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Obama Seeks Extra Funding to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Germs
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Obama Seeks Extra Funding to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Germs

President Barack Obama wants the U.S. to invest much more in fighting antibiotic-resistant germs to prevent re-emergence of diseases conquered long ago. The White House said Tuesday that Obama will ask Congress to nearly double its funding to fight antibiotic resistance to... Read »

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Autism Caused by Random Genetic Mutations: Study

Autism Caused by Random Genetic Mutations: Study

Siblings with autism often have DNA mutations that are very different from each other, which suggests that autism is... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Medical Pot Only OK for Sick Kids Failed by Other Drugs: MDs

Medical Pot Only OK for Sick Kids Failed by Other Drugs: MDs

With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Bird Flu Found at Foster Farms Turkey Ranch in California

Bird Flu Found at Foster Farms Turkey Ranch in California

Hundreds of turkeys at a Central California ranch are being killed to prevent the spread of a type of avian flu that... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
CA Law Makes It Harder to Skip Vaccinations

CA Law Makes It Harder to Skip Vaccinations

Fewer California parents opted out of vaccinations for their children entering kindergarten last year following the... Read »

Jan 24, 2015
Health Officials Contact 4 of 5 People Exposed to Measles

Health Officials Contact 4 of 5 People Exposed to Measles

Tarrant County Public Health Department officials say they have contacted four of five people exposed to the measles... Read »

Jan 23, 2015
Researchers identify genetic cause of Sturge-Weber syndrome

Researchers identify genetic cause of Sturge-Weber syndrome

Researchers identify genetic cause of Sturge-Weber syndrome, often associated with facial birthmarks, which means... Watch »

Jan 23, 2015
New USDA Standards Follow Salmonella Outbreak

New USDA Standards Follow Salmonella Outbreak

Standards proposed Wednesday by the Agriculture Department aim to reduce rates of salmonella and campylobacter... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Doctors, Sisters, Care For Pregnant Mother with Tumor

Doctors, Sisters, Care For Pregnant Mother with Tumor

Two UT Southwestern Medical Center doctors, who happen to be sisters, worked together to save a pregnant mother with... Watch »

Jan 21, 2015
E-Cigs May Be More Toxic Than Real Cigarettes: Study

E-Cigs May Be More Toxic Than Real Cigarettes: Study

A new study suggests that formaldehyde levels in e-cigarettes may be five to 15 times higher than in regular... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Donates Blood in Search for Cure

Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Donates Blood in Search for Cure

One of two Dallas nurses who contracted Ebola last year is donating blood to a biotech firm. Read »

Jan 21, 2015
Health Officials Monitor Those Exposed to Measles

Health Officials Monitor Those Exposed to Measles

North Texas health officials say they're watching closely after a person who flew from India to D/FW International... Watch »

Jan 21, 2015
Tarrant County Resident Tests Positive for Measles

Tarrant County Resident Tests Positive for Measles

Tarrant County Public Health says Tuesday a Tarrant County resident tested positive for measles after returning home... Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
From Afghanistan to the O.R., Denton Sailor Gets Back to Work

From Afghanistan to the O.R., Denton Sailor Gets Back to Work

Lt. Commander Rick Coffman is back to work as Director of Surgical Services at Texas Health Presbyterian Denton... Watch »

Jan 21, 2015
Teens Not Vaccinated for Measles Barred From SoCal School

Teens Not Vaccinated for Measles Barred From SoCal School

Twenty students who have not been vaccinated against the measles are not be allowed on the campus of Huntington... Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
School Districts Spent $117K During Ebola Scare

School Districts Spent $117K During Ebola Scare

Nine Texas school districts together spent nearly $117,000 for cleaning campuses amid concerns about the possible... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Food Company Recalls Meat Sent to Catering Distributors

Food Company Recalls Meat Sent to Catering Distributors

A Georgia food company has recalled more than 850 pounds of beef and chicken because of misbranding and exposure to... Read »

Jan 16, 2015
5 Myths About the Flu Debunked

5 Myths About the Flu Debunked

Flu is widespread across the United States, in a season made even more severe by a disappointing vaccine that's not... Read »

Jan 23, 2015
Wendy's Drops Soda from Kids Meal

Wendy's Drops Soda from Kids Meal

Wendy's has won praise from children's advocacy groups for its recent move to stop displaying soda on its children's... Read »

Jan 16, 2015
Flu Vaccine Barely Working This Year, CDC Says

Flu Vaccine Barely Working This Year, CDC Says

This year's flu vaccine is less effective at protecting people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said... Read »

Jan 16, 2015
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