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Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 10:56 AM CST

Shkreli Belittles Students Who Recreated His $750 Drug

Shkreli Belittles Students Who Recreated His $750 Drug

Martin Shkreli, the infamous former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals who hiked the price on a drug used by HIV patients from $13.50 to $750, is making news again. This time belittling a group of Australian students...

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 05:36 PM CST

Mumps Cases Spark Precautions at Cleburne Schools

Mumps Cases Spark Precautions at Cleburne Schools

Two students in the Cleburne Independent School District are among the 10 cases of mumps triggering concern in Johnson County this week.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 05:44 PM CST

Tired of Chronic Fatigue?

Tired of Chronic Fatigue?

It’s often called a mystery illness, but people who suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome experience real pain and extreme fatigue. Researchers are looking to help those tired of chronic fatigue syndrome.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 11:52 AM CST

World AIDS Day 2016: Activists Urge Testing, Education

World AIDS Day 2016: Activists Urge Testing, Education

Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day. It's a time to remember over 35 million people who have died from the disease since the early-1980s. It's also a chance for health organizations and charities to raise awareness...

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 07:26 AM CST

'Magic Mushrooms' May Ease Anxiety, Depression: Studies

'Magic Mushrooms' May Ease Anxiety, Depression: Studies

The psychedelic drug in "magic mushrooms" can quickly and effectively help treat anxiety and depression in cancer patients, an effect that may last for months, two small studies show. It worked for Dinah Bazer,...

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 08:28 AM CST

Mumps Cases Identified in North Texas: Health Officials

Mumps Cases Identified in North Texas: Health Officials

The Texas Department of State Health Services is investigating two outbreaks of mumps in North Texas.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 06:42 PM CST

Mosquito Expert Predicts More Zika Cases

Mosquito Expert Predicts More Zika Cases

North Texas mosquito experts believe there will be more cases of people infected with the Zika virus by mosquitoes in Texas.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 04:26 AM CST

Arlington ISD Searching for Cause of Illnesses at School

Arlington ISD Searching for Cause of Illnesses at School

There's a mysterious illness going around at Nichols Junior High in Arlington.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 04:26 AM CST

Border Counties Prepare For Zika-Related Birth Defects

Border Counties Prepare For Zika-Related Birth Defects

Hidalgo County, one of six border counties in Texas considered high-risk for Zika transmission, is preparing for a possible influx in pregnant patients infected with the mosquito-borne illness.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 03:56 AM CST

Border Counties Prepare For Local Zika Transmission

Border Counties Prepare For Local Zika Transmission

Public health officials believe a Brownsville woman contracted the Zika virus from mosquitoes in Texas.

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