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Woman Dies from Tainted Cucumber, Prompting 27-State Recall
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Woman Dies from Tainted Cucumber, Prompting 27-State Recall

A San Diego-based produce company has recalled garden cucumbers believed to be the source of a Salmonella outbreak that killed one woman and sickened people in 27 states. The cucumbers were imported from Mexico and distributed by Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce according to the... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
SoCal Chipotle Linked to Norovirus Outbreak

SoCal Chipotle Linked to Norovirus Outbreak

Health officials believe a food-borne illness that sickened dozens of customers at a Southern California Chipotle is... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
Dallas Co. Reports 14th, 15th Human WNV Cases

Dallas Co. Reports 14th, 15th Human WNV Cases

Dallas County Health and Human Services is reporting the county's 14th and 15th human cases of West Nile virus this... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
2nd El Paso-Area Person Dies of West Nile Virus

2nd El Paso-Area Person Dies of West Nile Virus

An El Paso-area woman has become the second person in the West Texas city's area this year to die of West Nile... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
Still Learning to Stop Ebola, One Year Later

Still Learning to Stop Ebola, One Year Later

Current and future healthcare workers like TWU junior Michaela Cortes are working hard to keep improving the battle... Watch »

Sep 3, 2015
Dallas Co. Reports 13th Human WNV Case

Dallas Co. Reports 13th Human WNV Case

An Irving resident has the 13th human case of West Nile virus this season, according to Dallas County Health and... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
Many May Not Know They Are Infected with WNV: Officials

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... 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

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