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Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 05:49 PM CDT

Doctors to Evaluate Head Injuries During Frisco ISD Games

Doctors to Evaluate Head Injuries During Frisco ISD Games

Neuropsychologists will stand on the sidelines of all Frisco Independent School District's home football games this season.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 11:23 AM CDT

Coalition Pushes for Smoke-Free Fort Worth

Coalition Pushes for Smoke-Free Fort Worth

Smoke-Free Fort Worth is beginning their push for cleaner air in Cowtown.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 04:45 PM CDT

8 TWU Athletes Hospitalized for Exercise-Induced Injury

8 TWU Athletes Hospitalized for Exercise-Induced Injury

Following an annual fitness test, eight volleyball players from Texas Woman's University were hospitalized last weekend for an rare, but serious, exercise-induced medical condition.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 01:51 PM CDT

FDA Expands Zika Screening to All US Blood Centers

FDA Expands Zika Screening to All US Blood Centers

The Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood centers to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 04:13 AM CDT

New Study Finds Zika Flourishes in the Vagina

New Study Finds Zika Flourishes in the Vagina

Researchers at Yale University found that Zika reproduced in the sexual organs of pregnant mice four to five days after infection, eventually spreading to the fetal brain.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 04:52 PM CDT

No Confirmed Zika Cases Linked to Olympics: WHO

No Confirmed Zika Cases Linked to Olympics: WHO

The U.N. health agency says reports from national authorities indicate no confirmed laboratory cases of the Zika virus in anyone associated with the Rio Olympics. The World Health Organization announced...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 04:26 PM CDT

Dallas County Reports 31st Human Case of West Nile Virus

Dallas County Reports 31st Human Case of West Nile Virus

Health officials in Dallas County have reported the county's 30th and 31st human cases of West Nile virus for the 2016 season on Thursday.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 04:49 PM CDT

Free Screening of Glen Campbell’s Documentary About Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Free Screening of Glen Campbell’s Documentary About Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Get your tickets today to the free showing of the Glen Campbell documentary “I’ll Be Me” on Tuesday, September 6, at 6:00 p.m. at City Lights Theatre in Hudson Oaks.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 04:14 AM CDT

Garland Boy's Brush With Death and Miraculous Comeback

Garland Boy's Brush With Death and Miraculous Comeback

A Garland boy is still recovering after being left in a hot car 13 months ago. Doctors call him a miracle.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 07:28 AM CDT

'They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacy

'They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacy

Fried chicken nuggets, chicken fingers, and patties are the thing of the past at Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia. Healthier options have been on the menu thanks to Michelle Obama's healthy school lunch...

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