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Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 04:55 PM CDT

Teen Birth Rates Drop Among Blacks, Hispanics: CDC

Teen Birth Rates Drop Among Blacks, Hispanics: CDC

Birth rates among black and Hispanic teenagers have fallen dramatically over the past decade, but they’re still more likely to have babies compared to their white peers, according to a new report, NBC News...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 05:07 PM CDT

Cheaper & Designer Sunglasses Give Full UV Protection

Cheaper & Designer Sunglasses Give Full UV Protection

Cheap sunglasses and expensive designer eyewear deliver the same amount of UV protection, according to an investigation conducted by the “Today” show. University of California, Berkeley, optometrist Dr.

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 06:45 PM CDT

Zika Was in Haiti Before Brazil: Study

Zika Was in Haiti Before Brazil: Study

A new study shows the Zika virus was circulating in Haiti in 2014, long before it became obvious that it was spreading in Brazil, NBC News reported. The team checked out three mysterious infections in...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 05:51 PM CDT

Dozens of H.S. Baseball Players Sidelined By Flu

Dozens of H.S. Baseball Players Sidelined By Flu

Dozens of players from Wylie, Forney, Frisco Wakeland and Centennial high schools have been sidelined by the flu.

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 05:23 PM CDT

US Health Care Costs All Over the Map: Study

US Health Care Costs All Over the Map: Study

Health care prices vary in different parts of the U.S., according to a new study that digs into the pattern of costs around the country, NBC News reported. The report from the Health Care Cost Institute...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 04:41 PM CDT

Distracted Driving Program Aimed to Scare Teens Straight

Distracted Driving Program Aimed to Scare Teens Straight

Texas Health Presbyterian Plano is launching a new program aimed at allowing teenagers to experience the aftermath of a vehicle accident caused by distracted driving.

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