack: Slashing Door-to-Balloon Times

Heart Attack: Slashing Door-to-Balloon Times

Doctors are finding new ways to cut the time it takes to get heart attack patients life-saving care.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 02:52 PM CST

Drugs Vanish at Some VA Hospitals: AP

Drugs Vanish at Some VA Hospitals: AP

Federal authorities are stepping up investigations at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers due to a sharp increase in opioid theft, missing prescriptions or unauthorized drug use by VA employees since...

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 06:39 AM CST

Some Bug Repellents Work Better Than Others

Some Bug Repellents Work Better Than Others

A milder winter means more bugs come spring, and a new study from New Mexico State University shows not all repellents work like they claim to.

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