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Tarrant Co. Resident Tests Negative for Ebola
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Tarrant Co. Resident Tests Negative for Ebola

A Tarrant County resident who recently returned home from a humanitarian trip to West Africa has tested negative for Ebola, according to Tarrant County Public Health. Watch »

May 1, 2015
Highland Park to Spray for Mosquitoes This Weekend

Highland Park to Spray for Mosquitoes This Weekend

The Town of Highland Park Parks Department will begin ground spraying to eliminate the number of adult mosquitoes in... Read »

May 1, 2015
Cancer Centers to Receive More Than $1 Million For Trials

Cancer Centers to Receive More Than $1 Million For Trials

A cancer research foundation will give away more than $1 million to cancer-treatment facilities in Texas, Florida... Read »

Apr 30, 2015
Feds Probe Safety of Hospital Hand Cleaners

Feds Probe Safety of Hospital Hand Cleaners

Federal health officials say more information is needed to establish the safety and effectiveness of common hand... Read »

Apr 30, 2015
These Are America's Cities With the Worst Air Pollution

These Are America's Cities With the Worst Air Pollution

Air pollution is still a "pervasive public health threat" in the U.S. — and while many of the nation's most polluted... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
German Measles Eliminated From Americas: Officials

German Measles Eliminated From Americas: Officials

German measles has officially been eradicated from North and South America, the first region of the world to... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
Doctors Save 3 Babies With

Doctors Save 3 Babies With "4-D-Printed" Airway Splints

Three small children who were born with a rare and often deadly defect to their windpipes are now healthy and... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
Blue Bell Inspections Find Crickets, Mildew & More

Blue Bell Inspections Find Crickets, Mildew & More

State health inspectors found crickets in a storage room, dirty mop buckets and mildew at Blue Bell’s sprawling... Watch »

Apr 30, 2015
State of the Air 2015: SoCal Breathing Dangerous Pollutants

State of the Air 2015: SoCal Breathing Dangerous Pollutants

Air pollution remains a "pervasive public health threat" in the U.S., with almost half of Americans —... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
Dalco Health Chief Says They Weren't Ready for Ebola

Dalco Health Chief Says They Weren't Ready for Ebola

Dallas’ head disease expert said Tuesday that the city’s health department was unequipped to handle last year’s... Read »

Apr 28, 2015
Kids With Lice Do Not Need to Miss School: Doctors

Kids With Lice Do Not Need to Miss School: Doctors

Children with head lice do not need to miss school, according to the country's leading group of pediatricians. Watch »

Apr 28, 2015
Why We Snack: New Clues on What Makes Us Munch

Why We Snack: New Clues on What Makes Us Munch

What drives us to snack? Two separate teams of researchers are trying to figure that out, and they've found that our... Read »

Apr 28, 2015
Chipotle Phases Out GMOs

Chipotle Phases Out GMOs

Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food. Watch »

Apr 27, 2015
Ice Cream Is Safe Despite Some Recalls: CDC

Ice Cream Is Safe Despite Some Recalls: CDC

Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat — even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Dallas Fiancee of Ebola Victim Pens Memoir

Dallas Fiancee of Ebola Victim Pens Memoir

Louise Troh, the fiancee of the first Ebola victim in the U.S., Thomas Eric Duncan, hopes "My Spirit Took You... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
Unusual Ice Cream Recalls Raise Questions About Cause

Unusual Ice Cream Recalls Raise Questions About Cause

Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
Ice Cream Risks: What's Behind Massive Jeni's, Blue Bell Recalls?

Ice Cream Risks: What's Behind Massive Jeni's, Blue Bell Recalls?

Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
Blue Bell to Begin

Blue Bell to Begin "Intensive Cleaning" at Facilities

Blue Bell Ice Cream will begin an intensive cleaning program and training Monday at its four production facilities... Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Ice Cream Company Recalls All Treats, Closes Shops

Ice Cream Company Recalls All Treats, Closes Shops

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is putting sales of its frozen treats on ice across the country due to a possible... Read »

Apr 23, 2015
North Texas Bracing for Mosquito Season

North Texas Bracing for Mosquito Season

North Texas is bracing for a busy mosquito season, but all the heavy rain may hold it off for a while. Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
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