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Many May Not Know They Are Infected with WNV: Officials
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Many May Not Know They Are Infected with WNV: Officials

The number of human cases in North Texas is expected to rise in September, following a rapid increase in the number of mosquito traps that test positive for West Nile. Watch »

Sep 3, 2015
FW Hospital, Patients Fight Childhood Cancer

FW Hospital, Patients Fight Childhood Cancer

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and at Fort Worth's Cook Children's Medical Center they fight cancer... Watch »

Sep 2, 2015
7 Dead From Legionnaires' Disease at Ill. Veterans Home

7 Dead From Legionnaires' Disease at Ill. Veterans Home

The death toll from a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a western Illinois veterans home has climbed to seven, and... Read more »

Sep 2, 2015
Doctors Perform Strange Operation to Save Man's Hand

Doctors Perform Strange Operation to Save Man's Hand

Casey Reyes struggled for a way to explain the "sci-fi" surgery doctors were proposing to save her 87-year-old... Watch »

Sep 2, 2015
Woman Injured By Foul Ball Warns Others

Woman Injured By Foul Ball Warns Others

A single mother of two is recovering after a line-drive foul ball hit her in the face. Watch »

Sep 1, 2015
The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin: Healthier Kids Meals

The DMN's Dr. Seema Yasmin: Healthier Kids Meals

The Dallas Morning News' medical expert Dr. Seema Yasmin discusses a movement to make restaurant meals healthier for... Watch »

Sep 1, 2015
Getting the Right Backpack

Getting the Right Backpack

Consumer Reports offers some helpful hints to picking the right backpack for your child. Watch »

Sep 1, 2015
Service Friday for Boy Killed by Brain Infection

Service Friday for Boy Killed by Brain Infection

A service will be held at a Houston-area church to remember a 14-year-old swimmer who died after contracting a brain... Read more »

Sep 1, 2015
Toddler Once Paralyzed by West Nile Now Recovering

Toddler Once Paralyzed by West Nile Now Recovering

A North Texas toddler once thought to be paralyzed from West Nile virus is recovering, and his family has a warning... Watch »

Aug 31, 2015
Source of Blue Bell Listeria Never Pinpointed

Source of Blue Bell Listeria Never Pinpointed

As Blue Bell begins its much-anticipated return to store shelves, the company acknowledges the exact source of the... Watch »

Aug 31, 2015
Texas Teen Dies After Amoeba Enters Brain

Texas Teen Dies After Amoeba Enters Brain

A 14-year-old boy has died after encountering a rare amoeba while swimming in a lake north of Houston. Read more »

Aug 31, 2015
12th Human WNV Case Reported in Dallas County

12th Human WNV Case Reported in Dallas County

Dallas County health officials are reporting the 12th human case of West Nile virus this season. Read more »

Aug 31, 2015
Dallas County Confirms Year's First Mumps Case

Dallas County Confirms Year's First Mumps Case

Dallas County Health and Human Services officials confirm the county's first case of the mumps in 2015. Watch »

Aug 31, 2015
DFW Doctors: Get Your Flu Shots Now!

DFW Doctors: Get Your Flu Shots Now!

Don’t let the warm weather fool you – flu season is right around the corner. Watch »

Aug 31, 2015
Dallas Organizers Prep for Freedom Run

Dallas Organizers Prep for Freedom Run

Organizers are preparing for the 15th Freedom Run 5K in Dallas, benefiting first responders and their families... Watch »

Aug 29, 2015
First Look at Dallas City Water Parks

First Look at Dallas City Water Parks

Now, finally, we have some idea where the city could sink those water parks. Read more »

Aug 29, 2015
Irving Resident Dies from West Nile Virus

Irving Resident Dies from West Nile Virus

An Irving resident has died from West Nile virus, according to Dallas County Health and Human Services, becoming the... Watch »

Aug 28, 2015
First Human WNV Case Confirmed in Flower Mound

First Human WNV Case Confirmed in Flower Mound

Denton County health officials confirm Flower Mound has its the first human case of West Nile virus of the season. Read more »

Aug 28, 2015
Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Severe Joint Pain: FDA

Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Severe Joint Pain: FDA

Certain diabetes drugs can cause severe and disabling joint pain, the Food and Drug Administration warned patients... Read more »

Aug 28, 2015
3 Generations Linked by Single Womb After Transplant

3 Generations Linked by Single Womb After Transplant

For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured his... Watch »

Aug 28, 2015

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