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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 05:47 PM CDT

Health Headlines: Juice for Babies, Fitness Trackers

Health Headlines: Juice for Babies, Fitness Trackers

In Wednesday's health headlines: you can still make use of juice for your baby despite new pediatric guidelines, and your fitness tracker may not be as accurate as you hoped.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 06:24 PM CDT

Marijuana Extract Helps Some Kids With Epilepsy: Study

Marijuana Extract Helps Some Kids With Epilepsy: Study

A medicine made from marijuana, without the stuff that gives a high, cut seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy in a study that strengthens the case for more research into pot's possible health...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 01:38 PM CDT

'Feed Oak Cliff' Fights for Grocery Store in South Dallas

'Feed Oak Cliff' Fights for Grocery Store in South Dallas

Anga Sanders, founder of "Feed Oak Cliff," is on a mission to bring fresh food and produce to her community.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 06:36 PM CDT

Warning From Poison Control: Synthetic Marijuana Can Kill

Warning From Poison Control: Synthetic Marijuana Can Kill

Calls to poison control are expected to increase during the summer, but doctors are worried about effects of synthetic marijuana resulting in death.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 03:58 AM CDT

Health Headlines for Tuesday May 23, 2017

Health Headlines for Tuesday May 23, 2017

A recent study found that just one glass of wine a day may increase a woman's risk of breast cancer.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 06:38 PM CDT

Warning From Poison Control: Synthetic Marijuana Can Kill

Warning From Poison Control: Synthetic Marijuana Can Kill

Calls to poison control are expected to increase during the summer, but doctors are worried about effects of synthetic marijuana resulting in death.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 05:29 PM CDT

Ask the Pediatrician: Swimming Pool Safety

Ask the Pediatrician: Swimming Pool Safety

Fewer young children are dying in swimming pools, but public health officials urge parents to remain vigilant about water safety. Dr. Frederick Johnson from Medical City Children's Hospital discusses ways to...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 04:26 PM CDT

How to Identify Heat Stroke

How to Identify Heat Stroke

With summer here, it's important to know the dangers of high temperatures. Heat stroke can be dangerous. Here are some ways you can identify heat stroke and what you should do when you see some of its symptoms.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 07:15 AM CDT

Report: Could Instagram Make Young People Sick?

Report: Could Instagram Make Young People Sick?

A report by the Royal Society of Public Health suggests young people who use Instagram are more likely to feel depressed and lonely.

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 10:46 PM CDT

Trends in Breast Implant Size: Bigger Isn't Always Better

Trends in Breast Implant Size: Bigger Isn't Always Better

While breast implant surgery is still a top cosmetic surgery performed in the United States, more women are opting to remove their implants.

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