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Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 04:12 AM CST

Weight Loss with Love

Weight Loss with Love

A couple from Oklahoma recently came to North Texas to kick off their new healthy lifestyle and have since lost more than a 160 pounds combined.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 03:16 PM CST

Gore: Climate Change Poses Dangerous Health Consequences

Gore: Climate Change Poses Dangerous Health Consequences

Former Vice President Al Gore on Thursday said more attention must be paid to the dangerous health consequences of climate change, and he called on scientists, health officials and health care providers to work...

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 09:10 AM CST

China Carfentanil Ban a 'Game-Changer' in US Opioid Epidemic

China Carfentanil Ban a 'Game-Changer' in US Opioid Epidemic

So deadly it's considered a terrorist threat, carfentanil has been legal in China— until now. Beijing is banning carfentanil and three similar drugs as of March 1, China's Ministry of Public Security said...

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 09:43 AM CST

Would You Let Someone Who's Not a Dentist Pull Your Teeth?

Would You Let Someone Who's Not a Dentist Pull Your Teeth?

Need a tooth pulled or a cavity filled? Forget the dentist. A number of states are allowing or considering letting "dental therapists," professionals with a lower level of training, do the job. In dozens of...

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 07:57 PM CST

Brain Scans May Detect Signs of Autism in Infants

Brain Scans May Detect Signs of Autism in Infants

It may be possible to detect autism in babies before their first birthdays, a much earlier diagnosis than ever before, a small new study finds. Using magnetic-resonance imaging scans, researchers at the...

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 05:57 PM CST

Dallas County Reports 6th Flu-Related Death of Season

Dallas County Reports 6th Flu-Related Death of Season

A sixth person has died from flu-related complications in Dallas County this season, health officials confirm.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 06:02 PM CST

Boosting Levels of Oxytocin, the Love Hormone

Boosting Levels of Oxytocin, the Love Hormone

Want to scientifically boost your level of love and intimacy? Try couples yoga.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 06:42 PM CST

South Florida Company Turns Cobra Venom Into Healing Treatment

South Florida Company Turns Cobra Venom Into Healing Treatment

When you think about Cobra venom eventual death comes to mind. A South Florida company is changing the perception of the deadly venom. Nutra Pharma Corp., a biotechnology company specializing in the acquisition,...

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 07:28 AM CST

Is Warmer Weather Affecting Local Flu Cases?

Is Warmer Weather Affecting Local Flu Cases?

Doctor Juan Galvalda with Methodist Health System says warmer weather may be the reason for fewer cases of the flu.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 10:42 PM CST

Better To See You: Ryder's Story

Better To See You: Ryder's Story

An Amarillo 3-year-old, legally blind, sees his mother's face for the first time and the moment, captured on video, goes viral.

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