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Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 04:26 PM CDT

Dallas County Reports 31st Human Case of West Nile Virus

Dallas County Reports 31st Human Case of West Nile Virus

Health officials in Dallas County have reported the county's 30th and 31st human cases of West Nile virus for the 2016 season on Thursday.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 04:49 PM CDT

Free Screening of Glen Campbell’s Documentary About Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Free Screening of Glen Campbell’s Documentary About Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Get your tickets today to the free showing of the Glen Campbell documentary “I’ll Be Me” on Tuesday, September 6, at 6:00 p.m. at City Lights Theatre in Hudson Oaks.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 04:14 AM CDT

Garland Boy's Brush With Death and Miraculous Comeback

Garland Boy's Brush With Death and Miraculous Comeback

A Garland boy is still recovering after being left in a hot car 13 months ago. Doctors call him a miracle.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 07:28 AM CDT

'They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacy

'They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacy

Fried chicken nuggets, chicken fingers, and patties are the thing of the past at Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia. Healthier options have been on the menu thanks to Michelle Obama's healthy school lunch...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 06:24 PM CDT

Mylan Boosts EpiPen Programs, Doesn't Budge on Price

Mylan Boosts EpiPen Programs, Doesn't Budge on Price

Mylan, now in the crosshairs over severe price hikes for its EpiPen, says it will expand programs that lower out-of-pocket costs by as much as half. Mylan N.V. said Thursday that the patient cost will...

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 07:07 PM CDT

Newborn Affected by Zika Stayed Infected for 2 Months

Newborn Affected by Zika Stayed Infected for 2 Months

Doctors said a Brazilian baby with brain damage caused by the Zika virus stayed infected for more than two months after his birth, NBC News reported. The baby already had brain damage from the virus, which can...

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 09:02 PM CDT

Possible Vaccine For Lung Cancer Being Studied

Possible Vaccine For Lung Cancer Being Studied

A revolutionary lung cancer vaccine may have the potential to significantly help patients and people at risk for the disease.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 09:24 AM CDT

Food Stamp Rules May Bring Produce, Problems to Dallas

Food Stamp Rules May Bring Produce, Problems to Dallas

Regulators with the United States Department of Agriculture have proposed new guidelines for food store retailers that accept SNAP benefits or food stamps.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 06:11 PM CDT

Tarrant Co. Leaders Consider Aerial Spraying for Mosquitoes

Tarrant Co. Leaders Consider Aerial Spraying for Mosquitoes

Local leaders are preparing for a double punch of mosquito-borne illnesses between West Nile and Zika. That combination could potentially lead to a first in Tarrant County: aerial spraying.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 05:00 PM CDT

Dallas County Confirms Seven More Cases of West Nile

Dallas County Confirms Seven More Cases of West Nile

Dallas County health officials have confirmed several more cases of West Nile virus -- bringing the 2016 total to 29.

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