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Cities Opt Not to Spray Despite West Nile Results

Cities Opt Not to Spray Despite West Nile Results

When mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in some North Texas cities, you may not see spray trucks at all. Watch »

57 minutes ago
Find a Flu Shot in DFW

Find a Flu Shot in DFW

Check our list of locations to get your flu vaccine across North Texas. Read »

Apr 29, 2014
Cyclospora Cases Continue to Rise in North Texas

Cyclospora Cases Continue to Rise in North Texas

The number of cyclospora cases continues to rise across North Texas and the rest of the state. Watch »

6 hours ago
Number of Cyclospora Cases Rises

Number of Cyclospora Cases Rises

The number of cyclospora cases continues to rise in North Texas. Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Consumer Reports Hot Car Danger
Consumer Reports: Hot Car Danger

Consumer Reports: Hot Car Danger

44 children died last year from heat stroke inside cars. Accidentally leaving a child behind in a hot car... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Teen Invents Hot Car Safety Device

Teen Invents Hot Car Safety Device

A teenager in New Mexico hopes her new invention will help save lives and stop people from leaving children in... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Feeling the Pain of Lightning Strikes, Again and Again

Feeling the Pain of Lightning Strikes, Again and Again

A day after a lightning storm killed a one man and injured others on a California beach, survivors describe... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Fist Bumps Less Germy Than Handshakes: Study

Fist Bumps Less Germy Than Handshakes: Study

British researchers conducted an experiment that suggested that fist bumps are a cleaner way for people to... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Friends Pray for Fort Worth Doctor Diagnosed with Ebola

Friends Pray for Fort Worth Doctor Diagnosed with Ebola

Colleagues of Dr. Kent Brantly describe him as a good person and great doctor. Brantly is being treated for Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Ebola 101

Ebola 101

NBC 5's Kevin Cokely shows you the symptoms and the history of the deadly Ebola virus. Watch »

Jul 27, 2014
Second American Diagnosed With Ebola in Liberia

Second American Diagnosed With Ebola in Liberia

A second U.S. citizen working in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus, a charitable... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
The Case for Legalized Marijuana

The Case for Legalized Marijuana

On Sunday, The New York Times became the largest U.S. newspaper to support decriminalizing pot on the... Watch »

Jul 27, 2014
Fort Worth Doctor in Africa Treated for Ebola

Fort Worth Doctor in Africa Treated for Ebola

Dr. Kent Brantly, a former resident at John Peter Smith hospital in Fort Worth is being treated for Ebola. President Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
U.S. Doctor Contracts Ebola While Treating Sick in Liberia

U.S. Doctor Contracts Ebola While Treating Sick in Liberia

A 33-year-old American doctor helping fight Ebola in Liberia's capital has come down with the hemorrhagic... Read »

Jul 26, 2014
New York Times Endorses Marijuana Legalization

New York Times Endorses Marijuana Legalization

In a big win for legal weed, The New York Times on Saturday called for an end to the federal government's ban... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Officials Urge Early Back-to-School Vaccinations

Officials Urge Early Back-to-School Vaccinations

With a case of the measles reported in Tarrant County and back-to-school around the corner, health and... Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
N. Texas Men Get 'Brotox' Injections to Stop Sweating

N. Texas Men Get 'Brotox' Injections to Stop Sweating

With triple-digit temperatures back in the forecast, some people are going to 'unusual' lengths to stop... Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
7 Hours May Be the Optimal Amount of Sleep

7 Hours May Be the Optimal Amount of Sleep

Although experts have long recommended eight hours of sleep a night for adults, several new studies show that seven... Watch »

Jul 24, 2014
Researchers: Beware of Itchy Moles

Researchers: Beware of Itchy Moles

People with moles that are itchy or painful may want to ask a doctor about the possibility of cancer. Read »

Jul 24, 2014
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