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WATCH: New Anti-Smoking Ads Highlight Pain, Suffering

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is introducing a new installment of its anti-smoking campaign to help smokers stop lighting up. Watch »

2 hours ago
Spring Allergies Have Many in North Texas Seeing Red

Spring Allergies Have Many in North Texas Seeing Red

Spring allergies are leaving a lot of North Texans miserable, and that means long waits at some doctors' offices. Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Indiana Calls in CDC to Help With HIV Outbreak

Indiana Calls in CDC to Help With HIV Outbreak

Indiana health officials called on federal experts last week for help in containing an HIV outbreak that includes 55... Read »

2 hours ago
New Anthrax Treatment Okayed by FDA

New Anthrax Treatment Okayed by FDA

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new anthrax treatment that helps fight infection in patients who... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Program Ranks Texas Counties in Overall Health

Program Ranks Texas Counties in Overall Health

The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program provides a study that ranks Texas counties based on several health... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Cruz to Buy Insurance Via Obamacare

Cruz to Buy Insurance Via Obamacare

Sen. Ted Cruz said Tuesday he is signing up his family for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act,... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
How Not to Treat a Cold

How Not to Treat a Cold

Cold season is in full swing, and many people turn to so-called “natural” remedies to try to prevent colds or ease... Watch »

Mar 24, 2015
Nearly 250,000 Don't Know They Have Alzheimer's: Report

Nearly 250,000 Don't Know They Have Alzheimer's: Report

More than 500,000 Americans will have Alzheimer’s disease this year, but nearly 250,000 won’t know it, according to... Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Death Points to Dangers of Black-Market Cosmetic Work

Death Points to Dangers of Black-Market Cosmetic Work

Authorities say recent cosmetic-related deaths in Texas and elsewhere were caused by people who either weren't lice... Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Burleson Warns Residents About Rabid Skunks

Burleson Warns Residents About Rabid Skunks

City officials in Burleson issued a warning Tuesday after six skunks tested positive for rabies since January. Read »

Mar 24, 2015
11M Fewer Americans Uninsured Since Obamacare: CDC

11M Fewer Americans Uninsured Since Obamacare: CDC

The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health... Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Rain, Standing Water Boost Mosquito Disease Threat

Rain, Standing Water Boost Mosquito Disease Threat

North Texas health officials are urging early action to combat the threat of disease from mosquitoes after recent... Watch »

Mar 23, 2015
Amy's Kitchen Frozen Food Recall

Amy's Kitchen Frozen Food Recall

Amy's Kitchen, Inc. announces voluntary recall. Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Nut, Trail Mix Recall Due to Salmonella Risks

Nut, Trail Mix Recall Due to Salmonella Risks

Two different companies have announced recalls, both due to possible salmonella contamination. Read »

Mar 23, 2015
Thousands Rock 'n' Roll on Dallas Streets

Thousands Rock 'n' Roll on Dallas Streets

The annual Humana Dallas Rock 'n' Roll Half-Marathon took over downtown on Sunday morning Watch »

Mar 22, 2015
Dozens March for HIV Awareness in South Dallas

Dozens March for HIV Awareness in South Dallas

Dozens came out in the 5th Annual South Dallas AIDS Walk Saturday morning. Dallas has the highest rate of new HIV /... Watch »

Mar 21, 2015
Flu Causes One Death This Week in Dallas County

Flu Causes One Death This Week in Dallas County

One person has died in Dallas County as a result of the flu in the past week, according to the latest figures from... Read »

Mar 20, 2015
Alzheimer's Silver Bullet? Drug Might Slow Dementia

Alzheimer's Silver Bullet? Drug Might Slow Dementia

Injections of a new "silver bullet" drug could slow memory loss in people who haven't yet Alzheimer's but who do... Read »

Mar 20, 2015
Cheap Wines Chock-Full of Arsenic: Lawsuit

Cheap Wines Chock-Full of Arsenic: Lawsuit

Many popular, inexpensive brands of wine made and distributed in California, including Trader Joe's famed "Two... Read »

Mar 20, 2015
West Texas TB Probe Ends with No Active Cases

West Texas TB Probe Ends with No Active Cases

Health officials say they found no active tuberculosis cases among infants possibly exposed to a TB-infected El Paso... Read »

Mar 19, 2015
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