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Monday, May 23, 2016 at 01:47 PM CDT

Fitbit Heart Rate Trackers 'Highly Inaccurate': Study

Fitbit Heart Rate Trackers 'Highly Inaccurate': Study

A class action lawsuit against Fitbit may be bolstered by the release of a new study claiming the company's popular heart rate trackers are "highly inaccurate," CNBC reports. Researchers at the California State...

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 01:42 PM CDT

NFL Sought to Influence Study on Brain Injuries: Report

NFL Sought to Influence Study on Brain Injuries: Report

National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease, according to a senior House Democrat in a report issued Monday.

Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 09:44 PM CDT

Singer Thomas Rhett Works Out with DFW Fans

Singer Thomas Rhett Works Out with DFW Fans

Before hitting the stage in DFW Saturday night, country singer Thomas Rhett hit the gym with fans.

Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 09:43 AM CDT

Trying To Get Jump On Zika Preparations With Money In Limbo

Trying To Get Jump On Zika Preparations With Money In Limbo

Beg, borrow and steal: Zika preparation involves a bit of all three as federal, state and local health officials try to get a jump on the mosquito-borne virus while Congress haggles over how much money...

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 05:26 PM CDT

Denton Finds Rare Mosquito-Transmitted Virus

Denton Finds Rare Mosquito-Transmitted Virus

The city announced Friday that a mosquito tested positive for California Serogroup virus, a family of viruses rarely found in Texas.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 04:09 PM CDT

Pregnant Women Infected With Zika Virus in Garland

Pregnant Women Infected With Zika Virus in Garland

The City of Garland Health Department has confirmed the first case of Zika virus in a pregnant woman in Garland. A second preliminary case is awaiting confirmation from the CDC.

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