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Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 03:46 PM CDT

FDA Strengthens Warning on Powerful Antibiotics

FDA Strengthens Warning on Powerful Antibiotics

The Food and Drug Administration strengthened warnings on a class of antibiotics, calling it too strong to be used for sinus infections, bronchitis and simple urinary tract infections. Fluoroquinolones,...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 01:02 PM CDT

NJ Nurse Repeatedly Stabs Boy With Autism With Needle: AG

NJ Nurse Repeatedly Stabs Boy With Autism With Needle: AG

New Jersey officials say a nurse caught on videotape stabbing a boy with autism with a hypodermic needle to control his behavior has agreed to surrender her license during the investigation. Acting Attorney...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 11:38 AM CDT

5 Myths About Leaving Kids in Cars

5 Myths About Leaving Kids in Cars

Heatstroke is one of the leading causes of death among children. And no matter how impossible it may seem, even the best of parents can forget a child in the backseat of their car.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 08:32 AM CDT

Red Cross Issues Emergency Request for Blood

Red Cross Issues Emergency Request for Blood

The American Red Cross issues an emergency request for blood donations as their blood supply reaches critically low levels.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 06:27 AM CDT

North TX Girl Takes Cancer Fight to Washington D.C.

North TX Girl Takes Cancer Fight to Washington D.C.

A North Texas girl is taking her cancer fight to Washington D.C. Nine-year-old Sadie Keller is calling on Vice President Joe Biden to help make childhood cancer research a national priority.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 05:37 PM CDT

Researchers Study the Next Frontier For Autism

Researchers Study the Next Frontier For Autism

The Barrow Neurological Institute and the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center, or SARRC, in Phoenix are teaming up to look at what happens in autistic people’s brains as they age.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 04:15 PM CDT

20th Zika Case Confirmed in Dallas County

20th Zika Case Confirmed in Dallas County

Two more people have been diagnosed with Zika virus in Dallas County, public health department officials say. The patients contracted the illness while traveling in Jamaica and the British Virgin Islands.

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 05:07 PM CDT

'Drunkorexia' Common Among College Students: Study

'Drunkorexia' Common Among College Students: Study

Almost a third of college students say they’ve taken part in practices dubbed “drunkorexia,” according to a recent study, NBC News reported. That’s the name for behaviors such as skipping meals or heavy...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 05:57 PM CDT

Poor Pelvic Health Can Cause Back Pain, Other Problems

Poor Pelvic Health Can Cause Back Pain, Other Problems

For women, pelvic health is often ignored, according to physical therapists.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 11:22 AM CDT

Fla. Mosquitoes Tested for Zika to Confirm 1st Bites by US Insects

Fla. Mosquitoes Tested for Zika to Confirm 1st Bites by US Insects

Florida health officials are conducting tests in two possible non-travel related cases of Zika, either of which would be the first direct mosquito infection of the virus in the continental United States. The...

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