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A&M Vets Giving Desperate Pet Owners Hope
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A&M Vets Giving Desperate Pet Owners Hope

Vets at Texas A&M are using breakthrough treatments to save pets that until recently had little hope of survival. Watch »

May 5, 2015
How Safe Are Your Shrimp?

How Safe Are Your Shrimp?

Consumer Reports tested 342 packages of shrimp, farmed and wild, raw and cooked. The shrimp was purchased in large... Watch »

May 5, 2015
New Abortion Ban Easily Clears Texas Senate

New Abortion Ban Easily Clears Texas Senate

Most abortions in Texas could not be covered by insurance purchased through the Affordable Care Act under a bill... Read »

May 5, 2015
Dallas County Reports Another Flu-Related Death

Dallas County Reports Another Flu-Related Death

Dallas County Health and Human Services reports another adult has died as a result of the flu. Read »

May 4, 2015
Fund in Ebola Victim's Honor to Help in Liberia

Fund in Ebola Victim's Honor to Help in Liberia

Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas on Monday announced it donated $125,000 toward a scholarship to train doctors and... Read »

May 4, 2015
What Can You do to Prevent Skin Cancer?

What Can You do to Prevent Skin Cancer?

Summer is coming! To get ready for more time in the sun, dermatologists offer advice on skin cancer prevention. Watch »

May 4, 2015
Tarrant Co. Resident Tests Negative for Ebola

Tarrant Co. Resident Tests Negative for Ebola

A Tarrant County resident who recently returned home from a humanitarian trip to West Africa has tested negative for... Watch »

May 1, 2015
Highland Park to Spray for Mosquitoes This Weekend

Highland Park to Spray for Mosquitoes This Weekend

The Town of Highland Park Parks Department will begin ground spraying to eliminate the number of adult mosquitoes in... Read »

May 1, 2015
Cancer Centers to Receive More Than $1 Million For Trials

Cancer Centers to Receive More Than $1 Million For Trials

A cancer research foundation will give away more than $1 million to cancer-treatment facilities in Texas, Florida... Read »

Apr 30, 2015
Feds Probe Safety of Hospital Hand Cleaners

Feds Probe Safety of Hospital Hand Cleaners

Federal health officials say more information is needed to establish the safety and effectiveness of common hand... Read »

Apr 30, 2015
These Are America's Cities With the Worst Air Pollution

These Are America's Cities With the Worst Air Pollution

Air pollution is still a "pervasive public health threat" in the U.S. — and while many of the nation's most polluted... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
German Measles Eliminated From Americas: Officials

German Measles Eliminated From Americas: Officials

German measles has officially been eradicated from North and South America, the first region of the world to vanqui... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
Doctors Save 3 Babies With

Doctors Save 3 Babies With "4-D-Printed" Airway Splints

Three small children who were born with a rare and often deadly defect to their windpipes are now healthy and breat... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
Blue Bell Inspections Find Crickets, Mildew & More

Blue Bell Inspections Find Crickets, Mildew & More

State health inspectors found crickets in a storage room, dirty mop buckets and mildew at Blue Bell’s sprawling... Watch »

Apr 30, 2015
State of the Air 2015: SoCal Breathing Dangerous Pollutants

State of the Air 2015: SoCal Breathing Dangerous Pollutants

Air pollution remains a "pervasive public health threat" in the U.S., with almost half of Americans —... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
Dalco Health Chief Says They Weren't Ready for Ebola

Dalco Health Chief Says They Weren't Ready for Ebola

Dallas’ head disease expert said Tuesday that the city’s health department was unequipped to handle last year’s... Read »

Apr 28, 2015
Kids With Lice Do Not Need to Miss School: Doctors

Kids With Lice Do Not Need to Miss School: Doctors

Children with head lice do not need to miss school, according to the country's leading group of pediatricians. Watch »

Apr 28, 2015
Why We Snack: New Clues on What Makes Us Munch

Why We Snack: New Clues on What Makes Us Munch

What drives us to snack? Two separate teams of researchers are trying to figure that out, and they've found that our... Read »

Apr 28, 2015
Chipotle Phases Out GMOs

Chipotle Phases Out GMOs

Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food. The Denver-based chain... Watch »

Apr 27, 2015
Ice Cream Is Safe Despite Some Recalls: CDC

Ice Cream Is Safe Despite Some Recalls: CDC

Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat — even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
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