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Woman Injured By Foul Ball Warns Others
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Woman Injured By Foul Ball Warns Others

A single mother of two is recovering after a line-drive foul ball hit her in the face. Watch »

2 hours ago
The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin: Healthier Kids Meals

The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin: Healthier Kids Meals

The Dallas Morning News' medical expert Dr. Seema Yasmin discusses a movement to make restaurant meals healthier for... Watch »

6 hours ago
Getting the Right Backpack

Getting the Right Backpack

Consumer Reports offers some helpful hints to picking the right backpack for your child. Watch »

3 hours ago
Service Friday for Boy Killed by Brain Infection

Service Friday for Boy Killed by Brain Infection

A service will be held at a Houston-area church to remember a 14-year-old swimmer who died after contracting a brain... Read »

Sep 1, 2015
Toddler Once Paralyzed by West Nile Now Recovering

Toddler Once Paralyzed by West Nile Now Recovering

A North Texas toddler once thought to be paralyzed from West Nile virus is recovering, and his family has a warning... Watch »

Aug 31, 2015
Source of Blue Bell Listeria Never Pinpointed

Source of Blue Bell Listeria Never Pinpointed

As Blue Bell begins its much-anticipated return to store shelves, the company acknowledges the exact source of the... Watch »

Aug 31, 2015
Texas Teen Dies After Amoeba Enters Brain

Texas Teen Dies After Amoeba Enters Brain

A 14-year-old boy has died after encountering a rare amoeba while swimming in a lake north of Houston. Read »

Aug 31, 2015
12th Human WNV Case Reported in Dallas County

12th Human WNV Case Reported in Dallas County

Dallas County health officials are reporting the 12th human case of West Nile virus this season. Read »

Aug 31, 2015
Dallas County Confirms Year's First Mumps Case

Dallas County Confirms Year's First Mumps Case

Dallas County Health and Human Services officials confirm the county's first case of the mumps in 2015. Watch »

Aug 31, 2015
DFW Doctors: Get Your Flu Shots Now!

DFW Doctors: Get Your Flu Shots Now!

Don’t let the warm weather fool you – flu season is right around the corner. Watch »

Aug 31, 2015
Dallas Organizers Prep for Freedom Run

Dallas Organizers Prep for Freedom Run

Organizers are preparing for the 15th Freedom Run 5K in Dallas, benefiting first responders and their families... Watch »

Aug 29, 2015
First Look at Dallas City Water Parks

First Look at Dallas City Water Parks

Now, finally, we have some idea where the city could sink those water parks. Read »

Aug 29, 2015
Irving Resident Dies from West Nile Virus

Irving Resident Dies from West Nile Virus

An Irving resident has died from West Nile virus, according to Dallas County Health and Human Services, becoming the... Watch »

Aug 28, 2015
First Human WNV Case Confirmed in Flower Mound

First Human WNV Case Confirmed in Flower Mound

Denton County health officials confirm Flower Mound has its the first human case of West Nile virus of the season. Read »

Aug 28, 2015
Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Severe Joint Pain: FDA

Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Severe Joint Pain: FDA

Certain diabetes drugs can cause severe and disabling joint pain, the Food and Drug Administration warned patients... Read »

Aug 28, 2015
3 Generations Linked by Single Womb After Transplant

3 Generations Linked by Single Womb After Transplant

For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured his... Watch »

Aug 28, 2015
Rubella Case Confirmed in Tarrant County

Rubella Case Confirmed in Tarrant County

Officials with the Tarrant County Public Health Department confirmed Thursday a student at Texas Christian... Watch »

Aug 27, 2015
Texas Records 4th Death This Year Linked to West Nile

Texas Records 4th Death This Year Linked to West Nile

Health officials say a fourth person has died in Texas this year after contracting the West Nile virus. Read »

Aug 27, 2015
Texas Health Officials Say Medicaid Cuts Still Coming

Texas Health Officials Say Medicaid Cuts Still Coming

Texas health officials say they will still implement a $350 million cut in Medicaid payments for therapy services --... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
Texas Holds Off on Therapy Cuts in Medicaid Program

Texas Holds Off on Therapy Cuts in Medicaid Program

Texas health officials are postponing a $350 million cut in Medicaid payments to therapists after being pushed to... Read »

Aug 26, 2015

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