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Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 06:02 PM CDT

States Push to Protect Birth Control Despite Failed GOP Bill

States Push to Protect Birth Control Despite Failed GOP Bill

Even with the Republican failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law, Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access, Planned Parenthood funding and...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 06:01 PM CDT

Brain Damage Results from Substance Abuse

Brain Damage Results from Substance Abuse

Substance abuse leads to brain damage similar to traumatic brain injuries, says doctor.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 05:23 PM CDT

Ask the Pediatrician - Ear Infections and Breast Feeding

Ask the Pediatrician - Ear Infections and Breast Feeding

Every Tuesday, NBC 5's Bianca Castro wants you to "Ask the Pediatrician." It's your chance to ask a local pediatrician questions that are important to you and your family.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 03:32 PM CDT

Tarrant County College’s EMS Program Emerging As Health Care Job Training Leader

Tarrant County College’s EMS Program Emerging As Health Care Job Training Leader

Tarrant County College’s EMS program emerging as health care job training leader.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 07:54 AM CDT

Texas-Based Company Recalls José Olé Frozen Taquitos

Texas-Based Company Recalls José Olé Frozen Taquitos

A Texas-based company is recalling more than 35,000 pounds of a popular frozen product.

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:01 PM CDT

Facebook Health Advice Can Lead to Unexpected Consequences

Facebook Health Advice Can Lead to Unexpected Consequences

Facebook "moms" groups are designed to be supportive networks, but doctors say moms looking for medical advice can create unexpected consequences.

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 07:12 PM CDT

Race for the Cure 2017

Race for the Cure 2017

Join NBC 5 and Susan G. Komen Greater Fort Worth in celebrating 25 years the Susan G. Komen Greater Fort Worth Race

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 05:37 PM CDT

DMN's Naomi Martin Discusses Marijuana and Autism

DMN's Naomi Martin Discusses Marijuana and Autism

Naomi Martin, reporter for The Dallas Morning News, has been following the story of Christy and Mark Zartler, of Richardson, who posted a video of their daughter, Kara, who has a severe form of autism, taking...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 06:16 AM CDT

Get a Brain Boost for STAAR Testing!

Get a Brain Boost for STAAR Testing!

STAAR testing kicks off this week, and eating a healthy breakfast will be a key to success. Some foods can give your brain that extra boost it needs to get through the day.

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 02:43 AM CDT

Now What? Options for Consumers as Health Law Drama Fades

Now What? Options for Consumers as Health Law Drama Fades

As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year. The Republican health plan designed to replace...

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