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North Texas Ground Spraying Schedule: 2015

North Texas Ground Spraying Schedule: 2015

See which cities are ground spraying for mosquitoes and when. Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Woman's Measles Death the 1st in U.S. Since 2003

Woman's Measles Death the 1st in U.S. Since 2003

A Washington woman died from measles in the spring — the first measles death in the U.S. since 2003 and the first in Read »

Jul 3, 2015
World Cup Collision Sparks Concussion Concerns

World Cup Collision Sparks Concussion Concerns

Like many contact sports only recently coming to terms with the long-term risks of concussions, soccer has struggled... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Baby Floats & Scuba Masks Recalled

Baby Floats & Scuba Masks Recalled

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has two recalls Wednesday that involved summer products. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Texas Health Dept. Investigates Rise in Cyclosporiasis Cases

Texas Health Dept. Investigates Rise in Cyclosporiasis Cases

The growing number of cyclosporiasis cases in Texas prompts the Texas Department of State Health Services to look... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
First 2015 North Texas West Nile Case Confirmed

First 2015 North Texas West Nile Case Confirmed

The state health department confirms the year's first North Texas human case of West Nile virus Tuesday night. Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
Two Makes of Golf Carts Recalled

Two Makes of Golf Carts Recalled

The makers of two golf carts are recalling their products according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Some People Seeking Sunburns - Just for the 'Art'

Some People Seeking Sunburns - Just for the 'Art'

While most people avoid sunburns at all costs, there are some who welcome them, all in the name of "art." Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Sugary Drinks May Kill 184,000 People Each Year: Study

Sugary Drinks May Kill 184,000 People Each Year: Study

Consumption of soda, energy beverages, and other sugary drinks may be linked to 184,000 adult deaths each year... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin: Sugary Drinks

The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin: Sugary Drinks

The Dallas Morning News' health expert Dr. Seema Yasmin discusses a new study on sugary drinks and their effect... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Supreme Court Blocks Texas Abortion Clinic Restrictions

Supreme Court Blocks Texas Abortion Clinic Restrictions

The US Supreme Court agreed Monday afternoon to put a hold on court rulings that have reduced the number of abortion... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Why More Women Than Men Have Alzheimer's

Why More Women Than Men Have Alzheimer's

Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the... Read »

Jun 28, 2015
FEMA Provides Help for North Texas Communities

FEMA Provides Help for North Texas Communities

Families in Dallas County impacted by floods from May can now get assistance from FEMA. Watch »

Jun 26, 2015
Toddler Suffers 2nd Degree Burns at Klyde Warren Park

Toddler Suffers 2nd Degree Burns at Klyde Warren Park

Areas designed for children to play this summer may not always be as safe as you think. Watch »

Jun 25, 2015
California Vaccine Bill Clears Major Hurdle

California Vaccine Bill Clears Major Hurdle

California's Assembly on Thursday approved a hotly contested bill requiring that nearly all public schoolchildren be... Read »

Jun 25, 2015
Key Ways the Health Care Ruling Affects Texas

Key Ways the Health Care Ruling Affects Texas

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld government subsidies that help more than 6.4 million Americans in Texas and 33... Read »

Jun 25, 2015
Ramps, Parks at Many Area Lakes to Remain Closed for Summer

Ramps, Parks at Many Area Lakes to Remain Closed for Summer

Flooding has forced the closure of many ramps and parks at North Texas lakes for the rest of the summer, officials... Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
Dallas Co. Steps Up Efforts Against Chikungunya

Dallas Co. Steps Up Efforts Against Chikungunya

Dallas County is stepping up its efforts to look for signs of yet another threat transmitted by mosquitoes. Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile in Glenn Heights

Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile in Glenn Heights

A mosquito trapped in unincorporated Tarrant County has tested positive for West Nile virus, county officials say... Read »

Jun 24, 2015
Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Near Mansfield

Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Near Mansfield

A mosquito trapped in unincorporated Tarrant County has tested positive for West Nile virus, county officials say... Read »

Jun 24, 2015
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