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CDC Lab Chief Resigns After Anthrax Fumble
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CDC Lab Chief Resigns After Anthrax Fumble

The head of a CDC lab in Atlanta that possibly exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday. Read »

2 hours 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
Doctor Leading Fight Against Ebola Gets Infected

Doctor Leading Fight Against Ebola Gets Infected

A doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone has caught the deadly virus, according to the... Read »

2 hours ago
Measles Case Confirmed in Tarrant County

Measles Case Confirmed in Tarrant County

Tarrant County Public Health has confirmed a resident has tested positive for measles after traveling outside of the... Watch »

2 hours ago
Study: Many Heavy Kids Think They're Normal Weight

Study: Many Heavy Kids Think They're Normal Weight

Nearly a third of children in a national survey didn't have an accurate idea of their own weight — most of... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
First Case of Chikungunya Confirmed in Dallas County

First Case of Chikungunya Confirmed in Dallas County

Dallas County Health and Human Services confirmed Tuesday the first case of imported chikungunya virus in... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Cyclosporiasis Cases on the Rise in North Texas

Cyclosporiasis Cases on the Rise in North Texas

A growing number of cases of cyclosporiasis are being reported as a cyclospora outbreak continues to spread... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Fruit Sold at Trader Joe's, Costco Recalled

Fruit Sold at Trader Joe's, Costco Recalled

Wawona Packing Company, based in California's Central Valley, is recalling white and yellow peaches, white... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Debilitating Mosquito Virus Contracted by 3 Long Island Patients: Officials

Debilitating Mosquito Virus Contracted by 3 Long Island...

Officials at a Long Island hospital have diagnosed three patients with a debilitating tropical infection... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Stomach Illnesses Linked to Cyclospora

Stomach Illnesses Linked to Cyclospora

Health care providers are being urged to test patients for cyclosporiasis if they have diarrheal illness... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Hopkins to Pay $190M Over Gynecologist's Taped Exams

Hopkins to Pay $190M Over Gynecologist's Taped Exams

A gynecologist who secretly used a pen-like camera to record hundreds of videos and photos of his patients'... Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Protecting Your Child's Skin in the Summer Heat

Protecting Your Child's Skin in the Summer Heat

Dr. Carolyn Kim from Dermone Dermatology Centers has some tips for protecting your children in the summer heat. Watch »

Jul 21, 2014
For Many, Summer Is the Most Stressful Season: Survey

For Many, Summer Is the Most Stressful Season: Survey

Even though summer is associated with relaxation and vacations, a third of Americans say they find it to be the most... Read »

Jul 20, 2014
Ebola May Have Been Smoldering for Years: Study

Ebola May Have Been Smoldering for Years: Study

The Ebola virus that’s killed more than 600 people so far in West Africa may have been smoldering there for... Read »

Jul 20, 2014
Teen's Death Puts Focus on Caffeine Powder Dangers

Teen's Death Puts Focus on Caffeine Powder Dangers

A few weeks before their prom king's death, students at an Ohio high school had attended an assembly on... Read »

Jul 20, 2014
Teen's Death Creates Warning Against Caffeine Powder

Teen's Death Creates Warning Against Caffeine Powder

The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid pure powdered caffeine sold on the Internet after the... Read »

Jul 19, 2014
AIDS Virus Diagnoses Down 30 Percent in U.S.

AIDS Virus Diagnoses Down 30 Percent in U.S.

The annual rate of diagnosis with HIV fell by more than 30 percent in the United States between 2002 and 2011, AIDS... Read »

Jul 19, 2014
Frisco to Host Blood Drive

Frisco to Host Blood Drive

North Texas is currently in desperate need of blood donations with hospitals in a shortage of several blood types. Read »

Jul 19, 2014
North Texas Girl's Recipe Earns Trip to State Dinner

North Texas Girl's Recipe Earns Trip to State Dinner

An 8-year-old girl from Tarrant County won a spot in Michelle Obama's new healthy e-cookbook as part of the Healthy... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Consumer Reports: Not So Natural Cosmetics

Consumer Reports: Not So Natural Cosmetics

Sales of cosmetics and personal care products labeled “natural” have soared recently. But “natural” on the... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
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