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FDA Warns Against Device It Says Can Spread Cancer in Women
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FDA Warns Against Device It Says Can Spread Cancer in Women

The Food and Drug Administration warned Monday women getting fibroids removed should not be treated using devices called morcellators, which can possibly spread cancer in a woman's body. Read »

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Find a Flu Shot in DFW

Find a Flu Shot in DFW

Check our list of locations to get your flu vaccine across North Texas. Read »

Apr 29, 2014
Ebola Victim's Fiancee Moves Into New Home

Ebola Victim's Fiancee Moves Into New Home

The fiancee of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who died of Ebola, is settling into a Dallas condominium a month... Read »

Nov 21, 2014
11-Year-Old North Texas Child Paralyzed by Enterovirus-D68

11-Year-Old North Texas Child Paralyzed by Enterovirus-D68

A mystery illness that has sickened children all over the country causes paralysis in a North Texas child. Watch »

Nov 21, 2014
Afterlife Advocacy: New Brittany Maynard Video Calls For Action

Afterlife Advocacy: New Brittany Maynard Video Calls For Action

Right-to-die advocates released a video Wednesday on what would have been Brittany Maynard's 30th birthday, in which... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
Oxy Elite Pro Offers Refund in Class Action Settlement

Oxy Elite Pro Offers Refund in Class Action Settlement

The Dallas based makers of controversial weight loss supplement Oxy Elite Pro and GNC stores that sold it are offer... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
Consumer Reports: Hidden Risks of Going Gluten-Free

Consumer Reports: Hidden Risks of Going Gluten-Free

How good is a gluten-free diet for everyone? Consumer Reports reviewed nutrition labels for more than 80 gluten-free... Watch »

Nov 21, 2014
Dallas County Offers Free Flu Vaccine

Dallas County Offers Free Flu Vaccine

Flu season is around the corner and Dallas County Health and Human Services is offering vaccines free of charge. Read »

Nov 18, 2014
CDC Shelves Controversial Workplace Obesity Website

CDC Shelves Controversial Workplace Obesity Website

The CDC has taken down a much-criticized website that offered an "obesity cost calculator" to help Americ... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
Arsenic in Rice

Arsenic in Rice

Consumer Reports has issued new guidelines for limits on how much rice you and your children should eat. Watch »

Nov 18, 2014
Flu Cases on the Rise

Flu Cases on the Rise

Pharmacies are seeing more customers wanting to get the flu shot and public health says the number of flu cases... Watch »

Nov 17, 2014
Watchdog: Don't Overpay for Minor Medical Care

Watchdog: Don't Overpay for Minor Medical Care

Here's some advice that may save you a thousand dollars or more. Watch »

Nov 17, 2014
Deadly Stigma: Why Lung Cancer Is Killing More Nonsmokers

Deadly Stigma: Why Lung Cancer Is Killing More Nonsmokers

Lung cancer takes more lives than breast, prostate, colon, and pancreatic cancers combined, but because it carries... Read »

Nov 15, 2014
Clinical Trials on Tap for Possible Ebola Vaccine

Clinical Trials on Tap for Possible Ebola Vaccine

A top U.S. health official says long-anticipated clinical trials of a possible Ebola vaccine will start soon in West... Read »

Nov 13, 2014
Dallas County Reports 4th Case of Chikungunya

Dallas County Reports 4th Case of Chikungunya

The Dallas County Health and Human Services Department confirms a fourth case of Chikungunya in Dallas County this... Read »

Nov 12, 2014
Vets Issue Advice on Pets That May Have Ebola

Vets Issue Advice on Pets That May Have Ebola

A veterinarians' group has put out guidance on handling pets that may have been infected by Ebola. It says that... Read »

Nov 12, 2014
Hundreds of Kids Harmed By Detergent 'Pods:' Study

Hundreds of Kids Harmed By Detergent 'Pods:' Study

Accidental poisonings from squishy laundry detergent packets sometimes mistaken for toys or candy landed more than... Watch »

Nov 10, 2014
Ebola Nurse Hickox to be Advocate for Health Workers

Ebola Nurse Hickox to be Advocate for Health Workers

A Maine nurse who battled politicians over her quarantine after she returned from treating Ebola patients in West... Read »

Nov 10, 2014
Flu Cases on the Rise; Health Leaders Urge Shots

Flu Cases on the Rise; Health Leaders Urge Shots

Leaders in Denton County report a slight uptick in flu cases last week and believe the big numbers may be fast appr... Watch »

Nov 7, 2014
President George W. Bush Meets Amber Vinson

President George W. Bush Meets Amber Vinson

Former President George W. Bush dropped by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Friday to recognize the end of Dallas’... Watch »

Nov 7, 2014
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