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Rubella Case Confirmed in Tarrant County
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Rubella Case Confirmed in Tarrant County

Officials with the Tarrant County Public Health Department confirmed Thursday a student at Texas Christian University has a case of Rubella. Watch »

3 hours ago
Texas Records 4th Death This Year Linked to West Nile

Texas Records 4th Death This Year Linked to West Nile

Health officials say a fourth person has died in Texas this year after contracting the West Nile virus. Read »

Aug 27, 2015
Texas Health Officials Say Medicaid Cuts Still Coming

Texas Health Officials Say Medicaid Cuts Still Coming

Texas health officials say they will still implement a $350 million cut in Medicaid payments for therapy services --... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
Texas Holds Off on Therapy Cuts in Medicaid Program

Texas Holds Off on Therapy Cuts in Medicaid Program

Texas health officials are postponing a $350 million cut in Medicaid payments to therapists after being pushed to... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Parents and other people who come to visit babies in the newborn intensive care unit are sometimes carrying a... Read »

Aug 25, 2015
Denton Co. Leaders Warn: Guard Against West Nile

Denton Co. Leaders Warn: Guard Against West Nile

Denton County health leaders are urging residents to not look past West Nile virus season after the county's first... Watch »

Aug 25, 2015
Dallas County Records 8th Human West Nile Case

Dallas County Records 8th Human West Nile Case

Dallas County health officials are reporting the county's sixth, seventh and eighth human cases of West Nile virus... Read »

Aug 25, 2015
FDA: Eggless Spread Doesn't Cut It as Mayo

FDA: Eggless Spread Doesn't Cut It as Mayo

A vegan spread called Just Mayo isn't actually mayonnaise, according to U.S. regulators, because it doesn't actually... Read »

Aug 25, 2015
West Nile Patient Dies in Dallas County

West Nile Patient Dies in Dallas County

A person infected with West Nile virus has died in Dallas County, the county health department confirms. Watch »

Aug 25, 2015
West Nile Survivor Has Advice for North Texans

West Nile Survivor Has Advice for North Texans

A Flower Mound woman who says doctors diagnosed her with West Nile virus has a warning for other North Texans. Watch »

Aug 24, 2015
Bedford Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for WNV

Bedford Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for WNV

A mosquito sample has tested positive for West Nile virus in Bedford, the Tarrant County Public Health Department... Read »

Aug 24, 2015
Denton Co. Reports 1st Human West Nile Case

Denton Co. Reports 1st Human West Nile Case

Health officials are reporting the first human case of West Nile virus this year in Denton County. Read »

Aug 24, 2015
Dallas Co. Health Confirms 2 New West Nile Cases

Dallas Co. Health Confirms 2 New West Nile Cases

Dallas County health leaders confirm two more people have contracted West Nile virus, bringing the total number... Read »

Aug 24, 2015
Dallas County Prepares for Back to School Immunizations

Dallas County Prepares for Back to School Immunizations

While more than 500 kids were immunized before the start of school Friday, Dallas County Health and Human Services... Read »

Aug 24, 2015
Dallas Co. Reports 5th West Nile Case of 2015

Dallas Co. Reports 5th West Nile Case of 2015

Dallas County health officials say another resident is infected with West Nile fever. Read »

Aug 21, 2015
New Parkland Hospital Patient Move Completed Early

New Parkland Hospital Patient Move Completed Early

The new Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas opened to patients Thursday morning and the hospital reports the... Watch »

Aug 21, 2015
Hundreds of Last-Minute Immunizations Expected in DISD

Hundreds of Last-Minute Immunizations Expected in DISD

More than 500 kids were expected to get their immunization shots at the Dallas County Health and Human Services... Watch »

Aug 21, 2015
TX Officials Report 19 Cases of Chikungunya Statewide

TX Officials Report 19 Cases of Chikungunya Statewide

State health officials say 19 Texans have now come down with the mosquito-borne illness known as Chikungunya. Read »

Aug 20, 2015
'Dark Money' Case Puts AG Paxton's Office Against Big Donor

'Dark Money' Case Puts AG Paxton's Office Against Big Donor

An ethics investigation into an influential conservative group has brought Republican Texas Attorney General Ken... Read »

Aug 20, 2015
Mutant Head Lice Surviving Conventional Treatments

Mutant Head Lice Surviving Conventional Treatments

Many parents are worried about so-called "super lice," a form of drug-resistant head lice that can survive... Watch »

Aug 19, 2015

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