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Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 07:52 PM CDT

Germ in Raw Milk, Poultry Now Tops Food Poisoning List

Germ in Raw Milk, Poultry Now Tops Food Poisoning List

The U.S. government's latest report card on food poisoning suggests that a germ commonly linked to raw milk and poultry is surpassing salmonella at the top of the culprit list. The report counts cases in only 10...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 05:26 PM CDT

Sweet Drinks Linked to Dementia: Study

Sweet Drinks Linked to Dementia: Study

Don't be so fast to finish that soda. The latest report from the Framingham Heart Study found that people who frequently drink sodas and fruit juices are more likely to have a poorer memory and less brain...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 07:21 PM CDT

White House Pushes Uncertain Bid to Revive Health Care Bill

White House Pushes Uncertain Bid to Revive Health Care Bill

Eager for a victory, the White House expressed confidence Thursday that a breakthrough on the mired Republican health care bill could emerge in the House next week. The chamber's GOP leaders, burned by a...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 10:50 PM CDT

Cedar Hill ISD Holds Forum About Mumps Problem

Cedar Hill ISD Holds Forum About Mumps Problem

The Cedar Hill Independent School District is dealing with a mumps outbreak. In the last two months, there have been 64 related cases among students and staff.

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 06:09 PM CDT

FDA Approves New Cosmetic Filler

FDA Approves New Cosmetic Filler

New cosmetic filler can help smooth lines and add volume to face, giving customers the perfect "selfie" look.

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 04:57 PM CDT

One El Centro College Student Confirmed to Have Tuberculosis

One El Centro College Student Confirmed to Have Tuberculosis

Students and staff attending one class at El Centro College may have been exposed to tuberculosis.

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 03:21 PM CDT

CDC to Launch Awareness Campaign Warning of Opioid Dangers

CDC to Launch Awareness Campaign Warning of Opioid Dangers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to launch a new ad campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of opioid addiction. CDC acting director Anne Schuchat discussed the problem at the National...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 10:45 AM CDT

Komen Fort Worth 2017 Race for the Cure

Komen Fort Worth 2017 Race for the Cure

Discussing the 2017 Susan G. Komen Greater Fort Worth Race for the Cure taking place on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Clearfork in Fort Worth.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 06:49 PM CDT

NTX Mosques Running Free Health Clinics for Uninsured

NTX Mosques Running Free Health Clinics for Uninsured

Doctors practice more than just their faith in several mosques across North Texas – they are also practicing medicine, free of charge.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 06:04 PM CDT

Health Headlines for Tuesday April 18, 2017

Health Headlines for Tuesday April 18, 2017

NBC 5's Bianca Castro has the health headlines for Tuesday April 18, 2017 including a study showing frog slime could cure the flu.

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